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More guns won't make us safer

More guns won't make us safer

It's hard to decide where to begin when responding to the letter, "Gun control makes us less safe" (March 16), regarding his perception of the perils of gun control. The author alleges that more guns will make our society safer, and that the only people carrying guns in our state are criminals. He claims that more guns equal less crime, and, without citation of any statistics or research, purports that rape would be almost nonexistent.

Because much of Congress takes its cues (and money) from the National Rifle Association, our nation's firearms legislation is...

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