Letter: Seeking But Not Finding Insight

To the Editor:

Regarding your article in the Life & Leisure section of the Jan. 13 Sunday Valley News, “Proper Education Is the Key,” featuring photos of four men holding semi-automatic rifles and asking them how future gun tragedies can be avoided does not seem useful to the debate. Anyone wondering about the context of “useful” has been asleep the past month.

Alex Phelps



‘Proper Education Is the Key’

Tuesday, January 8, 2013

On July 29, 2012, the Valley News covered a pistol and rifle event at the Enfield Outing Club, held to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. The portraits on this page were not published with the original story. However, in light of the recent mass shooting in Newtown, Conn., and the theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., (which occurred just …