Respect for individual rights is something that should be stressed in our educational system as underlying our country’s foundation and laws.

Since we all have individual rights, it stands to reason no one has the right to use force or fraud to infringe upon the rights of another and to do so is criminal.

Self-defense is the only justifiable reason for the use of force, whether by a country or an individual. Our military should be kept at a level of strength and it should be modern enough to deter anyone from considering the use force against us.