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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Gun insanity: Revisited

Editor, the Journal,

This letter is in response to Dr. Busacca's Letter to the Editor on Jan. 11, "Gun Insanity."

Dr. Busacca, you have been a long-standing, respected member of Mason County, but your letter, while spirited, veers away from historical precision and distorts key statistics.

First, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, guns are not the leading cause of death for people under 20. I suspect you got that statistic from a flashy headline where in 2020 it briefly surpassed auto accidents. But, alas, reading just headlines, and not the fu...

 

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