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Certain restraints on guns make sense

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As a farmer I need and keep a gun. It is a tool, like a calf-puller, kept handy and brought out when needed. And never predictably. My wife groans to see it, for it is inevitably a sign that things have taken a bad turn and there is no other remedy. Sometimes the occasion is an act of mercy. Sometimes it is an act of protection. I have killed dogs and coyotes attacking livestock. I ...

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March 25, 2013
5:20 p.m.

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Bravo! A voice of reason cutting through all the hyperbole and--frankly--bull excrement. Thank you.