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TERRORISM: Background check to buy pressure cooker?

Letter by Tally J. Hull, Eatonville on April 17, 2013 at 4:08 pm with No Comments »
April 17, 2013 4:08 pm

What we have learned from the Boston Marathon tragedy is that pressure cookers, in the wrong hands, can be lethal.

A viable solution to prevent this from happening again is to have all pressure cookers registered. And anyone who purchases a pressure cooker should have a complete background check.

Of course, this won’t account for stolen ones or those bought and sold at cooking shows. But it would be a start, and those loopholes could be addressed in the future.

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