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Gun violence will be the topic of discussion at the next York County Federation of Democratic Women meeting to be held later this month.

Deb Marteslo, the volunteer state leader with the Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America, is slated to be the keynote speaker, according to a release from the federation.

Nearly 12,000 gun-related murders occur in the United State each year, the release notes.

The meeting will be held on Saturday, Feb. 27 at Meadow Hill Restaurant, 2935 E. Prospect Road in Windsor Township . Lunch is at 11:30 a.m., and the meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m.

For more information about the York County Federation of Democratic Woman, go to yorkdemwomen.org.

— Reach Greg Gross at ggross@yorkdispatch.com.

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