Go after the street criminals, not the legitimate gun owners

Go after the street criminals, not the legitimate gun owners

I read with interest and disdain Noreen O’Donnell’s April 6 column, “We must find a way to stop gun violence.” (The column criticized National Rifle Association efforts to oppose “common-sense” laws aimed at stemming gun deaths. - Editor.)
Her statements echo the same feelings of the gun owner as it concerns the lunatics who perpetrated these unnecessary horrific killings around the country. It is for this reason that we must allow the presence of guns in and around our society! Were there someone who was in possession of a weapon legally, they might just have been able to stop the recent carnage well before they came to their final toll. The accused gunman in Pittsburgh, where three police officers were shot and killed Saturday, stated that he acted because he believed President Barack Obama intends to further ban guns. I think this is definitely deranged reasoning on the part of this lunatic. The average licensed gun owner is very mindful of his ability to cause harm and goes through, by training, every means to keep a low profile when carrying a weapon for personal protection…
http://www.lohud.com/article/20090409/OPINION/904090352/1076/OPINION03

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