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Readers weigh in on guns, streetcars and the minimum wage

“I sat before the TV, once more outraged and weary, in the wake of another slaughter by a deranged gunman,” writes Gail Roberson of Leawood. “The sophistry of the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre’s sophistry kept echoing, ‘The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.’ Yet what he has really been saying is, ‘Every guy should have a gun.’”

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Readers weigh in on guns, streetcars and the minimum wage

“I sat before the TV, once more outraged and weary, in the wake of another slaughter by a deranged gunman,” writes Gail Roberson of Leawood. “The sophistry of the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre’s sophistry kept echoing, ‘The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.’ Yet what he has really been saying is, ‘Every guy should have a gun.’”

Readers weigh in on guns, streetcars and the minimum wage

“I sat before the TV, once more outraged and weary, in the wake of another slaughter by a deranged gunman,” writes Gail Roberson of Leawood. “The sophistry of the National Rifle Association’s Wayne LaPierre’s sophistry kept echoing, ‘The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun.’ Yet what he has really been saying is, ‘Every guy should have a gun.’”

Schools must ‘shut up and listen’ to students

Schools must address the silencing effect they have on children and how it shapes the “academic failure for students of color, poor students and a host of other oppressed students,” educator Christopher B. Knaus writes.

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For once, a debate with heat in Johnson County for commission chairman

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