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• Keep them topical, short (200 words or less), legible and not more often than one every 30 days. Letters may be edited for clarity and length

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Opinion - Letters to the Editor

TVA must do more with clean energy and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 26 2018

It was great to read in this paper recently that the Tennessee Valley Authority, which just a decade ago burned...

Maintain beauty of Lake Chickamauga and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 25 2018

Most people in Chattanooga are unaware that they are sitting on a gold mine: Chickamauga Lake. This is one of...

Smoke and be happy; make marijuana legal and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 24 2018

Maybe marijuana isn't so bad after all. People in every state smoke it every day, whether for recreational or medicinal...

Bring back federal assault weapons ban and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 23 2018

A ranter in a recent Sunday edition was like so many others these days — positing that the lack of...

Trump critics fail to see successes and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 21 2018

Many op-ed contributors to the newspaper rail against President Trump and are galled because he is fulfilling campaign promises (which...

Restrict gun ownership now and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 19 2018

Each day students are living in fear that their school will be next. To fix that, we need to restrict...

The young must lead so leaders will follow and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 17 2018

To all of the young people marching in the streets for gun control: This is your generation's Vietnam War.

Love has power to overcome the evil and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 16 2018

In a letter to editor on March 1, a man wrote with his opinion about the evil and hate that...

Lawmakers should drop school heist bill and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 13 2018

As a resident of Signal Mountain, I oppose Senate Bill 1755, the "Schoolhouse Heist" bill.

Dissatisfaction? Where do we start? and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 12 2018

If E. J. Dionne (Times page, March 6) really thinks "[l]egitimate dissatisfaction with government has turned into contempt," he and...

Our legislators have no clothes and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 11 2018

History will show that in the face of mounting deaths from semi-automatics, Tennessee's state and national legislators did nothing.

Seeking reasonable answers on guns and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 10 2018

The Second Amendment: what it is and is not.

Republicans are no longer fiscally responsible and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 9 2018

William F. Buckley was the most articulate spokesperson for conservatism, but has what he espoused been compromised?

Treat guns like cars; license them and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 8 2018

In the March 1 Free Press editorial, it is stated, "On the whole, we think it's a ridiculous decision for...

Political left remains intransigent on guns and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 7 2018

I am nauseated by the continuous censorious statements flowing from the liberal left. Most of their statements are demonstrative of...

Common bonds for Trump, Kremlin? and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 6 2018

In Ann McFeatters' Sunday, Feb. 25 commentary on paying attention to the Russia investigation, she wrote this sentence: "The Kremlin...

Arming teachers not the answer and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 5 2018

As a former educator with a daughter in kindergarten and a son entering pre-K, I was disappointed to read that...

Billy Graham walked the talk he talked and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 4 2018

In the spring of 1953, Billy Graham came to Chattanooga for one of his revivals. He was here for 26...

Dalton gun incident is a warning shot and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 3 2018

The incident in Dalton proves arming anybody, let alone teachers, is a bad idea with potentially tragic consequences.

Would 9/11 policy work for schools? and more letters to the editors

Published Mar. 1 2018

We have spent billions of dollars to protect airline travelers since 9/11, screening all who board aircraft and placing armed...

Good, bad gunmen increase body count and more letters to the editors

Published Feb. 28 2018

The NRA claims the only person who can stop a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with...

Don't arm teachers; they just want to teach and more letters to the editors

Published Feb. 27 2018

As a retired teacher with 38 years of service, I must speak out against arming teachers.

Students are leading the way on guns and more letters to the editors

Published Feb. 24 2018

The school kids from Florida are not only passionate and amazingly articulate but have experienced everyone's worst nightmare, staring down...