February 15, 2016–Recent Laws Endanger Children
Marc Klaas to detail fight to protect children from violent crimnals.
In 1993 Polly Klaas an innocent 12 year old girl was kidnapped from a slumber party. Polly was then raped and subsequently strangled to death by a repeat criminal offender. This was a devastating event; one that her father, Marc Klaas, could never have imagined. Since 1993 Marc Klaas has tirelessly fought for the safety and rights of all our children and grandchildren. Through his non- profit organization, KlaasKids Foundation, he has made the safety of our children a top priority.
Klaas has been an active voice with our legislators and lawmakers, fighting for the rights of our children and to keep criminals behind bars. As liberal agendas try to push for lighter sentences and too many second chances, Klaas has been the voice of reason speaking from a personal prospective of the harm these agendas can cause.
Marc will be discussing the ongoing fight to keep dangerous criminals away from our innocent children. He will highlight the recent bills and initiatives which liberals are trying to push through. Recent cases such as the trial of local teen Sierra LaMar will be discussed as well as an in-depth review of legislation including SB18 and the recently passed Prop 57 which put all our children at risk.
Mr. Klaas has appeared on most network television newsmagazines, syndicated talk shows and is a regular resource for CNN, FOX and MSNBC, offering commentary on missing children and victim’s rights. He has written for Newsweek Magazine and published editorial opinions for newspapers as diverse as the San Francisco Chronicle, San Jose Mercury News and the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A sought after speaker, Mr. Klaas has shared a podium with President Bill Clinton, New York Governor George Pataki, California Governor Gray Davis; Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mayor Guliani and many other distinguished civic leaders. Mr. Klaas travels extensively through the United States facilitating town-hall meetings, encouraging innovative solutions and proven programs that positively impact crime, abuse and neglect that plague children in so many of our communities. He also counsels and advises numerous victim families and families of kidnapped children.
Date: Wednesday February 15, 2017
Time: Check begins at 9:00 AM, Program Begins at 9:30 AM
Location: Three Flames Restaurant, 1547 Meridian Ave, San Jose 95125
Cost: $15 includes buffet breakfast. Free to SVARW Reagan, Gold and Sponsor Members