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October 19, 2017

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On clips, silencers, NRA an enemy of public safety
On its website, the National Rifle Association has posted talking points for opponents of bans on high-capacity magazines. But what’s absent from the NRA’s list is any claim of a legitimate need for high-capacity clips.
NRA fires blanks in campaign against commonsense gun controls
When the NRA argues against banning high-capacity magazines, what it is really saying is that public safety takes a backseat to gun-owner convenience ...

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GOP two-faced on Russia
Many GOP leaders have largely kept their distance as House and Senate intelligence committees and the Senate Judiciary Committee conduct their separate Russia probes, which are independent of the current one by special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director. But as reported by Politico, most ardent Donald Trump supporters say it’s time to …
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By Sam Pizzo, Henderson
Constitution has no gun limits
When bad actions take place, such as what happened in Las Vegas, some people are so quick and desperate to propose ways to deter such actions from occurring in the future that they have no care in the world about …
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By Mark Zloczover, Boynton Beach, Fla.
Tucson victim sends prayers
My heart and prayers go out to the victims’ families, the survivors and the entire community as they begin to process …
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By Jim Tucker, Tucson, Ariz.
Australian sends warm thoughts
Our heart goes out to the families of all those who lost their lives, the injured and those who were not injured but will carry mental scars for the rest of their lives. ...
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By Jim Vagne, Moggill, Queensland, Australia
Trump won’t be ousted
One piece of advice: Trump’s removal ain’t ever gonna happen, sir. Better suck it up for the next four years or it’s gonna be a bumpy ride for all you of the liberal persuasion. ...
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By George Pucine, Las Vegas
Give the gift of a hug
My heart goes out to the city of Las Vegas. There is nothing I can say to ease your pain from the horrific killings of so many people, to those injured or to all the people who witnessed the carnage. ...
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By Nancy L. Smith, Proctor, Minn.
Arctic refuge is a treasure
Recently, I traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with our federal representatives about the attempt to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. ...
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By Paul Rodriguez, Henderson
Hefner column hits sour note
Give Hugh Hefner some credit for his style of putting a little fun in our lives. ...
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By Stan Broselow, Las Vegas
City becomes Angel Town
Las Vegas headliner/entertainer Frankie Moreno, who donated the entire proceeds of his most recent performance to the families of the victims, said it best when he proclaimed that “Sin City” became “Angel Town” on that night and on the days that followed. ...
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By Darryl Cornelius, Las Vegas
Weapons simply too destructive
The indiscriminate killing of concertgoers Oct. 1 demonstrated the lethality of military-style assault weapons when used for a purpose befitting their design. ...
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By Rick Reynolds, Las Vegas

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