Letters to the editor for Tuesday, March 12

Letters to the editor for Tuesday, March 12

Gun Rights

Hickenlooper Maneuver by Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle, GA (Photo: Rick McKee, The Augusta Chronicle, GA) Three stories The three headlines of the Naples Daily News on Friday, March 9, tell us something is not right in the state of Florida and Collier County. The first article tells of the ongoing issue of homelessness arising from Hurricane Michael four months ago near Panama City. The second article deals with the accidental death of a man in Immokalee, who died because the local fire department could not reach him, as they had sold their only high ladder truck due to budget constraints. The third article reported on a mentally ill man who had received a mental health evaluation of incompetence to stand trial for a murder. The common theme of these articles is that our state and local government is becoming less able to meet the needs of its poorer citizens, whether it be temporary housing, emergency response capability or mental health treatment. In this era of less government, we should ponder whether we have our priorities right after reading these sad articles. Gerald O’Connor, Naples Illegal invasion On Feb. 23, one reader’s letter quoted several credible news sources estimating there are 25.7 million illegal immigrants living in the U.S. That’s almost the same as the total population of Venezuela. A recent snapshot showed the total population is 328 million That means almost eight percent of the people in the country are here illegally. Many other writers have pointed out […]

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