Letters to the Editor

LETTERS: Gang activity, and Youngkin’s violent crime task force

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Dear editor: I was interested and pleased to see that Governor Youngkin had established a task force on violent crime. I hope this task force will focus on both prevention and reaction strategies.  Too many such groups come back with recommendations that are heavy on areas like more police officers, increased funding for law enforcement, and stiffer jail sentences. There’s […]

LETTERS: Reader opposes more gun laws

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Dear Editor, Recently in our community, a sophomore guard on the state champion Highland Springs High School boys’ basketball team died after a shooting. The political establishment says and the media response is “We need more gun laws!” The people and the victims say “Shooters don’t obey laws.” Police in Richmond are investigating after a juvenile was shot and killed […]

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