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Letters to the Editor

Letters urged district to support all learners

To the editor: “The truth is that you are a gift to the community . . .” these words were addressed to the LGBTQ+ youth in the Public Foum article (8/14/21), “A gift to the community.” Yes, every life is a gift. The lyrics to a song from my most treasured Book read: “For you ...

LGBTQ+ youth deserve safety in our community

To the Editor: I’m truly disgusted by members of this community who continue to spend their time in crusades against LGTBQ+ youth. Fully grown adults who have dedicated an absolutely obscene about of their time in an effort to abandon children who are just trying to live their lives. It ...

Read the sources before judging

To the editor: Many people have responded to my Aug. 10 letter without even reading the sources I provided. Others tried to dismiss my sources by claiming they were too difficult to look up. Still others shockingly invented sources for me. I will address one of these responses. ...

The sex you were born

To the editor: Most of us can check the box for male or female easily. However, there are babies born worldwide with sex characteristics (including genitals, gonads, and chromosome patterns) that do not fit typical binary notions of male or female bodies. Today this is called an ...

Our selves, in God’s plan

To the editor: It saddens me to see our community, most of us with the best of intentions, so divided over our understanding of what we are supposed to do with the bodies, and lives, with which our Creator has gifted us. It seems as if today’s arguments assume that all of these human ...

The war at our doorsteps

To the editor: I’m going to go out on a limb and use words that trigger the media and those who use the media to promote their toxic narrative. Here it is. We, the people, need to stand together and “fight” against the tearing down of our American values and the system of government ...