Second Amendment

Reader Input: We’ll keep our arms, thank you

Talking to my mom in Auburn recently she described about gun control proposals in California, and you know the founders were pretty smart with the Second Amendment. Why? You have ...

Reader Input: Supreme Court clear on guns

I would like to thank Richard Bell for his reference to the District of Columbia v. Heller decision (“Amendment has restrictions,” Reader Input, Feb. 8). However, he ...

Reader Input: Amendment has restrictions

Recent letters re: the Second Amendment need some clarification, especially in light of those who mention the Supreme Court’s majority opinion in District of Columbia v. Hell ...

Reader Input: Understand what?

Mr. (Ron) Lowe, before you accuse the NRA of lying, please know the facts (“Understand amendment II,” Reader Input, Feb. 1). On June 26, 2008, the United States Supre ...

Reader Input: Research first, write second

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: Court ruled on amendment

Ron Lowe found a liberal interpretation of our Second Amendment (“Understand amendment II,” Reader Input, Feb. 1), but a quick search on the government’s Law Libr ...

Reader Input: Amendment says it clearly

This is in response to Ron Lowe’s letter of Feb. 1 (“Understand amendment II”). Mr. Lowe, the Second Amendment reads as follows: A well-regulated Militia, being ...

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: Keep an eye on US government

Since Sandy Hook, watching the news, reading Journal letters and conversations with colleagues on gun control, makes me question: Do gun control laws really do what those advocat ...