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Guns OK’d for county buildings

Supervisors amend law after complaint filed with AG’s office. (July 22, 2014, Page 1)

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    Letters to the Editor

    Preston Ray Garrett writes about gun control and government involvement, urging a move that would place armed officers in every school in America. (May 15, 2013, Page 4)

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      Letters to the Editor

      Peter Frost writes about the anger at the government that has dominated the news recently and urges everyone to do what they can to make things better. (April 24, 2013, Page 4)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Rob Winkler writes to take issue with a recent Jimmy Reed column and to say that no one is calling for the government to “disarm all citizens.” (January 31, 2013, Page 4)

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          Letters to the Editor

          Vance Justice writes to encourage readers to take a further look at Justice Scalia’s opinion in District of Columbia v. Heller in regard to the Second Amendment and gun control, while T. Kim Funderburk writes to note the tremendous response and support of the lady whose house burned just before Christmas. (January 25, 2013, Page 4A)

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            History Repeating Itself

            Local columnist Jimmy Reed writes about gun control, saying that the ultimate goal of gun control is total power over the people. (January 22, 2013, Page 4)

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              Letters to the Editor

              Jim Shollenberger writes to say that the language in the Second Amendment is pretty clear when it comes to guns and a militia, Harry P. Owens writes to say that we need to move forward with reasonable gun regulations and David Smith writes to say that a recent editorial cartoon distorted the truth and misinformed readers about tax increases. (January 18, 2013, Page 4A)

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                Guns as targets in times of tragedy

                Dr. Will Dabbs writes a guest column about gun use and gun control in light of the recent tragedy in Connecticut, noting that there are issues that need to be dealt with rather than almost immediately seeking a gun ban. (January 11, 2013, Page 4A)

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                  Reflecting on Sandy and Sandy Hook

                  Green columnist Milly West reflects on how changes in legislation can help protect our future generations against violence and damaging the environment. (January 4, 2013, Page 3B)

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                    We must do better than ‘I don’t know’

                    Editor Don Whitten writes about the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and points out that we, as a society, still haven’t come up with the answers that will help prevent such senseless killings. That, Whitten writes, cannot continue to be an acceptable response. (December 17, 2012, Page 4A)

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