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: Antisemitism in KU’s GTA union

To the editor: The statement by the executive committee of the GTA’s union uses antisemitic tropes in its condemnation of Israel and in identifying only one committee member by faith or ethnicity. Furthermore their board action undermines organized labor by its authoritarianism. What ...

Opinion: Lawyer evades prison, unlike mob

Where did Kenneth Chesebro come from? Son of a Wisconsin music teacher, he amassed sterling credentials, a Harvard Law degree chief among them. On paper he was impressive. But then he joined a conspiracy to overthrow the democracy. Chesebro gives credentials a bad name. He applied his legal ...

Letter to the editor: There’s a lot more to church’s story

To the editor: Steve Jansen’s Oct. 20 local history piece “Historic former church still gets plenty of use today” is fine, as far as it goes. But there is a “rest of the story” to consider when this “former church’s” future was the subject of ongoing controversy. In the ...

Letter to the editor: Condemn perverted goals of terrorists

To the editor: Last week KU’s graduate teaching assistants union’s executive board issued a letter condemning Israel for the conflicts in the Middle East. That Hamas, a terrorist group, attacked Israel, killing, raping and torturing more than a thousand women, men, children and even ...

Letter to the editor: A new House name

To the editor: Regardless of political party affiliation, we all know already how the current U.S. House of Representatives will be identified by future historians. It will be known as the Deckchair Congress! Graham Kreicker, Lawrence

Letter to the editor: A serious problem on the KU campus

To the editor: I write in response to the news article about the KU union for graduate teaching assistants and its efforts to blame Israel for Hamas’ murder of Jews. Hamas sent terrorists into Israel to (a partial list): rape Jewish women, shoot Jews who attended a music festival and cut ...