Letters to the Editor

Bill Dietel: More guns, less crime

Re “Violent crime rate way down” (Page A3, Oct. 3) by Phillip Reese. He was probably being politically correct by omitting guns as a possible contributor to this reduction. The sale of guns to private citizens for self defense has risen dramatically in reaction to the liberal assault on the Second Amendment. The criminals know this. Could this be a contributor?

Bill Dietel, Oakdale