Letter: Make Becker County a 2nd Amendment sanctuary

Letter: Make Becker County a 2nd Amendment sanctuary

Letters The following is a letter to the editor submitted to the Detroit Lakes Tribune by a reader. It does not necessarily reflect the views of the Detroit Lakes Tribune. To submit a letter, email jbeach@forumcomm.com or mail it to Detroit Lakes Tribune, 511 Washington Ave., Detroit Lakes, MN 56501. To the editor: I have read some letters here on both sides of the issue and one I felt was somewhat critical of County Commissioner Ben Grimsley, I, for one, commend Grimsley’s courage. One thing I find whenever the topic of gun control and the 2nd Amendment comes up is a tons of really serious misinformation. I thought I would chime in to not only emphatically support Becker County becoming a 2nd Amendment sanctuary but try to help dispel some of the misinformation and misdirection. One of the things anti-gun rights folks will pull out right away is “you don’t need that to hunt” the thing is this, the 2nd Amendment has not one single thing to do with hunting, nothing at all, as for gun rights pro and con hunting is a non-issue, no wants to take it away and it has nothing to do with defending the 2nd Amendment. The next one is “why do you need that (names a type of gun, usually incorrectly)?" This one is honestly very simple: this is America and no one needs an Escalade or a huge house or toaster or even a fancy can opener, they WANT them. And they […]

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