Dear Dad,

It happened again. A troubled kid carried out an unthinkable act — killing his classmates and teachers with a weapon of war.

I remember you said, “I won’t vote for them — they’ll take my guns away.” Since I can’t talk to you, I’ve asked many of the people in my life you would trust most about these military-type weapons.

Uncle Bill said no one should need a weapon like the one he carried in Vietnam just to kill a deer. Your nephew, Franklin — who is still teaching in North Carolina — agreed. …

Roger Dean Huffstetler

.@USMC Veteran. @UnivWestGa and @HarvardHBS alum. Worked at @Twilio, founded Zillabyte. Democratic Candidate for Congress in VA-05.

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