Letters to the editor
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
BY ZACHARY TEBEAU
Avoid Sterling 4 Eleven Lofts at all costs. I have lived at 4 Eleven Lofts for almost a year, and am counting down the days until my lease ends.
BY SCOTT KASHKIN
The Big Ten needs to get back to basics, back to its roots. Now, after the Ohio State University and Penn State University scandals, the division names are absurd.
Letters to the editor
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