A plea for civil gun-control debates | AspenTimes.com

A plea for civil gun-control debates

Are civility and constructive debate in good faith too much to ask for? The question of how much personal liberty, if any, we are willing to forfeit in an effort to address gun violence is a legitimate one. Call me naive, but I wish reasoned arguments would be presented and considered. Can’t we do better than ad hominem attacks?

Trey Kinkead


Support Local Journalism

Support Local Journalism

Readers around Aspen and Snowmass Village make the Aspen Times’ work possible. Your financial contribution supports our efforts to deliver quality, locally relevant journalism.

Now more than ever, your support is critical to help us keep our community informed about the evolving coronavirus pandemic and the impact it is having locally. Every contribution, however large or small, will make a difference.

Each donation will be used exclusively for the development and creation of increased news coverage.

For tax deductible donations, click here.

Start a dialogue, stay on topic and be civil.
If you don't follow the rules, your comment may be deleted.

User Legend: iconModerator iconTrusted User

Letter to the Editor

Lauren Boebert deserves your respect


You have recently included, in letters to the editor, several letters from obvious liberals who complain about Lauren Boebert and her patriotic and conservative approach to our national issues.

See more