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Bible verses guide this reader’s philosophy on abortion and morality

Letters to the editor

January 14, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: I was listening to “Donnybrook” and Ray Hartmann repeated the standard line, “I support abortion, because I don’t know when life actually begins.” What a flimsy, stick-your-head-in-the-sand excuse. Turn on Channel 9 and check out a documentary and see for ...

Letter on ‘smart, rich’ not voting for tax hikes seen as ‘Onion’-worthy

Letters to the editor

January 8, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: Did the Oct. 24 letter writer Joe Spezia Sr. intend his letter entitled “Join the ‘smart and rich’ and vote against every type of tax increase” to go to “The Onion”? So let’s play along. I gleaned some “tongue in cheek” comments from his letter. ...

Reader has a suggestion if curiosity and knowledge come from devil

Letters to the editor

January 8, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: In response to the Nov. 28 letter of Shawn Finney claiming that curiosity and knowledge are the products of Satan, I suggest that the Finney family decline all future prescription drugs and medical procedures. These are the result of scientific curiosity, and sur...

Bayless Avenue road project not all it’s cracked up to be for resident

Letters to the editor

January 7, 2020

Letters to the Editor To the editor: After attending the meeting about the Bayless Avenue road project at Weber Road Library, I was even more unimpressed with this project. Agreed, the road needs repaving — that was supposed to be done in 2020. Agreed, the bridge needs to be replaced. But as fa...

How many people will die crossing Lemay Ferry for MoDOT to act?

Letters to the editor

December 31, 2019

Letters to the Editor Tragically, a man was struck and killed Nov. 29 on Lemay Ferry Road while trying to cross the street in his wheelchair just south of Victory Drive. A couple hundred yards of safe, accessible sidewalk would have prevented this senseless death. A televised report from 2015 quoted a...

Deacon’s letter is ‘another reason to be skeptical’ of Catholic church

Letters to the editor

December 30, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: The Nov. 21 letter from Deacon Richard Schellhase of Queen of All Saints Catholic Church was written, I’m sure, in good faith. Yes, Deacon Schellhase, we pro-choice people get it. You and your Catholic brethren conform to the tenets of your chosen religion in...

Rugby field is only taking up about 15 acres of 122 acres of the park

Letters to the editor

December 26, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: You may want to point out to Cliff Ringis and other Sunset Hills residents that the Bombers Rugby Club is only leasing approximately 20 acres of the 120-plus acres of Bander Park. The proposed rugby facility will be first-class and add to the versatility and developme...

Rugby lease should have gone on ballot, Sappington reader agrees

Letters to the editor

December 25, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: What a superb letter by Cliff Ringis in the Nov. 14 edition of The Call. It concerned the 20-year lease given to a rugby team in Sunset Hills Bander Park. Unbelievably, voters had no say in giving out the lease. The U.S. is supposed to be the foremost democracy ...

Where is outrage over family separation at border? reader questions

Letters to the editor

December 24, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: This is in response to the Oct. 10 letter written by Jan Tucker of Oakville stating that the nation is being punished with national disasters such as extreme weather and mass shootings because of abortion. If you are looking for the cause of these events being ...

Current treasurer is the state’s most-qualified resident to hold the job

Letters to the editor

December 24, 2019

Letters to the Editor To the editor: In a recent article you highlighted a local woman who is running for Missouri state treasurer, Vicki Englund. I’m writing to offer a window into our current state treasurer, Scott Fitzpatrick. With my 30-plus year career in banking, investments and public finance,...

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