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Armed & prudent

Tribune-Review
| Tuesday, November 18, 2014 9:00 p.m

A gun is an inanimate object. It’s the person behind the gun who pulls the trigger. Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto’s latest anti-gun proclamations, while probably well-meaning, are very shortsighted.

Those of us who live in the real world understand we live in perilous times. Daily reports of robberies, rapes and assaults, let alone terrorists and ISIS beheadings, are constant reminders that prudent citizens appreciate our God-given right “to keep and bear arms.” Luke 11:21 states, “When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace.”

Marjorie Provan

White Oak

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