Commentary: 'We're Here' Won't Endear

Posted: June 17, 2014 at 1:30 a.m.

Among those who own guns and consider the Second Amendment just as vital today as it was in 1776 -- I count myself a member of both those groups -- there is a small segment of people who are passionate about open carry laws. Groups of said individuals have taken to congregating at various stores and eateries armed to the teeth in order to remind society that there's nothing stopping them from ordering a breakfast burrito with an AR-15 slung 'round their neck.

This story is only available from our archives.


« Previous Story

Understanding Bowe Bergdahl

This whole thing with the return of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the Afghanistan prisoner of war, took me back to 1968 when I considered walking away. Like him, I was also 22 years ... Read »

Next Story »

Inmate Care Gets Boost From Plan

When is spending $675,000 a good deal for Benton County government? Read »