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I am a Marine, and the argument my coworkers make is that violence will happen if guns are outlawed, so why do anything. I disagree. If I have to ch… Read MoreView/Share
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In 2004, I, Jean Paul Laurent, a native of Haiti, came to the United States with very limited Englis… Read MoreView/Share