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Vestal wrong about I-1491

Shawn Vestal’s article (Sept. 23) states that I-594 is a good thing. Now, I-1491. When eating an elephant, take one bite at a time? To disarm a citizenry is to take away their rights, one bite at a time until all their rights are gone.

If Shawn doesn’t own nor wants to own a weapon, then it’s his right. His desire to disarm law-abiding U.S. citizens is unconstitutional and a silly argument at best. Folks need to take responsibility for themselves and their families. If children were raised correctly, then this would be a non-issue. Government is and has always has been a poor parent.

Shawn says “scores” of gun sales were blocked. The definition of scores: noun – a group or set of twenty or about twenty. Using ambiguous terms is a disservice to all. Many laws are unenforceable. If no one was arrested for “lending a shotgun,” it doesn’t mean that the “law” wasn’t broken. When you roll through a stop sign (and didn’t get caught), it doesn’t mean you didn’t break the law.

Why push an absurd narrative/agenda and ignore the core of the problem? Criminals do criminal things. Establishing nonsensical laws targeting law abiding citizens is, well, foolish.

Kevin Dickey

Nine Mile Falls

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