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Avoiding The Gun Question - Brevard NC


September 24, 2018

While I congratulate the Chamber of Commerce for a packed and well run Candidates Forum, I wonder about questions selected. A question, submitted but rejected, asked senate/representative candidates what safe, common sense gun laws they have supported or would if elected. Instead they asked “If you were in control of a billboard, where would you put it and what would it say?”

Thirty-four thousand Americans die from gun violence annually. USA Today reports gun violence is the top fear for 13- to 24-year olds. Gun violence costs $229 billion annually.

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