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We've got enough laws

Dear Editor,
I was interested in the article in the Great Bend Tribune concerning the new laws regarding scrap-metal licenses. You know we’re in a bad economy when people exert a fair amount of time, energy, labor (yes, albeit misguided or evil labor) to steal public-owned manhole covers, street-signs, and other metals such as copper pipes and plumbing-fixtures to sell as salvage at scrap yards.
I fully see the rationale that governmental entities local, state, and federal, take in wanting to be vigilant to catch such thieves who try to make some dollars off of their ill-gotten-gains. However, I ...


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