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The Dreaded Thought of Gun Control

After the recent Las Vegas massacre by a supposed lone gunman armed with multiple assault weapons, sevral people asked me for my take on the possibility that this individual really acted alone and basically what I think of common sense gun control. I'd like to wait for a final conclusion of the investigtors on the ground at the scene before theorizing too much about the first question, but The overall idea of COMMON SENSE gun control has always appealed to me. I DO NOT advocate banning all guns from civilians entitled and qualified to purchase and own them; any legislation pointed in that direction is nothing more than a waste of time and a disaster waiting to happen. However, the laws as now written are disjointed nationwide and in need of COMMON SENSE refurbishment. A quick fix would not be overly difficult, but should be addressed by people who understand statute law, the public's right to basic protection from incidents like these and the point of view of the average law-abiding gun owner.

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Cheryl Peyton
This is a remarkable retelling of a senseless and, arguably, preventable mass killing of innocents by an unbalanced individual. It... Read More
Friday, 06 October 2017 22:08
Wayne Zurl
Thank you, Cheryl.
Friday, 06 October 2017 23:19
Sam Bledsoe
Wayne Zurl has written and shared with us a sad but powerfully moving story about guns in America. He has broad experience in this... Read More
Monday, 09 October 2017 15:20
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What a Way to Make a Livin'

(This is an essay I wrote for Rachel Holbrook's online literary journal that's dedicated to women's issues. She calls it The Same, tagline: "The more things change, the more they stay the same." It's URL is: https://thesame.blog/submissions)

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Cheryl Peyton
J Edgar might have qualified to work at W.H. Miner if his dresses covered his knees. Yeah, he was a fruitcake. I can believe that ... Read More
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 17:56
Wayne Zurl
The number of stories you ladies can tell would far outweigh any J. Edgar could have generated. Unless we talk about female FBI ag... Read More
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Susan L Kite
Thankfully, I was in a job that wasn't based on gender, but did work with some teachers who remembered the dress codes of the da... Read More
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 22:01
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