Letter to the Editor: Second Amendment and Big Government

Letter to the Editor: Second Amendment and Big Government

SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why the SC Times is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here . Thank you. JERRY DAVIS, San Clemente The self-righteous and blatantly incorrect notions of those who think government is intruding into our lives are laden with hypocrisy and little truth. Let’s start with guns. The NRA is hardly a credible source to quote. It is now bankrupt thanks to financial corruption by its leaders. Eighty percent of Americans when polled said they want sensible gun control, including background checks. What are the laws recently passed to get rid of guns? None. In fact, many states, and most recently Texas, are set to pass laws allowing open carry without a permit. Totalitarianism coming to our country due to gun regulation? That might come as a surprise to our EU allies, Australia and Japan, all of which have strict gun regulation. As for God and our Founding Fathers, many of our Founding Fathers were heavily influenced by deism. Deists valued reason over religious dogma. They believed in a higher power […]

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