I am writing in response to Ray Shamlin's Jan. 2 letter, “Is gun control the answer?”. I agree that we as a country must search for solutions in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting. I question, however, the idea that, in the process, we should forfeit even more of our already compromised civil […]
Ray Shamlin states in his Jan. 2 letter, “Is Gun Control the Answer?” that, “From research we know that gun control is not the answer.” We know no such thing from research, because research means developing a hypothesis, collecting data to test the hypothesis, and then analyzing the data. And that has not been seriously […]
The Jan. 2 letter by Ray Shamlin, “Is Gun Control the Answer?” misses the point. No, controlling guns (especially semi-automatic and automatic weapons) does not help the mentally ill, but it does remove the means by which they can conduct such severe and sadistic massacres on our children. He reiterates the same old story as […]
In response to a claim made by Dr. Dan Eichenbaum‘s campaign of an “A” rating given by the National Rifle Association, the nation’s largest gun lobby released a statement today denying that it had ever given out such out a rating to Eichenbaum or any candidate in the Republican primary race in North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District.