Enough is enough. Let’s stand behind our president and help him ban assault-style rifles once and for all.

The National Rifle Association has made millions by brainwashing their ignorant followers with the slogan: “The only way to stop a bad guy with a gun is with a good guy with a gun.”

Tell that to the little girl in Uvalde, Texas, who trembled under her desk holding the hand of her dead classmate while swarms of armed police scampered around  in the vacant hallways.

Courage is an unarmed man tackling a home grown American terrorist with a gun to protect his family.

I do not feel safe when I see a man strutting down the aisle in Walmart with a gun on his hip. I feel absolute terror.

I think the solution is not only a ban on the NRA’s weapons of mass destruction, but actual background checks, mental health exams, anger management and simple gun safety classes — and throw in some common sense.

Carole Richards, Livermore

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