Tag: gun rights

Dear Editor: In response to the “Impeachment Is Justified” letter to the editor (Jan. 24). I would like to say that Elizabeth Warren would be a great choice to set this country back (as president). Want to talk about impeachable acts? How about a governor that stayed hidden for several months,...
Dear Editor: This is a response to the lengthy article in the Jan.24 issue on the recent pro-Second Amendment rally in Richmond (“Thousands Descend on Richmond to Protest Proposed Gun Laws”), and the reports from the legislature by Sen. Linwood Lewis and Del. Robert Bloxom. The concern by Virginia gun...
By Carol Vaughn The Chincoteague Town Council on Monday unanimously approved a resolution naming the town a Second Amendment sanctuary, with a crowd of around 80 gun rights supporters looking on. The town joins 116 Virginia localities that have passed similar resolutions since the November election, according to the Virginia Citizens...
Dear editor and local staff: I want to say great job to Sheriff Doughty, his team, and all concerned citizens who came to support the Second Amendment rights at the Dec. 10 Board of Supervisors meeting. It was an important step and move in the right direction to draft and...
Dear Editor: In light of the “2nd Amendment sanctuary cities” movement, a few observations from what I hope is the sensible center. Why would any law-abiding responsible gun owner or would-be owner feel impacted by universal background checks? The 2nd amendment starts with the words “a well-regulated militia.” Shouldn’t that imply...
Dear Editor: This letter responds to the December 6 article “A Shore First: Exmore Is Second Amendment Sanctuary.” While I applaud the intent and actions of the Exmore town council, I find it very distressing that there is a need for any of our rights to need “sanctuary.” America should be...
Dear Editor: I write in support of our supervisors’ resolution in response to calls to make Accomack County a Second Amendment sanctuary. It clearly states their compliance with their duties as our elected representatives, to respect our Constitution —including the Second Amendment —and to obey the laws of our state....
By Stefanie Jackson – Northampton supervisors unanimously passed a resolution Tuesday night that supports gun rights but does not establish the county as a Second Amendment sanctuary. The resolution “urges the Governor and members of the General Assembly to take no action which would violate the freedoms guaranteed” by the...
Dear Editor: This letter responds to the letter by Mr. Richard Saunders in the Oct.11 issue. He urges gun owners to vote Democrat, and assures them that the Democrats don’t want to take their guns away. However, in the past 20 years, the top leaders of the Democratic Party have made...