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Gun control won’t work


Gun control will not work. Unfortunately. You know it, I know it. It’s just an excuse to avoid facing the real problem. It’s people. Our people. Like the drug addict who refuses to see what his addiction is costing himself and others, because the addiction is so powerful.

Canadians have guns, in roughly the same proportions we do. But their gun violence rate is roughly one-eleventh of ours. (Michael Moore’s movie, “Bowling for Columbine.”)

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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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