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A society obsessed with guns and violence

A society obsessed with guns and violence

After the weekend's shooting in Las Vegas, Clark County Sheriff Doug Gillespie asked: "What precipitated this event? We do not know." ("Las Vegas rampage leaves five dead, including two police officers," June 8) I do. With more states allowing citizens to openly carry weapons into stores, libraries and churches; with the National Rifle Assn. convincing others that the best antidote to gun violence is more guns; and with people entertaining themselves watching movies and TV shows full of gratuitous violence, do we really need to ask, "What precipitated this event?" Just look in the mirror. Matt Giorgi Brea Dateline, Mission Viejo: A son kills his...