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Letter to the editor: We want action on guns

Another day, another mass shooting, another NRA anthem: Guns don’t kill people, people kill people.

If this was a virus that was killing people every day, the federal government would use all means at its disposal to stop and eradicate the virus. Could this be the time when the U.S. Congress and president summon some intestinal fortitude to ban assault-style weapons that are capable of massacring 20 citizens in a matter of seconds?

If past reactions of prayers and sympathies, with little action, are the usual norm, I guess not. For the safety of our children and grandchildren and all of us, let’s start shouting from the byways and hilltops: We want action from the U.S.Congress and president — now.

Richard P. Davis


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