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Updated: October 11, 2013 6:12AM



No to involvement in Syria;
yes to some gun limits

I agree in part with Tommy Neil Whitak. We are a humanitarian country but that does not mean we have the right to police the world. It is difficult to see atrocities taking place against any human life, but, we along with other nations have signed a pact (the U.N.) and we should abide by it or get out.

As for government taking away our guns, I don’t think that will happen as so many cities now have “right to carry.” I’m not in favor of it. Just a few weekends ago Chicago had 30 shootings and the following weekend, they had 22.

Yes, our founding fathers gave us the right to bear arms. Not in a million years did they have the vision we would have the capability to come up with so many ways to kill so many people in so little time. I too believe we have the right to a gun to protect home and family — a gun, not assault rifles with 100-round clips. These, I’m sure you have read, are used to kill innocent school children.

Lue Bottomlee

Crown Point



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