Letters to the Editor

GUNS: Consistency left out

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

According to the left, we should raise the age of eligibility to buy an AR-15 to 21. This is apparently a great idea; after all, 21 is the age required to buy a handgun from an FFL dealer. This would apparently keep us safe from minds that ...

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GUNS: Follow Israel’s lead

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Our nation has heartbreakingly endured another school shooting. The debate rages trying to deal with these horrific attacks. If we would stop for a moment and think beyond the political rhetoric, common sense would tell us additional laws w...

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GUNS: Wrong question asked

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

As students walk out of school to demonstrate and protest the most recent school shooting, they all seem to be asking “How?” How did the shooter get the rifle? How did the shooter get into the school? How can we allow people to buy such wea...

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GUNS: One possible option

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Let’s go back before the Iraq War:Let’s take the blood and gore out of video games and movies and young people killing for fun. They signed up for the Iraq War so they could kill. Let’s go back to when people had weapons in their home to pr...

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GUNS: Pursue common goal

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Can we all take a deep breath and realize that we all want the same thing? We all want school shootings/violence to end! This is NOT about politics! This is about lives! IF…we are in agreement, can we move from the bottom line, and find a s...

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GUNS: NRA mission vs. myth

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Bill Rutherford, I feel your grief and frustration in finding an answer to the shooting in Florida. I, like you, have similar backgrounds when it comes to guns. I grew up shooting and hunting. Guns were always there. However, I would never ...

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GUNS: Hold schools accountable

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

Given the frequency of school shootings it would seem that schools should have a higher degree of accountability in preventing people that are carrying metallic weapons from passing through their doors. Metal detector entryways is not a new...

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GUNS: Don’t arm teachers

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

I am so impressed with the thinking and attitudes of the high school students I see reacting to the school-shooting problems that we’re faced with. What a refreshing thing to see such intelligence and “statesmanship” among our young people....

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GUNS: Respect whole amendment

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

It’s time to look at the Second Amendment with fresh eyes. Read it as it is written: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.” Whateve...

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NRA: Not Real Americans

February 25, 2018 at 5:00 am

If they were true Americans, they would not stonewall attempts by Real Americans to bring gun control to our country and stop the shootings in our schools and our communities. The NRA has twisted the Second Amendment to satisfy their own po...

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