“Vicious Gunfire”

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“I wont have a gun in my house,” she said.

“Why it is just a piece of sporting equipment,” he retorted.

“Guns kill,” she said.

“True but so do hammers and frying pans,” he retorted.  “It is people that kill.  A gun is just a tool.  It is the use of the tool and the intent of the user that is the issue.”

“Then why do all those reporters call it vicious gunfire?”

“Now, you’re being silly.  Shooting a paper target isn’t vicious,” he said.

“Silly?  Then why is the silhouette in the shape of a man?”

“Umm,” he hedged.

“Exactly,” she said. “It’s still linked to violence.”

Sometimes there is nothing more vicious than discussions about gunfire.

Padre

Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge: Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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