Light Rain Fog/Mist
49°FLight Rain Fog/MistFull Forecast

With the president

Published: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

To the Editor:

The Constitution guarantees me the right to defend myself. Yeah, so I want a big assault rifle. I want a rocket launcher in my backyard. I want a fully equipped tank in my front yard.

Are we nuts?

There are laws that supersede my rights, if they have to ensure the safety of others.

I’m with the president.

Pat Offerman

Crystal Lake

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Northwest Herald.

More News

Reader Poll

If the Cubs and Indians went to Game 7, which starter would you want on the mound?
Jon Lester
Kyle Hendricks
Jake Arrieta
John Lackey