Letters to the editor: April 9, 2019

Letters to the editor: April 9, 2019

Gun Rights

Hide caption All rights have limits, even Second Amendment Re: April 6 article, “ Advocate’s actions kill bill allowing no-permit gun carry. ” Kudos to House Speaker Dennis Bonnen for having the political courage to stand up to the crazy folks who believe anyone should be able to carry arms any place at any time under any circumstances. It’s about time that one of our Republican leaders finally refused to bend to the National Rifle Association’s radical agenda and opted for a common sense approach instead. If you take the thought process of those who believe the Second Amendment should have no restrictions to its logical conclusion, we should also strike down all restrictions that limit access to cigarettes, alcohol and automobiles as well. Ken Moore, Austin Politics get personal at official’s doorstep It is interesting to see how Speaker Dennis Bonnen reacted to being confronted by reality rather than some hypothetical gun rights. If we could just get the consequences of the lack of environmental protection, acknowledgement of global warming and the sick Republican fascination with women’s reproductive organs to show up at his front door, the state might get somewhere. W.H. Whitsett, Marble Falls More aid needed to reduce flow of refugees Rather than discontinuing aid to Central American countries, we should be helping them more. We should be helping them to reduce the violence that is driving them to leave in droves to seek asylum. To discontinue aid will have the opposite effect and cause more […]

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