Letters to the Editor

To submit a letter to the editor, please email your submission to letters@ljworld.com or mail it to Box 888, Lawrence KS 66044. Letters should be 250 words or less, be of public interest and should avoid libelous language. The Journal-World reserves the right to edit letters, as long as viewpoints are not altered. Letters must bear the name, address and telephone number of the writer.

Letter to the editor: Guns at KU

To the editor: We have a bunch of legislators who can’t remember what it was like to be 18 and loose on a college campus. The normal human conscious brain slowly contemplates complex questions like who has wronged me enough to deserve to die, or shall I commit suicide. After focusing on ...

Letter to the editor: Protect choice

To the editor: I am completely baffled and dismayed by a letter stating that our government “would never consider ... enacting legislation that sought to regulate our personal decisions regarding reproduction.” This country’s reproductive rights are obviously less restrictive than those ...

Letter to the editor: How fortunate we are

To the editor: I read with great interest Mona Charen’s opinion piece “Communist China’s ‘Family Values,’” regarding China’s policies on reproduction and family planning. It made me realize how fortunate we are to live in America, a free country where, unlike Communist China, ...

Letter to the editor: Praise for local history kiosks

To the editor: I would like to publicly thank Derek Rogers and the Parks and Recreation staff on behalf of the Lawrence Branch NAACP Community Coordination and History Committee for their having installed the informational kiosk at the Lawrence Aquatic Center downtown and on behalf of the ...

Letter to the editor: Enough already

To the editor: I’ve had it. Enough already. The government gets you a free ride to get a free vaccine, and then they want to bribe you, pay you and give you free whatever to get a vaccine. Kansas and Missouri are mulling a lottery to reward people. One state gives prizes up to $1 million to ...

Letter to the editor: Great divide

To the editor: This is a powerful question that requires some thought and then some action. There currently seems to be a great divide between some members of the white population and members of the population of color. I have always believed that whatever advantages or levels of any success ...