As a Vietnam veteran, I am familiar with automatic assault weapons and the damage they can do ("Fight against gun violence must go on despite setback in the
I am writing today to express how deeply concerned I am about the recent actions, or should I say inactions, by our legislators. I am not being paid by any political action committee.
I have been unable to understand how it is that, according to the latest polls, 83 percent or more of Americans want protective action on gun reform, but our
The impression I get from our congressmen lately reminds me of how some governments in third world countries run. The attitude that elected officials are somehow smarter than every working citizen is how governments become corrupt. I believe that every American should be furious at how their civil servants continue to serve only the interests of the special interest groups. In our Senate's latest failure, it has become obvious that the
Congress should never forget who they work for, the people.
Ralph S. Turner Jr.,