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A warped sense of rights

Soon high schools around the country will graduate their senior class with commencement ceremonies. The smartest students will give speeches and diplomas will be handed out. The future is in those students who become productive members of our society.

It’s sad, but most of us will never know their names or see them honored for their contributions to society. What we will know is the name of students who take guns to their school and commit mass murder. We will know all about those kids and little of the kids they kill and those who survive the terror of a school shooting.

Expect more thoughts and prayers from our congresswoman who will do nothing fearing the loss of NRA support. The Second Amendment was never about giving citizens the means to murder mass numbers of fellow citizens.

I recently had the TSA confiscate a 6-oz. bottle of duty-free vanilla extract from my carry-on bag. A child, on the other hand, can easily take their parents’ guns to school and murder at will. Americans have a warped sense of gun rights that gives undeserved fame to mass murderers.

Pete Scobby


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