"I just think that the 1st and 2nd Amendments are equally important," said Matt Richardson, of Sumner. The Navy professor of philosophy and ethics was one of about 1,500 people to attend the Guns Across America rally at the Washington State Capitol in Olympia Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013. "I hope we change the laws as they affect mental illness," Richardson said. "But 99.9% of Americans who own guns do so legally and they should be left alone." Photo by Daniel Berman/www.bermanphotos.com.