Re: “America should look within to change gun culture” (TNT, 12-27).
I would like to offer my experience as an example of why there is a wide difference in attitudes toward firearms in our country.
When I was 3 years old, my parents moved from New York to my grandfather’s 78-acre farm in New England. My father took with him a rifle given to him by his uncle. It was a Winchester model 90. My father showed me how to use it and clean it by the time I was 8 years old. I shot rabbits, squirrels, woodchuck and …