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Sheriff addresses local gun owners

Sheriff Ken Furlong addressed a group of 23 gun rights advocates Tuesday evening to talk about gun control as the issue begins to heat up on the national stage.Furlong first listened to questions from the assembled group before speaking to all of the questions.“The problem is mental health,” Sheriff Furlong said.In many, if not all, mass-shootings nationwide, the individual has been mentally disturbed and, much of the time, hopeless, Furlong said. Once a person loses hope, there is little else to lose.When it comes to mental health, Furlong told the group the three key issues were affordability, accessibility and trust.“We …

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