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Weston Mother to Walmart: Don't Sell Guns

She thinks Walmart should stop selling guns.

(Editor's note: Amabel Chan, a Weston resident, recently went to the Walmart in Norwalk. Following the events of Dec. 14 in Newtown, Chan was upset the retailer had "machine gun-style pellet guns" on display. She wrote the following letter to S. Robson Walton, chairman of Walmart.)

Dear Mr. Walton,

I am a single mother of four children living in Weston, CT, 10 miles from the Sandy Hook Elementary School.

You have the financial power and political clout to make changes. Please help make a difference in our nation with gun control and discouraging the use of weapons, instead of condoning its use via the sale of weapons at Walmart.

It would be great if my single voice was heard by a man who could make that change happen.

Sincerely,

Amabel Chan

Karla Donovan December 18, 2012 at 03:31 PM
I completely agree with Ms.Chan.
Mark Lee December 18, 2012 at 08:11 PM
These killers didn't buy their guns from a shop, they stole them from people who already owned them How will taking them out of shops do anything?
Jacob Nussel December 19, 2012 at 12:21 AM
Your putting pictures of air soft guns seriously? Way to mislead people
Connie Dickerson December 19, 2012 at 04:51 PM
Completely agree with Ms. Chan. The presence of guns is one reason I do not shop at Walmart.
Kevin Milligan Jr. December 26, 2012 at 06:00 PM
So should walmart stop selling snack cakes too how about candy and soda while we are at it? Obesity is rampant in this country yet noones complaining about that or the hundreds of other things that can kill us.

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