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Letters | DEBATE STIRRED OVER GUN VIOLENCE

Defense of NRA ad underplays a key point

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In response to Michael LaBrie’s Jan. 20 letter “NRA right in seeing double standard in armed guards for first family”: President Obama’s kids are no more important or deserving of protection than my kids. However, they have a higher profile, because Obama is a head of state. Heads of state around the world and their families can and do become targets for political assassination. Therefore, they have bodyguards.

M ICHAEL J . C HAPMAN

Worcester

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