Well, I should have know that Ken Soderstrom (Public Forum, May 26, “Gun control partly to blame”) would again state that government laws are the reason for gun violence. What a diametrically opposed position that he takes. One, tell the government and its laws to stay away in any shape or form from gun control. And, two, the government has put in place laws that you can’t pack a piece, unless you are mentally unbalanced, in certain places.
So far in eastern North Carolina, we have had a concealed weapons carrier blow a hole in a retail store’s bathroom. No more shopping at that place for me with my grandkids. I have seen in the paper where several homeowners have rebuffed intruders with guns. That is where guns should stay. If you want to go back to vigilantes, then save taxes and get rid of the sheriff and the city police departments.
Harrington had a letter in the paper also stating the federal government is trying to take our six shooters away. I am not worried about the feds taking my six shooter away, but I am worried about the extremist in our society. That includes the above mentioned individuals, the current leadership of the NRA, and kooks like the most recent one in Colorado. They are all part of the problem.
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