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By Avery Hoyt
White Salmon 

Time to update the constitution


To the Editor:

I’m saddened by the recent mass shooting in Roseburg. Like I was saddened by the mass shooting in Charleston and was saddened by the mass shooting before that. We seem to collectively forget that mass shootings occur every three to six months in the United States. A few days after the shooting in Roseburg, it was already becoming old news.

I’m optimistic when I think about working together as a country to fix our broken gun laws. These gun laws give millions of responsible gun owners space to own guns for sport and personal protection and also give space to violent offenders to commit all kinds of crimes.

While the premise of the 2nd Amendment is sound, it should be upd...

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