Re: “Support access to 18th-century weapons” (letter, 4-23).
The writer suggests limiting gun ownership to what existed when the Second Amendment was written.
Does he feel this way about the other amendments? Should email, telephones and the Internet in general be banned? Should books and magazines only be printed using 18th-century technology?
The framers did not say the right was limited to muzzle-loading, single-shot weapons. I’m all for banning machine guns, cannons and bazookas along with guns for the incompetent. I’m all for a short waiting period and background check.
I do not need an 11-, 16- or 31-round …