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Gun control won't accomplish much

Why didn't Jules Witcover use President Barack Obama's quote to the effect that "control measures as I have presented would most likely have not affected Newtown" ("Obama settles for half measures on gun control," March 19)?

And another question: How much will the homicide rate go down in Baltimore with the Nanny-Governor Martin O'Malley's new gun control laws? Let me help you — zero. But good citizens will pay more and be fingerprinted. That's a big whoop!

The disingenuousness is palpable.

Lyle Rescott, Marriottsville

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