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With the president

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

To the Editor:

The Constitution guarantees me the right to defend myself. Yeah, so I want a big assault rifle. I want a rocket launcher in my backyard. I want a fully equipped tank in my front yard.

Are we nuts?

There are laws that supersede my rights, if they have to ensure the safety of others.

I’m with the president.

Pat Offerman

Crystal Lake

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