Letters to the Editor

LETTER: Second Amendment protects Americans from government

The writer of the letter to the editor in the April 10 edition of the Peninsula Daily News, in making his impassioned plea for changes… Continue reading

  • Apr 15, 2018

LETTER: Semiautomatic weapons don’t belong in civilian hands

A recent letter (“Parents to blame, not guns, for school violence,” PDN, April 3) is over the top. This writer reiterates the core tenets of… Continue reading

  • Apr 13, 2018

LETTER: School violence tragedy fades into oblivion

Shortly after the Sandy Hook school massacre, I had a letter published detailing my concerns about America’s gun culture. Once again our flags are lowered… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

LETTER: Shop outside city to protest Port Angeles bag ban

So a 4-3 [Port Angeles] council majority has banned plastic carry-out bags at city stores (“Port Angeles council bans thin plastic carryout bags,” PDN, April… Continue reading

  • Apr 12, 2018

LETTER: Socialists, Nazi Germany and the truth

Some writers in the Peninsula Daily News seem to have a hatred and contempt for people they call liberals. Even in this Easter season, they… Continue reading

  • Apr 11, 2018

LETTER: Time to stop or end product bans

It’s time to ban the ban. We are banning everything from soup to nuts. Some I can understand, such as gun bump stocks. However, I… Continue reading

LETTER: Time to amend Constitution for gun ownership

I believe it is time to emphasize the language in the first phrase of the Second Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. It… Continue reading

  • Apr 10, 2018

LETTER: NRA not to blame for school shootings

So now it’s the National Rifle Association’s fault for all the school shootings because they support congressmen (and women). Well, isn’t that just about as… Continue reading

  • Apr 9, 2018

LETTER: A modest proposal for Sequim’s letter ‘e’

Here is an idea which can be either fun to think about, or perhaps even dabble with, providing some light-hearted approach to April Fools Day:.… Continue reading

LETTER: Don’t stop in roundabouts, traffic circles

I see the county wants to install a traffic circle at Woodcock and Sequim Dungeness. I am all for it, but there are still too… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018

LETTER: Give children a chance to celebrate their lives

The comment by the March 29 letter “Signs are too easy” is worthy of a response. She has a concept that there are people out… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018

LETTER: Military preparedness holds enemies at bay

It’s difficult to read columns like Charles Blow’s “Donald Trump: Man at War” (PDN, 3/27) and believe that any rational person could actually write such… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018

LETTER: Trump should resign or be impeached

Back on course Thomas Friedman’s column, “What Trump, Putin Have in Common” (PDN, March 19), stirred deeply imprinted childhood memories of World War II. In… Continue reading

  • Apr 8, 2018

LETTER: Van De Wege, Tharinger defend the indefensible

Olympic Peninsula lawmakers are still trying to defend the indefensible SB 6617, the public records bill passed earlier this year but vetoed by the governor.… Continue reading

LETTER: Michelle Malkin column ‘serves no purpose’

As I write, millions of people in Washington, D.C., and around the world led by survivors of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School massacre are… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2018

LETTER: Regulate guns as much as cars and trucks

Letter writers who analogize guns to cars always leave gaps in their simplistic reasoning. It sounds so simple. Cars kill, just as guns do, but… Continue reading

  • Apr 5, 2018

LETTER: Can’t trust developers, elected officials about marina

It seems that the Port of Port Angeles is considering selling John Wayne Marina to developers. In today’s world, “developer” means achieving as much short-term… Continue reading

LETTER: NRA one of most powerful lobbying groups

Over the course of my lifetime, the National Rifle Association has changed from being an organization concerned with hunting, conservation and target shooting and has… Continue reading

  • Apr 4, 2018

LETTER: Parents to blame, not guns, for school violence

Would one of you bright gun-control indoctrinators of gullible children please give me one reference where a weapon has killed? Please. It has never happened.… Continue reading

  • Apr 3, 2018

LETTER: Silent majority not heard in support of Brinnon development

The Pleasant Harbor Resort Plan is a must for the Brinnon area. The silent people have not been heard. I think there are way more… Continue reading