Initiative 594 requiring background checks for gun sales is a good idea. In The Seattle Times article “Group: Study shows benefit of gun checks” [Local News, Sept. 12], Dave Workman speaks out against it with incorrect information. He said that “there’s no evidence that background checks would accomplish anything.” Yet, when Missouri rescinded its background…More
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I commend U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his condemnation of Hamas’ acts of firing missiles indiscriminately into Israel [“Despite offensive, Gaza rockets still hit Israel,” Nation & World, July 14]. However, I am concerned about his objections of Israel’s right to retaliate in force. Many so-called liberals (and I consider myself one) look at…More
Let’s put blame where blame is due. The problems with the Veterans Affairs hospitals have been going on for over a decade [“Why the VA delays?” Nation & World, May 30]. In the recent past, the U. S. has engaged in two wars. Funding for the VA hospitals was not increased despite the obvious…More