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letters | More sides to the gun debate

Silly logic abounds in notion that 2nd Amendment should only protect muskets

I FOUND Stephen S. Walker’s letter concerning the Second Amendment (“If it’s ‘original intent’ you seek, consider musket,” Dec. 21) to be quite interesting. I have taken the liberty of slightly rewriting it to apply to the First Amendment:

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