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09/08/2011

NRA Lobbyist to Speak on Second Amendment During Constitution Day on Sept. 16

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 Her lecture will take place at 2 p.m. Sept. 16 in Dina’s Place in the DiGiorgio Campus Center.
 Part of her talk will touch on the District of Columbia v. Heller case, the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in 2008 overturning Washington, D.C.’s ban on handguns and on self-defense in the home.

ROCK HILL, S.C. - Suzanne Anglewicz, a lobbyist for the National Rifle Association, will talk on Constitution Day on Sept. 16 at Winthrop University about the history of the right to bear arms and recent court opinions relating to the Second Amendment.

Her lecture will take place at 2 p.m. Sept. 16 in Dina’s Place in the DiGiorgio Campus Center. Part of her talk will touch on the District of Columbia v. Heller case, the Supreme Court’s historic ruling in 2008 overturning Washington, D.C.’s ban on handguns and on self-defense in the home.

Anglewicz is the manager of political and legislative activities for NRA-ILA’s Grassroots Division where she promotes various NRA programs in support of the right to keep and bear arms. In addition, she coordinates and conducts the association’s legislative and election workshops, and represents the association in events and public speaking engagements nationwide.

Before coming to the NRA in 2005, Anglewicz worked as a law clerk for one of the most noted Second Amendment attorneys in the country, Stephen P. Halbrook, where she gained invaluable legal experience working on various firearm cases before the courts, including the United States Supreme Court. Prior to that, while a law student, she worked for Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners helping citizens promote the safe use and ownership of firearms through legislation and litigation. Anglewicz also has extensive political experience working on various state and federal campaigns across her home state of Michigan, as well as previously working for the Michigan Republican State Committee.

Anglewicz attended Michigan State University earning a bachelor’s degree in political theory and constitutional democracy and has also received a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She is admitted to both the state of Illinois Bar and Washington, D.C. Bar. 

For more information, contact the Office of University Relations at 803/323-2236.


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