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: GOP’s lies are shameless

To the editor: I’ll be glad to no longer have to hear Republican political ads that are deceptive misinformation and boldface lies! Gov. Laura Kelly and Rep. Sharice Davids have been accused of reckless spending, being responsible for increase in crime and inflation and perhaps the black ...

Letter to the editor: Don’t desecrate

To the editor: First, a note of congratulations to the KU Jayhawk football team. They are playing well this year. Second, here’s the history about the campanile (from the online blurb at ku.edu): The World War II Memorial Campanile is unquestionably the most distinguished landmark at ...

Letter to the editor: Not Kobach again

To the editor: A hot shower has been the only antidote to this most recent spate of election ads, leaving voters slimed and miserable in their wake. The specter of Kris Kobach campaigning for governor (2018), brandishing a machine gun from an open Jeep, is still fresh from his last attempt ...

Letter to the editor: Voting against the rule of law

To the editor: The bedrock in the history of our country is respect for the rule of law. The ultimate expression of the rule of law is the peaceful transfer of power, particularly from one political party to another. This sacred tenet was established by George Washington. On Jan. 6, 2021 ...

Letter to the editor: What to expect of Kobach

To the editor: “Consistent conservative” Kris Kobach last held office as Kansas’ secretary of state. He won office by promising to catch and prosecute the thousands of illegal voters he claimed had been stealing Kansas’ elections. Once in office, our “conservative” Legislature ...

Letter to the editor: Pay more heed to public safety

To the editor: “If you build it, they will come.” I was reminded of this with regard to the homeless camp in North Lawrence. While I applaud the generosity of city officials, I’m concerned that not enough attention is being spent on public safety, especially for those who live and work ...