Education, engagement can prevent shootings
Dear Editor, Thank you for publishing “AP Study: Accidental shootings claim teens, young children in New York, northern New Jersey,” Oct. 15, 2016,.
How will we open a sane conversation about gun safety? Even in bucolic Woodstock, we have a memorial field named after Andy Lee, who was accidentally shot to death when I was a secondor third-grader in 1954.
Every one wants to keep their children safe, gun owners and non-owners alike. Safety education and community engagement are the only way in this polarized climate.
Sarah Mecklem member. New Yorkers Against Gun Violence/Ulster County Woodstock