Forum, Oct. 27, 1975

To the Editors:

What we need is tough federal laws making a prison sentence mandatory for anyone who points a gun at the President [Oct. 6] whether it is loaded or not. Also no bail, no pardons.

Bea Ivey Anaheim, Calif.

President Calvin Coolidge said: "Any well-dressed man can kill the President if he is willing to give up his own life."

Mrs. Daniel H. Cook Albany, N. Y

The 1968 Gun Control Act that I authored was not as you characterize it, "an ineffective ban of some imports." It completely banned the sale of imports and of interstate mail-order guns. It also required registration...

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