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Category: Guns
October 31, 2014 at 1:27 PM

Loaded with lead: We don’t have a lead bullet problem, just a government problem

Patrons line up in the booths inside Champion Arms Shooting Range in Kent on Aug. 8. (MARCUS YAM / The Seattle Times)

I reviewed you article “Loaded with lead” [Times Investigation, Oct. 17] based on my background as a shooter and a person educated in chemistry, toxicology and engineering.

We don’t have a leaded-bullet problem but a government and range owner/manager problem.

The efforts of federal and state agencies involving lead ammunition in shooting range safety need to


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