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Gun control

January 31, 2013

Dear editor: I want to agree with Wayne Surdyk. He makes a lot of sense. We never had the problems about guns when I was growing up. We hunted animals and thats all we thought abou....

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colorado

Jan-31-13 7:33 PM

writer---I also am thinking pre 80's when discussing older movies. It's the age gap I guess----Think Roy Rogers, Lone Ranger,even Cartrights. The late 70's,80's started the blow them up, blood and guts movies.

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Brazil

Jan-31-13 4:08 PM

Yeah and that militia would end up shooting each other in the foot.

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archaeo1

Jan-31-13 10:05 AM

Jim,This is 2013, This is not the worl of the 50's. It seems to me that there is alot of talk about big brother taking all our guns,Quite a stretch .However what you believe seems prevelant on this Bd and actually in warren Co. It also showshow divided the country is right now, Ill bet you could start a good size militia in the area.actually I dont think it would be to hard to find the one that exists Regionally.

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Lifelongresident

Jan-31-13 9:54 AM

Writer10

First I'd like to state that I'm on the side of staying armed.

However I'm not sure your argument holds up. What percentage of movies pre-1970 showed violence of that nature? Also CGI has made killing people much more realistic than it's ever been. So I think that's why people use that argument.

But I will say if you go back to the early 1900s and read obituaries you'd be amazed at the graphic detail they used to print.

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mare1276

Jan-31-13 8:46 AM

NO one is talking about taking away ALL the guns, why do people say that? Misinformation.

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writer10

Jan-31-13 6:52 AM

I laugh when people claim that when they grew up movies were good and clean, then I see an old movie and there is tons of violence. Just watch "Night of the Living Dead" a fairly old movie with lots of head shots.

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