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by Randy Cassingham

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Well, the Meetings Are Awfully Orderly These Days
The Modesto (Calif.) City Council is debating whether council members should be allowed to carry guns to official meetings. The issue came up because one councilman is a retired sheriff’s deputy, and has a right to carry a gun. “I’m an expert in firearms training,” notes Councilman Will O’Bryant, who refuses to say whether or not he packs his gun to meetings. “I never comment on where I carry my weapon.” Some have expressed concern that heated debates could lead to a shootout, but Councilwoman Janice Keating, who sits next to O’Bryant, isn’t concerned. “We’re from the Central Valley,” she says. “Guns are like a way of life.” (Modesto Bee) ...Besides, it’s much more dangerous when the councilmen shoot off their mouths.
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