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Letter: Thinking back to nation’s founding

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Fireworks explode behind an American flag during a Fourth of July celebration at State Fair Meadowlands in East Rutherford, N.J. on July 4, 2015. Credit: AP / Julio Cortez

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.”

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

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