Letter: We don’t need more gun laws

For anyone truly interested in gun laws, I recommend that you read 18USC922 with special attention to section (g). This is the federal law concerning ownership, possession and transfer of guns and ammunition in the United States.

This federal statute clearly states that felons, drug users, illegal aliens, mental patients, persons subject to restraining orders and those convicted of spousal abuse, among others, are forbidden to own, possess, buy, sell or transfer guns or ammunition.

Let’s enforce this law and forget about passing more laws that will only affect law abiding citizens and that criminals can continue to ignore.

Pratt Hayes

retired State Police lieutenant

Lafayette