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SHOOTING: Obama must show leadership on guns

Letter by Ted Sanford, Gig Harbor on Dec. 17, 2012 at 11:51 am | No Comments »
December 17, 2012 3:48 pm

My wife and I are devastated by the latest mass shooting. President Obama is partly responsible. He’s been more concerned with staying on the right side of the NRA than protecting the lives of our little ones.

Present policies for automatic weapons are insane, and he knows it. You don’t need automatic weapons to shoot deer, aim at targets or defend against intruders. Their only purpose is killing people. They should be banned.

It is not only those who were killed and their loved ones who suffer from these shootings. Children everywhere suffer and are made afraid. They don’t understand.

Obama must show some courage and leadership. Do something!

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