This will offer a good opportunity to voice your opinions on recent proposals to restrict U.S. gun rights in the name of the War on Drugs. My opinion is that the War on Drugs has from the very begin served as a poor mask for overreaching government policies, on both the right and left, and it's no surprise to see it trotted out in the gun control debate.
To visit the Oregonian post, go to "My Oregon" located at www.oregonlive.com/thestump. The post will appear at 8 p.m. Saturday, 3/14.
Please make your voices heard. Thanks.
Original Letter, excerpt:
Your opinion column in Saturday's edition (3/7/09) titled "Growing fears on the southern border" repeats the current murmur that gun violence associated with narcotics trafficking in Mexico is the result of gun laws in the U. S. . . [This letter is now the property of The Oregonian, please log in to read the full text and to join the conversation. -Z.]