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LETTER TO THE EDITOR: No good reason to be advertising guns for sale

What is this push in the advertising in your newspaper for guns, asks letter writer

To the editor,

What is this push in the advertising in your newspaper for guns? There is only one purpose for a gun: to kill.

I am not naive, a bleeding heart or a starry-eyed person. I grew up in a log cabin in the Cariboo. My father was a registered, responsible big-game guide. We ate wild meat. I was very familiar with guns and surrounded by them. I was taught one thing, that guns are for killing.

Pellet guns and the like maim and hurt when they hit. I know. Bows and arrows? Unnecessary.

Stop advertising such dangerous items.

M. Armstrong, Nanaimo


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