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: Personhood is the question

To the Editor Here are some observations in regard to the Supreme Court decision overturning Roe v Wade. First, it was not really a conservative decision. For years conservatives have been saying that the size and intrusiveness of government should be minimized, that more power should be in ...

Letter: Ministers support amendment

To the Editor: Kansas is standing at the crossroads concerning the August 2 vote. We ministers, in Lawrence, are compassionate and do care about the women of Kansas. We don’t want to see any mother mistreated or taken advantage of when they are pregnant. Many people seem to make the ...

Letter: Religious leaders oppose amendment

To the Editor: During our time as religious leaders in our respective congregations or communities, we’ve watched families celebrate the most joyous occasions of their lives. We have supported families through some of the most painful moments in their lives. And, we have prayed with ...

Letter: Mitigate the need

To the Editor: Here's an exercise for any readers who care about the issue of abortion. Imagine the millions of hours and the equal amount of cash that have been invested in overturning Roe V. Wade during the past nearly half century. Now consider if half of that investment was directed ...

Letter: Abortion is regulated

To the Editor: This is in response to July 26 letter “I support the amendment”, that would remove the right to abortion in our Kansas Constitution and allow the legislature to ban abortion. Those in support of this amendment say there are no regulations regarding abortion. However, ...

Letter: Men don’t have the same burden

To the Editor: With all eyes on our August 2nd primary results, Kansas is in the national spotlight and not for basketball. We are at ground zero in the culture war arena right now. Kansas is known to be a bellwether state meaning what happens here is an indicator of a trend. Study Kansas ...