Dealing With Violence

Regarding the editorial "Save the Children (and the Adults)": While I agree with the author's views toward the senseless violence in our society, it seems to me that gun control alone will not get the job done. The people who would obey this law are not the people causing the problem. If all of this country's guns would disappear overnight, we would still have a problem.

In the long run, we would be better off if we could focus all our ire on a school system that, in many cases, refuses to teach moral values. Leif Erickson, Aliceville, Ala.

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