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Telling sad truths

Published September 2, 2012 11:25 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2012, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

Pat Bagley is "right on" in his selection of topics, especially for Utah. I liked his Aug. 20 cartoon: "The solution to obesity: supersize. The solution to tobacco related illness: smoke more. The solution to gun violence: more guns." Sad truths for us all. The cartoon showed the pockets of a National Rifle Association man being stuffed with money from gun manufacturers. Also true.

Draper now has the distinction of having one of its newest businesses be a gun shop. The window shows a silhouette of an assault rifle and a message that it sells them.

This is next door to a family pizza restaurant, which is next to a family ice-cream store.

Someone is off the mark on what is acceptable in a family-oriented shopping center.

Dotty Wrathall

Draper