Letter to the Editor: Wasting Time

Letter to the Editor: Wasting Time

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. ANN WORTHINGTON, San Clemente What an incredible waste of time for the San Clemente City Council to consider declaring San Clemente a Second Amendment Sanctuary. The resolution proposed by Gene James is unnecessary and misguided. I don’t want to live in a city that believes guns are more important than people. By passing a resolution that effectively states “we support gun owners,” it disgraces the rest of the people who believe the world is safer with fewer guns. It also ignores the fact that people use guns every day to kill other people. We will never forget the killing of Kurt Reinhold, an unarmed man, on the streets of our city by an Orange County Sheriff’s deputy. Finally, the resolution discounts the lives of hundreds of innocent people killed during mass shootings. It’s unfortunate if people in San Clemente feel unsafe in their homes, but openly welcoming gun owners is not the solution. The best […]

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