Responsibility and guns

Regarding the editorial, " `Culture' Is No Excuse," May 25: While I do believe in the right to defend one's property, as a gun owner I recognize that using a gun carries certain reponsibilities.

Rodney Peairs should not have fired his pistol that day, either at the Japanese student or near him as a warning shot. He should have closed and locked his door, and then called the police. Barry L. Simpson, Huntsville, Ala.

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