Noah Webster

If the Second Amendment means anything, it means the right of individuals to keep and bear arms

The Sun's position on the gun issue is all too easy to predict — support all laws restricting firearms, then fail to make a distinction as to who's doing the shooting ("Attack on Md. gun laws," March 7).

As always, you concentrate on the few people who are victims of gun crimes without taking into account the large number of people who use firearms successfully for defense. And what about cops who shoot innocent people, including other cops and spouses? Did you know that lawful permit holders have, per capita, fewer accidental or intentional murder-suicides than police officers?

It would be dumb for the state to take guns away from the police, but the truth is, law...