By Ken McIntyre
Editor’s note: We continue to receive more emails and other comments on the gun debate than we can feature. But here are some more to lead off this week’s collection. Be sure to write us at firstname.lastname@example.org.—Ken McIntyre
Dear Daily Signal: I wish to thank The Daily Signal and Jarrett Stepman for the unvarnished truth about the March for Our Lives event (“I Went to the March for Our Lives Protest. Here Are My 7 Takeaways.”).
It was painfully evident what this was really about. I applaud the passion and intentions of all the young people who participated. I decry the exploitation of them for the leftist agenda.
These kids did not provide transportation, lodging, meals, and other expenses. These kids did not erect the “rock concert” stage, audio, and video setup.
These kids are terribly misguided about how voting will end the shootings. By the time many of them can cause changes in a voting booth, many more of them could die in shootings such as Sandy Hook and Parkland.
The left has demonstrated 24/7, 365 how hurt they are about losing the last presidential election. That being said, the Trump circus is only the lesser of two evils. Politicians will always serve their best interests, no matter how many protests take place.—Jake P.
Jarrett Stepman writes of the March for Our Lives: “Many held signs saying essentially that the Second Amendment is irrelevant because the Founders wrote it in the 18th century. But following that logic, one would have to question all the other provisions of the Constitution that were written by the Founding generation, including the First Amendment.”
I think Stepman has hit on something there, the long-term objective.—Rich Olmsted, Peoria, Ill.
What started the American Revolution in 1775 was the British army’s attempt to confiscate weapons in Concord. The Framers of the Constitution …read more
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