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Letters

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Senators Mike Lee and Mitt Romney are shown on Wednesday, April 20, 2022.

Letter: Shame on Lee and Romney for again voting against the veterans-aiding “Burn Pit Bill”

By Luciano S. Martinez | The Public Forum | August 7, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Sprinklers hang from a pivot over an alfalfa field in Centerfield on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021.

Letter: We should consider a cap-and-trade system for conserving water

By Frank Sullivan | The Public Forum | August 7, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rep. Burgess Owens, R-Utah, in Salt Lake City on Friday, May 6, 2022.

Letter: “Cognitive decline” letter signed by Rep. Owens and friends sure shows “cognitive decline”

By Ivan Weber | The Public Forum | August 7, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) People gather at the State Capitol in Salt Lake City to protest after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, on Friday, June 24, 2022.

Letter: Conservative wing of the Supreme Court got it wrong. And Kansas voters made that clear.

By Darlene McDonald | The Public Forum | August 7, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A nurse gives a COVID-19 test outside the Salt Lake County Health Department Friday, July 22, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

Letter: Is Utah prepared for another outbreak?

By Emily Spivak | The Public Forum | August 7, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

Utah Jazz guard Donovan Mitchell walks up court during Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series against the Dallas Mavericks, Monday, April 25, 2022, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Letter: Here’s hoping Donovan Mitchell stays with the Jazz

By Scot Morgan | The Public Forum | August 7, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) People march through downtown Provo, protesting after the U.S. Supreme Court overruled Roe v. Wade, on Saturday, June 25, 2022.

Letter: Women’s health is endangered when the government comes between them and doctors’ care

By Cindy Wright | The Public Forum | August 4, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Briana Scroggins | Special to The Tribune) 
Utah independent Evan McMullin spoke during the Utah Democratic Convention at Cottonwood High School in Murray, Utah on Saturday, April 23, 2022.

Letter: Evan McMullin isn’t Mike Lee and that’s good enough for me

By Ineed Aname | The Public Forum | August 4, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Utah congressman Burgess Owens participates in the Days of ’47 Parade in Salt Lake City on Saturday, July 23, 2022.

Letter: Perhaps Owens should visit a school. He might learn what’s actually taught there.

By Tom Lewis | The Public Forum | August 4, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

FILE - In this Friday June 9, 2017 file photo, students are led out of school as members of the Fountain Police Department take part in an Active Shooter Response Training exercise at Fountain Middle School in Fountain, Colo. The nation's two largest teachers unions want schools to revise or eliminate active shooter drills, asserting Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020 that they can harm students' mental health and that there are better ways to prepare for the possibility of a school shooting. (Dougal Brownlie/The Gazette via AP, File)

Letter: All legislators should sit in classroom and experience shooter drill

By Kim Rathke | The Public Forum | August 3, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2018, file photo, Airbnb co-founder and CEO Brian Chesky speaks during an event in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)

Letter: Short-term rentals are creating unsustainable problems

By Kaitlyn Aiono Teeter | The Public Forum | August 3, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Rep. Karianne Lisonbee, answers questions about Utah's trigger law, SB174, during a news conference at the State Capitol, after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, on Friday, June 24, 2022.

Letter: A clueless pawn of the patriarchy who has no business representing Utah women

By Ashley Peck | The Public Forum | August 3, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Dust obscures Antelope Island and the Great Salt Lake on Saturday, June 18, 2022.

Letter: Forget the gondola. If we don’t save the Great Salt Lake, it will be useless.

By Karol Conrad | The Public Forum | August 3, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

FILE - A man carries his weapon during a Second Amendment gun rally at Utah State Capitol on Feb. 8, 2020, in Salt Lake City.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Letter: If the Second Amendment keeps us in this hell on earth, then let us cut it off and throw it away

By Robert C. Steiner | The Public Forum | August 2, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune
Jax Collins, left, and Heather Collins are overjoyed as they are married by Rev. Christopher Scuderi of Universal Heart Ministry on Monday, Dec. 23, 2013, at the Salt Lake City County offices.

Letter: Candidates for clerk should have respect for the job and the oath of office

By Amy Pitt | The Public Forum | August 2, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Rick Bowmer | AP) A Delta Air Lines plane flies in to Salt Lake City International Airport Thursday, June 30, 2022, in Salt Lake City.

Letter: To deal with pilot shortages, the retirement age of pilots should be increased

By Rand Marcus | The Public Forum | August 2, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) President Joe Biden speaks to members of the media after exiting Air Force One, Wednesday, July 20, 2022, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Letter: Most Americans approve of Biden’s core policies and stands, but his approval rating doesn’t reflect that. Something’s rotten in America.

By Frank Fish | The Public Forum | July 31, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  The Church Office Building, located at 50 E N Temple St, Salt Lake City, is home to the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Letter: Shouldn’t members of the LDS Church be proud of being referred to as Mormons?

By Raymond A. Hult | The Public Forum | July 31, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Jordan Miller | The Salt Lake Tribune) An anti-gondola banner displayed by protestors at the Little Cottonwood Canyon Park and Ride on Saturday, September 25, 2021.

Letter: Let’s count the ways the gondola supporters are misguided

By John Kennington | The Public Forum | July 31, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Echo Reservoir is shown at 30% of capacity during extreme drought conditions on July 12, 2021.

Letter: What can we do to reduce the strain on water in our local communities?

By Grace Parkin | The Public Forum | July 31, 2022, 12:00 p.m.