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Letter to the editor: Stop the carnage

| Monday, March 12, 2018, 9:00 p.m.

Last month, we had another school shooting in the first 45 days of 2018. President Trump chose to admonish the shooter's aquaintances for not “reporting” him.

We also find out that the shooter legally purchased his AR-15. Young people are deemed too irresponsible to purchase and consume alcohol until they are 21, yet they are allowed to purchase a killing machine when they turn 18. Doesn't make a lot of sense, does it?

When will our elected officials, especially those in the GOP, act to stop this daily carnage? We have seen over the last 20 years that “thoughts and prayers” are useless. Time for commonsense legislation and barring NRA money from destroying our country.

Joe Lucas

South Side

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