Our right to bear arms is not an unlimited right
Letter to the Editor
Last updated 8/22/2019 at 8:47am
Frank Watson is wrong.
He is writing in the Opinion section of the paper, so like anyone else, he has a right to express his opinion. That’s what he’s doing in his Aug. 15 piece on guns in America. Unfortunately, his premise is incorrect; the Second Amendment right to “keep and bear arms” is not absolute, no matter what Col. Watson “feels.”
“Like most rights, the right secured by the Second Amendment right is not unlimited.... [It is] not a right to keep and carry any weapon whatsoever in any manner whatsoever and for whatever purpose.” The late Supreme Court Justice Anton...