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Reader Input: Founders stated the obvious

Mr. (Clifford) Lanxner’s history lesson makes one believe that the Virginian feelings about firearm ownership changed between 25 June 1788 and December of 1791 (“Guns w ...

Reader Input: Don’t become a McCarthyite

Enough has been said about the 2nd Amendment and the attendant self promoting fear mongering spread by the NRA. Now, let’s address the socialism charge aimed at the administr ...

Reader Input: Time to stop the killing

No, I don’t advocate taking away your guns. Seventy percent of the public want some changes in our gun laws. 1. Mandatory background checks for all gun sales. In California ...

Reader Input: Pass the missile launchers

I firmly believe in the Second Amendment. I own a handgun. However, I seriously doubt that the crafters of the Second Amendment could fathom the idea of assault weapons and their ...

Reader Input: Understand amendment II

How much longer is the media going to let the NRA control the gun debate? Their take on the whole issue is a lie. The Second Amendment does not say a citizen has the right to own ...

Reader Input: Citizens won intimidation revolution

We are witnesses to an historic moment, where the people of the United States, in a most spectacular way, won a war. History teaches us that the Second Amendment right to keep and ...

Reader Input: Where are tears for the abused?

Like many of you, I was shocked and saddened by the killings of children and adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. The situation has become the talk of the town(s) ...

Reader Input: Draw a bead on nuke warheads

The Second Amendment to the Bill of Rights was ratified in 1791 and reads as follows: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of ...

Reader Input: Preserve, don’t re-win freedoms

Mr. (John) Sisson’s comments and a good feeling should no longer be justification for violation of our Bill of Rights (“Sale restrictions our best option,” Reader ...

Reader Input: Meaning is in interpretation

Thank you Geary Tiffany and Ed Scotten, for illustrating my points (Reader Input, Jan. 6). Geary Tiffany: This is not a contest about our war records or NRA shooting classificati ...

Reader Input: Founding fathers used foresight

The Dec. 30 letter purported to be from John Sisson (“Gun ownership? Yes, but with controls”) demonstrates the need for research and critical thinking covered in my let ...

Reader Input: Founding fathers used foresight

The Dec. 30 letter purported to be from John Sisson (“Gun ownership? Yes, but with controls”) demonstrates the need for research and critical thinking covered in my let ...

Reader Input: Australia solved killing problem

What do you mean there are no easy answers to the gun problems, gun violence, sporadic shooting sprees in America? Show the American public graphic images of the latest carnage o ...

NRA provides valuable service

Since the tragedy at Newtown, several letters/viewpoints have been published, that maligned firearms and the NRA. This lack of knowledge, improper facts and repeating the anti-gun ...

Gun ownership? Yes, but with controls

There are two unpleasant assumptions in the tenor of letters from gun enthusiasts (Michael Keeffe Dec. 27 andWalter Drysdale Dec. 21) and their online accompaniments (Gordon Anslei ...