-Updated: January 21, 2013 5:10PMGLENVIEW — As face-offs between pro-gun use and pro-gun control advocates go, Sunday’s “Guns and Public Safety” forum in Glenview “was pretty tame,” forum speaker Mark Walsh said after it was over.
Despite Walsh’s low-key review, the event – billed as a review of public safety and gun legislation and judicial actions in the wake of the school shooting in Sandy Hook – quickly morphed into a raucous afternoon of anti-gun control activists heckling and jeering at panelists.
The New Trier Democrats-sponsored forum had been moved from the Wilmette Public Library to larger quarters in anticipation of a large crowd. It drew so many people to the Glenview Police Station auditorium that police closed the doors to newcomers shortly before the 2 p.m. start, leaving a throng outside and forcing other would-be attendees to l
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