Patrick Tobin: Arms should be controlled |

Patrick Tobin: Arms should be controlled

The Second Amendment does not contain the word “guns.” It says, “arms.”

Nerve gas is an “arm” and is controlled. Napalm is an “arm” and is controlled. An AR-15 rifle is an “arm” but is not controlled.

All guns are “arms” and should be controlled.

Patrick Tobin

Nevada City

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