Letter: Give us grenade launchers: Or maybe just howitzers

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To the editor:

I listen and read about the Las Vegas mass murderer and I wonder that a man with only a reported 19 rifles could wreak such damage in such a short period of time. Now that we all theoretically have access to semi-automatic and automatic weapons, what could be done about such a terrible thing?

My proposal is that we all should have access to rocket-propelled grenade launchers. A few "good people" with RPGs could have targeted the window and blown this miscreant away before he was able to kill all those people. Related damage to the hotel and the guests therein is of little concern, since an armed citizenry is all that keeps us from chaos and mass killings.

And if not RPGs and bazookas then perhaps we should all be given access, as per the Bill of Rights, to recoil-less rifles and perhaps howitzers?

L.H. Sigal,

Stockbridge

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