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GUNS: Don’t blame senators for FWay killings

Letter by Charles E. Wood, Gig Harbor on April 24, 2013 at 11:33 am with No Comments »
April 24, 2013 11:33 am

Re: “In FWay, four more victims of American gun violence” (editorial, 4-23) and the accompanying cartoon’s last panel, asking why our senators voted against background checks.

What good would a background check have done? According to news reports, the perpetrator had a concealed weapons permit. I am certain that prior to his obtaining that permit, a background check would have been done. He had no arrest record, so he would have passed it.

It is a sad state of affairs, but no matter what laws are in place, the tragedy would have still happened. Everything that is now a law, was in place. Don’t blame our senators for these killings.


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