Letters: Term limits, ammunition taxes and nuclear treaties

Letters: Term limits, ammunition taxes and nuclear treaties

Term limits needed for Congress It is time we have term limits for Congress. Recently I wrote to Sen. Tom Carper and Sen. Chris Coons to express my opposition to the PRO Act, which broaden the definition of an employee in the context of organizing unions. Both of them wrote back to thank me for supporting this piece of legislation. Really? With our current election system, they don’t have to worry about getting voted out of office so they don’t even pay attention to what the voters say or want! Both of these career politicians need to go. — Harry Daisey, Seaford Tax ammunition Is freedom of gun commerce more important than freedom from gun violence? Must we sacrifice 33,000 deaths per year to a grievously erroneous interpretation of the Second Amendment? Based on that casualty count, our war is not with terrorists but with the firearms industry and their marketing of instruments of death to the general public. This misinterpretation, bought and paid for by the firearms industry, allows a flood of instruments of death from the industry of death to drown our country in blood. Before the founding fathers wrote anything about “the rights of the people to keep and bear arms”, they wrote, “a well-regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state …” Militias have become police forces, national guards and military personnel, which can collectively be called security forces. Such a “well-regulated militia” would evaluate mental stability and require proficiency with the […]

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