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: Please be an organ donor

To the editor: Nice to hear about the man who traveled to receive a major lung transplant. I, too, am a transplant recipient, though less dramatically. I am grateful to the folks who willed their eyes to the eye bank. I am free to drive, to care for my husband and for my grandson. So, ...

Letter to the editor: Solar power at what cost?

To the editor: On Saturday I had the privilege of participating in a truly American exercise in democracy, as the Douglas County Commission heard testimony from both sides on the commercial solar development north of town. While the commission reached the wrong decision (from my viewpoint) ...

Letter to the editor: Which way, Lawrence?

To the editor: Which way are we going? If the number of stores in Lawrence doubled tomorrow there would not be a doubling of sales or sales taxes going to the city. There are only so many people living here and they only have a set amount of money to spend, no matter how many stores we ...

Letter to the editor: Two-party Congress

To the editor: I hope you agree our country needs a two-party Congress to be a true democracy where rights are protected equally for all, not just those in power. It is time to strongly object to the morally corrupt plans one political party wants to take that seriously jeopardizes our ...

Letter to the editor: Budgeting priorities

To the editor: This is in response to the article claiming it is “shameful” for Kansas to not cut costs of breast cancer screenings. As a woman my first impression was, yes, that is too bad. But then something in me was awakened to the fact that, we, the taxpayer, simply cannot be ...

Letter to the editor: Will doesn’t get pro-choice view

To the editor: George Will’s April 11 column shows that he does not understand the basis for the pro-choice movement. Apparently, Mr. Will believes that because medical technology such as sonograms show that a 15-week fetus “looks like a baby,” both sides in the abortion debate will ...