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Reader Input: Citizens’ academy no police ‘pastime’
Friday May 03 2013
In response to Arlene Holm, (“Academy story sick, appalling,” Reader Input, April 19): I’m currently attending the 2013 Auburn Citizens Awareness Academy, and I ...
Reader input: Go after the drug industry
Sunday Apr 28 2013
I’ve been reading the pro and con about gun control, being pushed as the answer to all the killings over the past several years. Now I see the cartoon by Jerry Holbert (Visua ...
Reader Input: What happened to fist fights?
Friday Apr 26 2013
My dad was a cattle rancher and I grew up with guns and enjoyed hunting, but what happened to the simple fist fight? In my experience, combatants didn’t reach for guns. (With ...
Reader Input: US electorate gutless on guns
Wednesday Apr 24 2013
Shameful indignation again! One of the biggest threats to our democracy is the ability to intimidate, buy off, or otherwise discourage proper response from our elected officials. ...
Reader Input: US Senate’s gun vote shameful
Tuesday Apr 23 2013
I want to applaud Rosalie Wohlfromm for her letter calling out the United States Senate for their shameful vote against universal background checks on the sale of all guns in this ...
Reader Input: US legislators’ gun vote ‘shameful’
Friday Apr 19 2013
As I weep for those killed and maimed in Boston, I also am furious at our legislators’ failure to do what we, the vast majority of Americans want, that being background check ...
17-year prison term for marijuana ring's kingpin
Wednesday Apr 17 2013
The leader of a Sacramento Valley-based marijuana ring caught with a massive outdoor grow operation in the Alta area of Placer County has been sentenced to a 17-year, 6-mon ...
Auburn police give academy a shot at their guns
Sunday Apr 14 2013
When I laced up my running shoes to go to the shooting range for the Auburn Police Department’s Citizens Awareness Academy, I opted to go with them over my standard dress sho ...
Reader Input: Regulate the people, not guns
Thursday Mar 28 2013
Re: “Does U.S. mirror 1958 China?” (John T. Nightingale, Reader Input, March 21): Those who advocate the removal of weapons from the general public should go back in ...
Reader Input: NRA lobbyist’s comments gall
Wednesday Mar 20 2013
Wayne La Pierre, the “silver tongued devil” lobbyist, strikes again with some amazing comments at the Conservative Political Action Conference convention. Here’ ...
Reader input: Guns were not the purpose
Sunday Mar 17 2013
I have enjoyed the debate over gun ownership in the Journal. I would like to contribute an historical perspective. Our Founding Fathers really, really hated the idea of standing ...
Reader Input: Research first, write second
Wednesday Feb 06 2013
Alas, once again someone who is knowledge-challenged has written their bias toward things he knows nothing about (“Understand amendment II,” Reader Input, Feb. 1). He w ...
Reader Input: Resist a federal abuse of power
Friday Jan 18 2013
The president proposes “reasonable gun laws,” but what is the most compelling definition of “reasonable?” To Obama, reasonable, is that he, his wife and dau ...
Reader input: Legislators must take action on gun laws
Tuesday Jan 08 2013
I submitted the following letter to Senators Dianne Feinstein and Barbara Boxer and Representative Tom McClintock: Following the tragic news of the school shooting in Newtown, Co ...
Reader Input: Money at center of gun issue
Monday Jan 07 2013
The bottom line is “money.” The manufacture of guns and ammunition is big money. Weapons of war are about big money. War is profitable. We are having the wrong conver ...
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