Letters to the Editor

Reader Input: Preserve, don’t re-win freedoms

Mr. (John) Sisson’s comments and a good feeling should no longer be justification for violation of our Bill of Rights (“Sale restrictions our best option,” Reader ...

Reader Input: Resist a federal abuse of power

The president proposes “reasonable gun laws,” but what is the most compelling definition of “reasonable?” To Obama, reasonable, is that he, his wife and dau ...

Reader Input: Build pool and they will swim

Many people in Auburn enjoy swimming; this is why we have the Auburn Recreation District public pool. The ARD pool is great for its purpose, but sometimes I think it would be a s ...

Reader Input: Death of talented man deeply felt

I am writing with respect to the Auburn Journal article reporting on the apparent murder of Auburn resident Matt Steele in Placerville yesterday (“Auburn man dead after stabb ...

Reader Input: We condition youth to kill

Why do we have a violent society? Because we have a violent foreign policy. We have an empire to maintain and expand. In order to have a large “volunteer” military we ...

Reader Input: New city hall attitude lacking

At last Wednesday’s (Colfax) council meeting, city staff started the year and the new council off with their first secret vote. During the closed session, they voted (3-2) to ...

Reader Input: Realignment misconstrued

I’m really tired of reading and hearing stories about how AB 109 is releasing violent criminals onto the streets. It does no such thing. Not one person was released from stat ...

Reader Input: The ‘forks made me fat’ argument

In reply to “Legislators must take action on gun laws” by Robert Burge (“Reader Input,” Jan. 9): I agree that it’s sad what happened in Connecticut, b ...

Reader Input: Touched by tragedy

As to the Hannah Olsons, “Put kind words into action, help others” (Our View, Jan. 13): I have written the following poem. I would like you to please print. Thank you. ...

Reader Input: Public has the right to know

Re: “Auburn City Council weighs making labor talks more public,” (Journal, Dec. 4): I am writing to respond to the Call to Readers about the City of Auburn wanting to ...