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8 | January 25, 2018 | The Northbrook tower news northbrooktower.com Rep. Scott Drury voices opinions at Attorney General forum Xavier Ward Contributing Editor All of the candidates seeking the seat of Illinois Attorney General made one thing abundantly clear the night of Sunday, Jan. 14: They will do everything in their power to stop President Donald Trump. Stopping Trump’s agenda was a theme of the evening, but other issues left the eight would-be attorneys general divided. The candidates gathered at Grace Lutheran Church in Evanston for a discussion forum organized by activist group Action for a Better Tomorrow and The National Organization for Women. Among them, was 58th District Representative Scott Drury, D—Highwood. In his introductory statement, Drury talked about his past as a federal prosecutor, and discussed the need to not outsource corruption management to the federal government and newspapers. “We’re going to protect everyone that needs to be protected,” he said. The candidates were asked a series of four questions about gun violence, voter protection, police reform and marijuana legalization. On gun violence, Nancy Rotering, Highland Park Mayor, noted Highland Park’s assault rifle ban, which caused the National Rifle Association (NRA) to sue the City but was ultimately upheld by the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in 2015. “As attorney general, I will make this a priority and I will talk about why we need to move forward and allow our cities to have this conversation,” she said. Former governor Pat Quinn chimed in and noted that he, too, is at odds with the NRA over gun legislation he signed in the past. The gun violence discussion grew momentarily heated when Drury clashed with Illinois Sen. Kwame Raoul, D—Chicago, over Raoul’s 2013 negotiation of a concealed carry bill. Earlier in his remarks, Drury said the State will not pass meaningful gun legislation unless “people with spines” take it on. “I got a spine, because I have to go home to a neighborhood, and deal with my kids having to deal with gun violence in my neighborhood. I have a spine, that’s why the Illinois Council of Handgun Violence gave me the Lincoln Award in the very year you’re talking about,” Raoul said to Drury. “This is an important issue to me, and I have a spine.” Raoul comes from the Hyde Park neighborhood in Chicago, and has served in the Illinois Senate seat vacated by Barack Obama in 2004. While Drury and Raoul battled on gun violence, other issues were less divisive for the bunch. When discussing police reform, Rotering pushed for implementing resources and metrics to empirically measure how departments are performing and looking at mental health resources for officers who have been involved in violent incidences. The candidates also generally agreed on voter protection. Former federal prosecutor Aaron Goldstein discussing polling place accessibility said, “why are we voting in the coldest months of the year? It doesn’t make any sense.” He went on to say politicians need to make people want to vote. Chicago attorney Jesse Ruiz concurred, suggesting we should adopt some of the methods used by other countries such as stopping the sale of alcohol on voting days, as his parents’ home country of Mexico does. On the final issue of marijuana legalization, the candidates agreed Candidates seeking the AG seat: Nancy Rotering (D) Sharon Fairely (D) Aaron Goldstein (D) Renato Mariotti (D) Pat Quinn (D) Kwama Raoul (D) Jesse Ruiz (D) Gary Grasso (R) Erika Harold (R) across the board: legalize it. The eight are vying for the seat presently filled by Lisa Madigan, who announced in the fall she would not seek reelection. There are only two Republicans running, Gary Grasso, a Hinsdale litigator, and Erika Harold, a Harvard-educated Urbana lawyer, who also was the winner of the 2003 Miss America competition. STEM CELL MAGNET THERAPY Now Covered by Blue Cross Blue Shield Offered by Get Natural Relief from Arthritis & Soft Tissue Pain Relief, Regenerate, Rejuvenate QUALIFIED CANDIDATES: • Diagnosed with Osteoarthritis • Have a Soft Tissue Injury • Want a Non-Steroidal Option • Want to Avoid Surgery • Other Interventions have Failed CLINICAL STUDY: 92.5 % PATIENT SATISFACTION* Dr. Angelo Reyes, MD is a Leading Provider of Non-Surgical Treatment Options & Provider for Medicare & Most Insurances *Published in American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation PM R 9 (2017) 1236-1243 Glenview, Highland Park, Vernon Hills, Bloomingdale & Hinsdale 847.243.6978 Most Appointments available within 48 hours www.PAINfreePAINrelief.com The eight democratic candidates seeking the seat of Attorney General stand in front of Grace Lutheran Church in Evanston Jan. 14 for a discussion forum. Xavier Ward/22nd Century Media

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