Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

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In response to "We Are in Trouble," the July 8 column by PG editorial director Keith C. Burris:

Yes, Mr. Burris, indeed we are in trouble because people like you refuse to embrace serious solutions to our problems. You ask what can be done about the all-too-frequent shootings in our schools, streets, offices, cinemas, malls, concerts, sporting venues, restaurants, churches and homes? The serious solution is simple but politically unpalatable to our bought-and-paid-for Congress.

Basic facts: more guns = more gun deaths. Less guns = less gun deaths.

This has been proved to be true by the vast majority of the international community that have the common sense and guts to legislate accordingly. If you want to play with guns, join the military.Or learn to enjoy shooting hoops, pool, craps or the breeze instead of guns.

The alternative is to accept the daily carnage as the price to pay for our delirious worship of a misrepresented SecondAmendment.

Yes, Mr. …

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