Re “Autopilot tied to hundreds of crashes” (June 16):
As a Tesla owner, I normally study articles about autopilot safety. I was dismayed that your business posting implied that autopilot cars ended up unsafe. NHTS reports 38,824 folks died from visitors accidents in 2020 but you make out that 6 fatalities in autopilot outfitted automobiles is so important that it warrants a major compose up. Similarly 392 crashes need to have been in comparison to the above 6 million yearly U.S. crashes, a very small fraction of the overall. You really should be advocating the basic safety of autopilot vehicles as a way to decrease the 6 million crashes and just about forty thousand deaths. Every single report ought to present information in context.
— Jerry Callahan, Menifee
A lot more new gun management laws
Re “Bill would make gun owners purchase coverage for their weapons” (June 17):
Two extra expenses have surfaced to “fix the gun dilemma.” SB 505 will force gun house owners to obtain legal responsibility insurance coverage for accidental or negligent use of their firearms. There are a number of challenges with this. No insurance plan company in their right minds would ever situation these kinds of a plan. And if the gun was stolen and applied how would the rightful operator verify that? In the finish, if it handed, it would have to have the point out federal government to have the insurance, generating a different pricey section and yet more infringements on Second Modification rights. AB 1227 would impose an supplemental 10% excise tax on firearm and ammunition product sales and immediate the funds (believed at $118 million) to be made use of by a further state committee toward “gun violence avoidance programs.” In just about every situation, these legal guidelines will punish gun homeowners and probable gun house owners for proudly owning guns, alternatively than addressing the difficulty of generating criminals who use guns issue to severe jail time and personal liability for their crimes. Make sure you notify your point out senator and representative to vote no on these more infringements on our personalized rights.
— Hayden Lening, Claremont
California demands new management
Re “Dems in risky bet to support GOP extremists” (June 17):
As I study sthat there are Democrats advertising much-ideal candidates so they can potentially set them selves up against an opponent in November who might be simpler to defeat, I wonder, will we ever yet again be ready to have religion that those people in elected workplace will work to serve citizens in a manner that most added benefits these citizens, instead than dedicate all their energies to simply just staying re-elected? Conversely, will voters at significant ever get critically unearthing the most qualified prospect rather than just vote for their party’s preference? Listed here in California, Democratic management has turned our condition into a wasteland of issues, high taxes, rampant homelessness, out-of-manage housing and border regulate difficulties, ceaseless about-regulation and individuals keep on re-electing the identical people today with the very same flawed plan concepts. These two important problems go hand-in-hand, and it is disheartening.
— Bob Cunningham, Cherry Valley
Jan. 6 riot
Re “Are you seeing the Dwelling hearings” (June 14):
I have been seeing and hope people who have thought Trump’s lies are observing also. I am happy of Liz Cheney and sense she represents the sort of Republican Occasion I concur with.
I feel the Happy Boys had been emboldened by Trumps phone to halt the verification of the election. I preferred a lot of the alterations Trump made when he was in place of work regarding striving to make us significantly less dependent on overseas oil, the Supreme Court docket appointees, and less electrical power to organizations hindering small business. Nevertheless, I do not want him to run again simply because of what occurred on Jan. 6. The gatherings of Jan. 6 are inconsistent with the tranquil transfer of ability our nation will have to have.
— Betty Addink, Riverside
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