Apply travel ban logic to gun control

Apply travel ban logic to gun control

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Apply travel ban logic to gun control The recent Supreme Court ruling to uphold President Trump’s travel ban is both disheartening and difficult to make sense of. The Court’s reasoning of “rational basis review” is like saying “a few bad apples can spoil the bunch.” David Soliday Help us deliver journalism that makes a difference in our community. Our journalism takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work to produce. If you read and enjoy our journalism, please consider subscribing today. SUBSCRIBE TODAY If that’s the logic, then shouldn’t we be applying this to gun control? According to an Anti-Defamation League report, of the 34 extremist-related deaths in the US in 2017 nine were tied to Islamic extremists, 18 to white supremacists. Moreover, CDC reports show over 15,500 gun related deaths in 2017, with 25 percent of the victims being children. Certainly with these numbers the conclusion is clear: When it comes to gun owners, a few bad apples have spoiled the bunch and taken far too many lives. David Soliday, Charlotte Trump had authority on travel ban In response to Our View “A Supreme Court ruling for everyone” (June 29 Editorial): I find the Observer editorial board’s opinion regarding the Supreme Court decision on the travel ban intellectually dishonest. The facts are very simple. The Immigration and Nationality Act gives the president the power to deny aliens entry to the US whenever it is determined to be in our interest. Furthermore, the Constitution gives Congress and the […]

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