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August 28, 2013 at 6:38 PM

Seattle businesses go gun-free

Serious situation

The letter to the editor from Ian King is silly. [“Northwest Voices: Cutlery ban?” Opinion, Aug. 26.]

Cutlery is only dangerous at very close range, while guns can be used from a distance. Drive-by shootings and bank robberies use guns. I have not heard of a drive-by cutlery robbery.

King does not seem to appreciate the serious situation that Mayor Mike McGinn is addressing.

Michael Clarke, Redmond

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