Letters
4 minutes ago
Tierre Caldwell spoke at the American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota on behalf of people with felony convictions who are barred from voting until

Readers Write: Felons' right to vote, Warner nature center, the Kurds, climate change denial, presidential candidates' ages

Felony re-enfranchisement is a start, but not the end.
Letters
October 21
The Basilica of St. Mary in Minneapolis. A survey last year indicated that 39% of young people who left the Catholic Church did so because they disagr

Readers Write: Organized religion, Trump's presidency, Amy Klobuchar, Al Franken, public art

I'm not surprised that young people are fleeing religion.
Letters
October 18
Opponents of Enbridge’s plan to replace its aging Line 3 crude oil pipeline across northern Minnesota protested on Oct. 1 in St. Paul before a state

Readers Write: Enbridge Line 3, the Nobel Peace Prize, China leasing an island, T.C. Bear

Oh, Line 3 is necessary, is it?
Letters
October 18
President Donald Trump spoke to the media on the South Lawn of the White House in early October.

Readers Write: The president's discretion, 'giants' of the past and present, Omar's endorsement of Sanders

Much in judging the president's actions depends on the purpose served.
Letters
October 18
This week, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that regardless of the November referendum to keep or jettison St. Paul’s organized trash system, resid

Readers Write: St. Paul's messy trash system, auto emissions standards, public restrooms in Minneapolis

What a load of garbage.
Letters
October 17
The University of Wisconsin-Madison released survey results on Tuesday regarding the number of students who have been sexually assaulted during their

Readers Write: Sexual assault on campus, President Trump, St. Paul trash, Medicare for All, electric scooters

Some context is needed regarding sexual assaults on campus.
Letters
October 16
St. Paul’s Union Depot, above, currently sees one daily train to Chicago, but it arrives from the West Coast and is often behind schedule due to wea

Readers Write: Train lines, Ukraine ambassador, St. Paul trash system, William Barr, police and Trump

More trains? I'm all aboard.
Letters
October 15
President Donald Trump exited Air Force One in Minneapolis for last week’s rally at Target Center.

Readers Write: Sen. Paul Gazelka on President Trump, Trump's Minneapolis rally, Congress, the Kurds

What Trump lacks in substance, he also lacks in style.
Letters
October 14
Protesters hold signs as Rep. Barbara Lee, D.-Calif., speaks at a rally in support of the impeachment of President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C., i

Readers Write: Impeachment, Trump's Minneapolis rally, St. Paul trash

Present both sides of an argument — if there are two. The impeachment debate only has one.
Letters
October 11
President Donald Trump addresses his supporters during a campaign rally at the Target Center in Minneapolis on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019. (Richard Tsong

Readers write: Trump's Minneapolis rally and Native American representation

Trump predicts a "red wave" in Minnesota, but I don't see it.
Letters
October 11
Volkswagen displayed electric vehicles at an international car show in Germany last month.

Readers Write: Electric vehicles, Trump's Minneapolis visit, Congress, hunting with dogs

Car dealerships squirm having to sell electric vehicles — and that's OK.
Letters
October 11
The University of Minnesota Women’s Suffrage Club is pitured here in 1913.

Readers write: Women's suffrage, impeachment, Syria, nanoparticles

In 1920, only some women got the right to vote.
Letters
October 10
A veterinarian examines an X-ray of an eagle for fragments of lead bullets, which can be fatal to the birds if ingested. Environmental groups have fil

Readers Write: Lead poisoning and hunting, Turkey and the Kurds, end-of-life care, Trump's visit, the NBA

Lead is poison — to humans and animals. Ban it.
Letters
October 9
Supporters of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights protested in Washington, D.C., on Tuesday.

Readers Write: LGBTQ wedding video case, plane noise, new emissions standards, the Twins

Accommodate religious beliefs about marriage, yes, but not in the way a federal appeals court panel suggested.
Letters
October 8
Chinese President Xi Jinping, center, with former presidents Jiang Zemin, right, and Hu Jintao, left, attended the celebration to commemorate the 70th

Readers Write: Democratic socialism vs. communism, Trump's Minneapolis rally, Syria policy, impeachment, the Twins

Sweep aside the straw man — democratic socialism and Chinese communism are not the same.
Letters
October 7
The Minneapolis police union is selling “Cops for Trump” T-shirts, just days after the Police Department said officers can no longer appear in uni

Readers Write: Trump's visit to Minneapolis, emergency insulin

Please, show Trumpers we liberals care.
Letters
October 7
What can’t you get in St. Peter, Minn., that you can get in Minneapolis? Not much, argues a letter writer, citing Gustavus Adolphus as among the ame

Readers Write: Leaving Minneapolis, mining, attributing causes of crimes

If you must move, try St. Peter.
Letters
October 4
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sept. 29. Sanders was “up and about” following an emergency heart procedure for a blocked

Readers Write: Bernie Sanders, immigration and Worthington, rent controls, health insurance, an 'anthem to humanity'

Don't count Sanders out.
Letters
October 4
The federal appeals court for the Eighth Circuit ruled last month that a video business in St. Cloud called Telescope Media is allowed to make wedding

Readers Write: Wedding video case, assisted suicide, insulin, the president

Oh, be reasonable. Accommodate.
Letters
October 3
Duluth and other cities along Lake Superior draw a majority of their drinking water from the lake.

Readers Write: Oil pipelines, impeachment, climate change, college athletics, farming

How is clean water up for debate in Minnesota?
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