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The gun debate


Petersburg residents, along with other Alaskans need to participate in the larger debate on gun violence and steer clear of the knee-jerk reaction, to simply restrict gun sales.

We suspect that gun violence that could be perpetrated on most Alaskan communities would make use of a privately owned weapon, not one recently purchased from a firearms dealer or merchant.

In some gun violence cases, as mentioned by U.S. Sen. Dan Sullivan, we’re paying a price caused by the, “hardening of our culture,” over the last 40 years from the influence of violent movies and video games.

In other insta...

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