Guest columnist Don Porter shares emails from his readers.
Hundreds of students at Weber High walked out and gathered on the school soccer field, where student Zach Thomas reminded them of the purpose of their protest and read the names of the victims in the shooting.
“The problem doesn’t lie in the inner workings of a gun; the problem lies in the inner workings of the shooter,” writes D. Louise Brown.
“Legislation and public policy impact every single one of us. Lobbying is the channel we use to react, respond and advocate,” writes Robert Hunter.
“f we all did just one thing differently, if we all reached out to others, the world would be a better and kinder place,” writes E. Kent Winward.
If you’re hoping to see a crackdown on those who violate the rules of driving in the Express Lane, you may like a bill that only needs to be signed by Gov. Gary Herbert to become law.
“At this point, Hatch’s legacy – such as it ever was – has been severely diminished. And it doesn’t help that he issues non-apologetic ‘apologies’ after his mean and disdainful remarks,” writes Don Porter.
Everyone wants to be seen, heard and respected, writes Adrienne Andrews. That’s why Utahns need to need to speak honestly to one another about race.
“Although the 2018 Legislature adjourns at midnight Thursday, there’s still time to get this bill through and provide law enforcement and the public a procedure through due process to remove guns from persons experiencing mental crises,” writes Rep. Stephen Handy.