The writer of “Wrestling with ownership of guns” [Letters, June 30] got it right! He states that it would be the “height of hypocrisy . . . [to hold] that the Second Amendment protects the right to bear assault rifles, Thompson machine guns, etc.”

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Using his logic, I wonder whether TV and radio content would be covered by freedom of speech? After all, they had not been invented when the Founding Fathers were writing.

John Savin, Massapequa