The Tucson sheriff who let loose with his inner feelings about civility when he gave the first television update of the Arizona shooting was well spoken. Civility has left the building.
The "talking heads" on TV and the radio are talking louder, faster and more furious; they have as many as four people talking, all at once, shouting over each other. The politicians are following suit.
The time has arrived to get the Second Amendment tweaked for the 21st century before another "civil” war breaks out. It’s brewing.
There will never be any ties to what happened in Arizona, other than one person with a very serious problem.
Let’s get at least one thing done right — better gun control. I venture to say there are more people for it than against it. We just need to have politicians with a better backbone to meet the NRA head on. Push it to the Supreme Court, then amend the Second Amendment. Our forefathers would surely agree, given what we have to deal with now.
Arms have their place and in that place they should stay.
The time has come.
Gary David, Lisbon Falls