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Ban guns, and killers will find other tools

Jeffrey Pollard Groton

Publication: The Day

Published 01/08/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 01/07/2013 04:33 PM

William Spengler killed two firefighters in Webster, N.Y. He also killed his 92-year-old grandmother more than 30 years ago. In both of these tragic incidents he used two different tools; one was a gun, the other was a hammer.

You could lay both of these tools side by side on a table and in a million years they would not harm anyone. The one common denominator was a deranged individual.

Many people are calling for a ban on guns, maybe we should look at hammers also. Or maybe we should look at doing something about deranged individuals.

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