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John Lewis

Finally, a modicum of sanity on guns

I commend Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger and other congressional Democrats who have shown the courage to stand up for the American people ("Md. Democrats join House sit-in over gun control; protest gets heated in chamber," June 22).

One of the chief responsibilities of government is to keep the citizens safe. I feel safer when I am out of the country than I do when I go to church, the supermarket, the movie theater or the mall at home.

As a boy I was fan of Westerns — the Lone Ranger and Hop-along Cassidy were my heroes. I had a...

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