YOUR LETTERS

More heroin deaths unless state reacts

The DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) just sent out a warning that heroin is being laced with illicit fentanyl. This combination is responsible for the recent spike in overdose deaths.

No one should display such a shameful symbol

This is in response to the article "Supreme Court to rule on Confederate flag license plates," (March 22). Is the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans aware that the Confederate flag was the symbol of a failed insurrection against the...

Make federal contractors disclose political spending

It is so very important that our election process remain the process of the best person for the position rather than the best person supported by big brother contributions

Obama's inconsistency is an insult to Israel

When it comes to dual standards in Middle East foreign policy, the Obama administration is second to none. Nowhere in the balance of the Reuters story was there any condemnation of Abbas' stance at that time while there is strident criticism of...

Article didn't capture courage of Susette Kelo

The article, “Experts agree: Luster is off eminent domain after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Kelo,” (March 21), makes it sound as if Susette Kelo was given some slack in her effort to keep New London from taking her property.

Address mental health, don't ban gun rights

I agree there is a serious problem in dealing with mental health issues associated with restraining orders and firearms. I don't think the solution is using statements like Second Amendment Purists and NRA Zealots.

Insulting to deny mistreatment of returning Vietnam veterans

I have to respond to the letter, “Vietnam vet treatment is often exaggerated,” (March 15). Maybe this definitive piece of (I will call it, politely) information, is just a continuing ripple of quilt from my generation.

Need plan to reallocate defense dollars

No doubt that building submarines is vital to Connecticut's economy.

She likes Mike, so too should New London

If you are a longtime resident chances are you have strong feelings on the issue of who will be voted in as Mayor in November.

Waterford fire dept. plan was inequitable

In implementing the town’s fire service staffing plan, Waterford’s administration failed to include critically important stakeholders; the residents affected by the plan. The end result is improved townwide coverage at the expense of...

More casino jobs not an economic solution

The sovereign Tribal Nations are encouraging the state to allow satellite casinos not on tribal land, isn't that annexation? They say that jobs would be saved and new ones added. What quality of jobs?

Victory for the people in Town of Waterford

Congratulations to the residents of Waterford for undoing the backroom deal made with Supt. Jerry Belair. This agreement looked like something cooked up by John Rowland.

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