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: Still have work to do

To the editor: I am writing, first of all, to give a well-earned congratulations and thank-you to our county commissioners, the many county staff members and the multiple organizations that came together to accomplish the establishment of housing for those with mental illness, and for the ...

Letter to the editor: Failing our students

To the editor: The COVID-19 pandemic may be the most disruptive event of a generation. Massive disruptions create so much change that they turn culture, conventional thinking and the social fabric upside down and inside out. When the dust settles we hope that we have accommodated ourselves to ...

Letter to the editor: Treason to disagree?

To the editor: I know a man who has been a registered Democrat for many years. He goes to church. He helps with various projects and tries to make our community a better place for all. He is nice to people. He never has seemed like a dangerous radical leftist to me. However, in the last ...

Letter to the editor: Movies downtown

To the editor: Friday’s Journal-World had an article saying that the Regal Theatre chain has closed all its theaters, including Lawrence’s largest theater, Regal Southwind. Luckily, we still have our own locally owned Liberty Hall theater, right downtown at Seventh and Massachusetts. It ...

Letter to the editor: We’re your neighbors

To the editor: In singing the praises of the current Supreme Court nominee, Mr. Eric Schmidt (Oct. 4 letter) seeks to destroy the credibility and humanity of all who do not share his views. Well, Mr. Schmidt, I’m one of those folks, your hometown neighbor. I’m white, attend church, have ...

Letter to the editor: Targeting political signs

To the editor: Person with a different political perspective: As you have no doubt seen, every time you steal, deface or run over our Biden/Harris/Bollier signs we not only replace them but add another usually larger sign. The count is now four small Biden/Harris signs, one 4-by-4 foot ...