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Does the NRA call the shots?

I become almost speechless when I hear the NRA and people like Fort Worth, Texas, Mayor Betsy Price speak of their right to assault weapons and the high-capacity magazines for them. I cannot understand why any "good, outstanding citizens" need them. This is beyond the scope of the Second Amendment. I admire President Barack and Vice President Joe Biden for being steadfast in the policies they wish to pass. We, the people, are supposed to be running the United States, not the NRA.

As for the better mental health policies and services the opponents of gun control like to put forth, I wonder if they realize they are the very ones who vote to cut these services.

Stephanie Strunge

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