Letter: Franken against gun ownership
Published 3:09 pm Thursday, June 12, 2008
In one of Senate candidate Al Franken’s literary efforts titled, “Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot,” he reveals his personal feelings about a topic important to many Minnesotans. In chapter 12 of his book, I learned that candidate Franken is against private ownership of guns due to his belief that firearms in the home are “too dangerous.” I believe these views are more consistent with California or New York, where Mr. Franken still maintains corporate interests.
His problem is Minnesota has always been a pro-gun state. Remember, a bipartisan majority passed “conceal and carry.” I called the National Rifle Association’s legislative office April 22 for Senator Coleman’s most recent NRA rating score. Coleman’s previous votes and questionnaire answers qualified him for the highest category (A).
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