Guns: A coward’s choice


We keep hearing that we are the strongest and best nation in the world. The country that every other one should look up to and model themselves after. Yet, because of the self-serving majority of our Congress that allows themselves to be bought by the National Rifle Association (NRA) with their lobbying and political contributions, we now have to have armed guards not only at our banks, but at our malls, churches, movie theaters, universities and even our elementary schools.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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