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: Walking safely

To the editor: From my Old West Lawrence home, I frequently see residents and visitors enjoying the day and neighborhood while walking in our streets. While I have undoubtedly forgotten much of my parents’ sage advice, one thing stuck with me: If you cannot walk on sidewalks or choose not ...

Letter to the editor: Fix Congress

To the editor: A recent letter to the editor raised some pertinent questions regarding the popularity of Presidents Biden and Trump as expressed in polls. The writer went on to accuse Biden of “violating the Constitution’s separation of powers by using governmental agencies to usurp ...

Letter to the editor: Get real on homelessness

To the editor: City and county leaders are discussing how to fund a homelessness plan that calls for an investment of more than $100 million over five years. How will it be financed? Easy answer: on the back of federal government programs that are already stretched to the max and the good ...

Letter to the editor: Agriculture is more complex

To the editor: I’m writing in response to Margaret Kramar’s recent letter about the proposed solar site near Midland Junction. While I appreciate the need for renewable energy, several oversights in her arguments warrant discussion. First, the assertion that land used for corn ...

Letter to the editor: History lesson

To the editor: Adolf Hitler’s name sold newsprint. Dorothy Thompson, high-up the American journalism ladder, got an exclusive interview, printed in Cosmopolitan in March 1932. “When you come to power,” she asked, “will you abolish the constitution of the German Republic?” “I ...

Letter to the editor: We must save our democracy

To the editor: This year we face a threat as perilous as World War II, which I lived through. As was the case then, we must make an extraordinary effort to save our democracy. We must set political allegiances aside and join the fight as united American citizens. If you prefer democracy to ...