second amendment

Letter to the editor

April 11, 2018 Opinion

Like all Americans, I was horrified and angry about the Stoneman Douglas shooting. We all want to protect our schools but the focus on firearms will only lead to knee-jerk laws that criminalize and alienate millions of Americans, including some of my friends who are former military [personnel] and own firearms. It is nonsense to ...

The right to bear arms is essential to our lasting freedom

May 13, 2014 Opinion

Welcome to the United States, home of beer, cheeseburgers, free speech and lots of guns. We also have an entire system of laws that protects our right to enjoy all four of these things. Our founding fathers believed that a citizen’s right to bear arms was important enough to be in our constitution. According to ...