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Respect wild animals, or protect the lands from feral animals?

Respect wild animals and let them live in peace Re: “State pressure stops BLM’s wild horse roundup early,” Sept. 16 news story → Read More

Letters: Abortion battle in Texas crosses state lines

Abortion battle in Texas crosses state lines The recent law that essentially bans abortions in Texas demands a discussion of the term “pro-life,” which typically means anti-abortion. → Read More

Opinion: Denver Post readers address blame for the tragedy in Afghanistan

“With all of the words written recently about Afghanistan, not one thing I have seen has identified the source of this vast screw-up or the person responsible … the original decision to… → Read More

Opinion: Colorado pediatricians beg students and teachers to wear masks

Without masks, the delta variant could cause frequent absences from school and possibly the necessary pivot to distance learning, thus eliminating any opportunity for the interactions everyone craves after a virtual 2020 school year. → Read More

Opinion: As a 91-year-old survivor of Amache, a National Historic Site would give me hope

I was 11 years old in 1942 when my family was forced to leave our farm in Northern California and imprisoned at Amache for three years until the war was over. → Read More

Weighing in on Rep. Lauren Boebert’s representation

Rep. Lauren Boebert’s outspoken manner brings controversy with her representation of Western Colorado, raising the ire of many across the state; while others admire her willingness to speak her mind → Read More

Are we doing enough — or too much — for the growing homeless population?

Are we doing enough -- or too much -- for the growing homeless population in the metro Denver area? Tax dollars and private contributions add up but encampments persist → Read More

Education in Colorado needs more funding, but don't take more away from public schools

Yes, education needs more funding, but don't take more away from public schools → Read More

Critical race theory: a necessary debate in schools, or a generator of resentment?

The effects of teaching critical race theory Re: “The misunderstanding of critical race theory,” June 22 commentary → Read More

Letters: Common sense must be used in policing debate (5/29-30/21)

Some recommendations in debate to reform policing, including Denver’s Task Force on Policing, shows a lack of understanding of policing principles and may create further harm to citizens and police alike. This problem may have been remedied had experienced officers been able to actively participate in the proposal process. → Read More

Letters: Painful to watch the coal industry leave small towns (5/23/21)

The ill-conceived green plan is shoving thousands of our best out of work. The people who work in coal mining industry and who are the fiber of the communities are being destroyed. → Read More

Letters: Stop paying hospital bills for anti-vaxers (5/18/21)

If you’re eligible to be vaccinated but refuse and subsequently require hospitalization for the virus, you should have to pay the hospital charges out of your own pocket. → Read More

Remote learning takes a toll on high school students

Madison Schilling submitted her artwork to The Denver Post after her teacher at Lakewood High School encouraged her to share it with a broader audience. → Read More

Letters: Navalny’s fate not our business (5/3/21)

Navalny’s fate not our business Re: “The Cold War playbook won’t help Navalny,” April 26 commentary → Read More

Letters: Elevating the voices of the victims of hate (5/2/21)

Elevating the voices of the victims of hate Just a few weeks ago, my mother told me the story of getting her COVID-19 vaccine at our local Walmart. Many people exiting passed an old man who was entering the store, but once my mother passed him, he quickly sprayed a disinfectant around his surroundings. My mother felt targeted since she was the only Asian-American who had passed him at the time. → Read More

Letters: Doctors call for Colo. to open safe injection sites (5/1/21)

Doctors call for Colo. to open safe injection sites Representing 46 medical students, doctors, and health professionals who support this letter’s clarion call for help and assisted in drafting it, I write to ask for overdose prevention sites in Colorado. The devastating overdose crisis in America has only accelerated during the COVID-19 pandemic, compounding continuous increases in overdose… → Read More

Letters: Biden speech and response: divides or conquers? (4/30/21)

Biden speech and response: divides or conquers? Re: “Biden to the nation, world: ‘America is rising anew’,” April 29 news story → Read More

Letters: Time for introspection for the entire criminal justice system (4/27/21)

Time for introspection for the entire criminal justice system Re: “Our racial disparities study will inform prosecutors’ future work,” April 16 commentary → Read More

Letters: What we are leaving behind in Afghanistan (4/25/21)

What we are leaving behind in Afghanistan Re: “Women fearing the worst as U.S. exit planned,” April 19 news story → Read More

Letters: Urban laws threaten cattlemen (4/21/21)

Urban laws threaten cattlemen Re: “Ranchers, farmers vow to fight,” April 16 news story → Read More