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Dear Editor: Abortion is More Worrisome than Gun Violence

Dear Editor,

Usually more than half of all gun deaths that occur in this country are due to suicide or accident. Therefore of the 715,000 gun deaths that occurred in the US in the last 20 years, as mentioned in last week’s letter to the Editor, around 300,000 were homicides. All gun death is tragic, especially gun homicide. While I do not believe gun control is the answer to this problem I do believe it is imperative that we as a country address what is causing people to kill others. Guns are a tool to kill but they are not the cause. While we can acknowledge the gun homicide rate is much too...


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