Tuesday, September 16, 2014     Volume: 15, Issue: 27
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How should the county treat dogs it has charged with being dangerous?

It depends on what the dogs are charged with doing.
They should be put to sleep, no matter what they did.
The county should have a no kill policy.
It's the owners fault if a dog does something the county deems as dangerous. The owner should be punished.

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Santa Maria Sun / Letter To The Editor

The following article was posted on January 16th, 2013, in the Santa Maria Sun - Volume 13, Issue 45 [ Submit a Story ]
The following articles were printed from Santa Maria Sun [santamariasun.com] - Volume 13, Issue 45

Our kids don't have a chance

Atascadero

Ron Snodgrass

News flash: Take away the Second Amendment. Take away the guns. Put into place more gun control laws. This will stop the killing. Coming from our so-called fix-it-all government.

News Flash: We don’t need any more gun control laws; what we need is drug control laws. We have 300,000 children in the school system that are on some kind of medical-doctor-prescribed, pharmaceutical, mind-altering prescription drugs. Medical doctors won’t stop messing with our kids’ minds; that is the problem here. It is not really about gun control; the issue here is pharmaceutical drug control.

The FDA has warned us for more than a decade about how these drugs backfire and cause violent and suicidal behavior in children and adolescents, and later increased this warning to include young adults up to the age of 25.

Connecticut has some of the strictest gun control laws in the entire United States.

The death penalty does not stop people from killing each other, and neither will no guns.