Letter to the Editor

Party platforms

Monday, October 19, 2020

The American Presidency Project has archived all of the platforms from both parties. Repeal of the Protection of Lawful Commerce in Arms Act was in the Democratic 2016 platform, so not new in 2020 as another letter misstated. Many of the points made addressing ending the gun violence epidemic are overwhelmingly supported by the public. The text is almost as long as the one-page Republican 2020 platform, which is mostly a list of grievances and excuses for not creating a platform. Check out the 91-page Democratic platform which addresses a multitude of issues.

A word of caution to single issue voters. Don’t burn down the house to smoke out an imaginary rat.

Please, wear a mask!

— Diane Smith, Spencer