LETTER: Guns are for killing people

Should we ban the sale of toy guns [Out in the Field, August 21]? Yes we should.

Children have been conditioned to play with guns for generations. In the USA toy guns held by adults have been mistaken for real guns , and police have shot those holding them – a mistake, but it could happen here. Guns are not toys. They are for killing people. Why should children play with replicas?

Dorothy Forsyth

Chair, Eastbourne for Peace and Liberty, Meads Road

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