“Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined ...” – Patrick Henry, “Virginia Ratifying Convention,” 1788
It isn’t often that one comes across a piece that so neatly summarizes the major errors of gun control proponents, yet letter writer Janet Cunningham accomplishes that and more with her recent anti-gun submission, “America needs to work to reduce gun fatalities” (WTE letter to the editor, Nov. 15). These errors are in strong need of being challenged.