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Local view: Hypocritical to advocate violence to deter violence

Published 12/13/2013, Duluth News Tribune

District Court Judge Mark Munger wrote a very moving and heartfelt commentary explaining why some “modest, adult restrictions on assault weapons” should be imposed on the American people. Published on the News Tribune’s Sunday Opinion cover this past weekend, the piece, headlined, “Let tragedies bolster political will to end gun violence,” gave some very emotional testimony about Munger’s personal experience with a shooting and his years growing up as a hunter. He even touched on mental illness and the problem of our “culture of violence.” He hit all the talking points.

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