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: Path of fascism

To the editor: Kudos to Mr. Bonebrake for his Nov. 5 letter to the editor concerning Jimmy’s Egg. He is right that as a private citizen he can choose not to support a business if he feels the profits will benefit a cause or person he disagree with. It would be wrong to deny anyone the right ...

Letter to the editor: Deficit disaster

To the editor: Mona Charen’s column on our nation’s deficit should capture every adult American’s attention because we are the ones who are allowing our elected officials to create a monstrous debt that now exceeds $22 trillion; that’s about $67,000 per capita (man, woman and child). ...

Letter to the editor: A good dress code

To the editor: Lawrence school board members have proposed a new dress code. I believe this is a policy that should be approved due to the fact that the policy is not a strict one at all, which grants students the freedom to truly express themselves and not feel like they are stuck in a ...

Letter to the editor: Protect the innocent

To the editor: Again we learn of an innocent person wrongly imprisoned for many years (Journal-World, Oct. 24). Can you imagine imprisonment for 23 years for a crime you did not commit? This happens when prosecutors mishandle evidence — withholding, fabricating, lying, or other unlawful ...

Letter to the editor: Grateful for hospital

To the editor: During its 98 years, LMH Health has seen many changes and challenges. Our not-for-profit hospital has entered the most volatile period ever in the health care industry. Change and challenge are the norm. The LMH Health Board of Trustees takes its oversight role seriously. As ...

Letter to the editor: Free State kudos

To the editor: In the first round of the Class 6A playoffs last Friday, Free State had a lead of 34-0 early in the second quarter and was on its way to virtually ending the game before halftime due to the 45-point mercy rule, which starts a running clock. However, Free State coaches elected to ...