TribLIVE

| Opinion/The Review


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Defending the 2nd II

Daily Photo Galleries

Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, 8:55 p.m.
 

To Andrew Gerenyi, writer of the letter “Abolish the 2nd”: The Second Amendment is not obsolete. It is as relevant as ever.

The Second Amendment protects Americans from the tyranny of our own government. Armed people are free people.

Look at history; unarmed resistance to tyranny is futile. There have been millions of unarmed German, Soviet and Chinese citizens who were silenced forever by oppressive governments. The Second Amendment protects our rights to be a free people.

Andrew, you wrote: “This will be unpopular with Trib readership, but I believe the Second Amendment is obsolete and should be abolished.” Your ideas on the Second Amendment should be unpopular with all freedom-loving Americans!

Donna Cosentino

Marshall

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Letters

  1. Why city’s unhappy
  2. Wilson Center stupidity II
  3. Wilson Center stupidity I
  4. Help our vets
  5. Don’t call them ‘corporate deserters’
  6. No ‘pass’ for Obama
  7. Why the difference?
  8. Right to veto
  9. Arnold must cut police force
  10. Pa.’s ‘safety laws’
  11. Uncaring toward soldiers
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.