Will shooting range increase violence?

first_imgMore from The Daily Gazette:Local movie theater operators react to green lightEDITORIAL: Thruway tax unfair to working motoristsFoss: Should main downtown branch of the Schenectady County Public Library reopen?EDITORIAL: Find a way to get family members into nursing homesEDITORIAL: Urgent: Today is the last day to complete the census Categories: Letters to the Editor, Opinion The photo of the woman with the pouty pursed lips on the top right corner of page C1 of the Oct. 21 Daily Gazette is disturbing. Is the gun a sex object? Is a shooter more attractive?The article quotes the chief operating officer of Modern Round Entertainment Corp., Mr. Bill Scheidhauer, as saying: “People come to have a drink and some food while also getting the chance to shoot at zombies or participate in other action scenarios.” Drinking and practice shooting “laser technology-based replica firearms” doesn’t sound like gun safety to me.Do you think this “virtual interactive shooting experience” will increase gun violence in the city?Greer PomeroyDuanesburglast_img read more