Your June 4 editorial about mass
shootings was thoughtful and, for once, you did not waste ink attacking
the NRA. Treating mass shootings as a public health matter, rather than
as a political matter, is an interesting idea. The AIDS “massacre”
probably would have been mitigated had AIDS been treated as a public
health problem rather than a political problem.
took a positive step by not mentioning the killer’s name; I am
convinced that many of these shootings are done for publicity, and the
less you report these incidents the less power you give them in sick
then you turn around and run two ghastly anti-NRA cartoons on June 8.
Cartoons such as these make responsible firearms owners such as me your
opponent, not someone willing to work with you to stop these horrible
I challenge you: Write an editorial
not of opinion but of facts, facts proving the NRA advocates, or that
its members participate in, mass shootings. What is interesting is that
you do not publish cartoons ridiculing alcoholic beverage brewers after
fatal or nonfatal vehicle accidents.