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Letters to the editor

Letter to the Editor: MRelay looks forward to year of maximizing involvement

BY CHRIS SCHAITKIN

To the Daily:
With the new school year comes another year of hope for a cure among those affected by cancer. Michigan’s MRelay as sky-high expectations as well.

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Letter to the Editor: Smoking ban brings privacy pros and cons into question

BY JIM BUSH

As a society we must place a very high value on personal freedom and only enact laws that restrict those freedoms when the benefits are clear and well articulated. Only then are we able to make a decision based on the principals of a free democracy.

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Letter to the editor: Akin is not so removed from mainstream Republicans

BY JACQUES MERSEREAU

The fact is Todd Akin and Paul Ryan authored a plank in this year's GOP platform that makes no exception for terminating a pregnancy, even in the cases of rape, incest or saving the life of the mother. Mr. Veras says that Akin is out of the GOP mainstream. This is Republicans in denial at its best.

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Letter to the editor: Patriotic weekend for all

BY ROB DUNPHY

I want to thank the Michigan students and fans for their wonderful hospitality they afforded to Air Force cadets and fans. A special thank you to the Michigan band for their outstanding rendition of the Air Force song. It was quite a tribute to us.

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Letter to the editor: Those with mental illnesses do not need to suffer

BY GREGORY DALACK

As representatives of the Department of Psychiatry and the Psychiatric Services at the University of Michigan Health System, we applaud The Michigan Daily for publishing Kaitlin Williams’ personal statement, "I struggle with mental illness" on Sep. 3, 2012.

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Letter to the Editor: Participation in Gayz Craze reveals level of commitment to LGBTQ issues

BY LAUREN COFFMAN

As we move forward toward the November election, it is important that we as voters hold our leaders and political parties accountable for broadening acceptance and improving opportunities for our nation’s citizens.

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Letter to the editor: Be mindful of both mental and physical illnesses

BY TODD D. SEVIG

We applaud being our own best friend as Ms. Williams describes. We applaud saying it shows strength to get help. And, we applaud Ms. Williams’ voice.

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Letter to the editor: In Support of Congressman John Dingell

BY JACOB LIGHT

This August 7 primary, I encourage all Michigan students to consider the commitment that Congressman John Dingell has made to our community and to re-elect him this fall.

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Letter to the editor: Rebel with a cause

BY ELIZABETH WATCHOWSKI

Clark Durant is the Michigan Republican party’s only hope for defeating the incumbent Debbie Stabenow, and the key to taking back Washington this fall.

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