Second Amendment

Reader Input: Gun control too restrictive

Recent legislation has made it increasingly difficult for California citizens to purchase handguns. Restrictive California rules are diminishing the models of guns that can be sold ...

Reader Input: Country needs centrist ideology

The real issue is the soul of the political process. Obamacare is nothing more than a right-wing Trojan horse meant to recreate government in its own image. Political distortion, ...

Reader Input: NRA now a lobbying tool

I certainly agree with the opening comments on the “Don’t force your opinion on me” (Reader Input, May 26), but take exception to the jump from this to the absolu ...

Reader Input: Regulate the people, not guns

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: First, an apology

I was taken aback by the negative responses to my recent letter (“Writer should sleep well,” March 22). I didn’t spend the time necessary for deleting my more e ...

Reader Input: Writer should sleep well

Re: “Founders stated the obvious,” Reader Input, March 21): Walter F. Drysdale, M.D., once again demonstrates that the ability to read and understand are not necessar ...

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: NRA lobbyist’s comments gall

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

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: Extremists give voice to NRA

Who does the NRA really speak for? The National Rifle Association represents deer hunters, self-defense and Second Amendment devotees. But, in a very direct way, the NRA also rep ...