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Chuck Pinkey

April 10, 2013

Top 10 reasons Skip West is wrong


Finally, No. 10 is about violence and how I am trying to incite it. Once again, I find myself engaged in a battle of wits with an unarmed opponent. Look, Skip, no one wants trouble. However, Americans feel very strongly about our freedoms and especially our right to keep and bear arms under the Constitution. 

With restrictive laws passed without public input, tip lines, polarizing figures like Obama, Biden, Feinstein and Cuomo “making hay” after every tragic shooting, registration of assault rifles, background checks for every box of 22 LR ammo, proposed $2,000 per year insurance policies for all gun owners, newspapers publishing names and addresses of gun owners … am I the one causing trouble, Skip?

CHUCK PINKEY is a retired area businessman. He can be reached at The views expressed in this column do not necessarily reflect those of The Daily Star and its editorial board, but the author thinks they ought to.

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