Letters to the Editor
Submissions from Chicago Sun-Times readers weighing in on issues facing the city and its residents.
A referendum on the ballot is aimed at restoring some 30,000 acres of land.
It would save taxpayer money and make it economically advantageous for the police to behave as reform intends.
Top cop’s poor response to chaotic Mexican Independence Day celebrations shows new leadership is needed
I have been trying to be fair to Brown and give him the benefit of the doubt the past couple of years. But it’s becoming evident he does not know Chicago.
After the election, some politicians in Congress will try to pass tax credits for large corporations. It would be outrageous for Congress to pass tax cuts for the wealthy without expanding the CTC
I am a lifelong Chicago resident, for 63 years. I have been inconvenienced by sporting and other events and numerous street festivals and parades. This is what I have come to expect living in a large urban area.
Attacks on voting rights, unequal application of the law, MAGA Republicans and the fear of others are among the reasons for the threats our readers wrote to us about.
In many states anti-abortion laws have far-reaching consequences for reproductive care. Counselors who might provide information on safe and reliable abortion pills fear being sued.
I traveled into Chicago with a friend to view the exhibit of those paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald in the spring of 2021.
Congress should take up the Affordable and Safe Prescription Drug Importation Act, a bill that would offer immediate drug price relief.
Find and connect women — from here or from out-of-state — to the many local resources they need to access care.
We once worried about the values of the people of Texas. Their leadership is showing us that worry has not changed.
A man who goes by the name Draco says drifting gives him an adrenaline rush. Well, his selfish adrenaline rush is harmful. Not only does it hurt the environment, it puts others in harm’s way.
It’s a selfish, ‘where’s mine?’ attitude that we should be able to rise above. Helping people is good, at least the Democrats think so.
It’s a dangerous idea to take away someone’s presumed innocence, and with it their life as they know it, based on statistics.
My hope is that 79th and Halsted will rise again — restored to a place where South Side kids can dream big dreams, find the magic of their own neighborhood and gain the confidence to explore the world beyond.
As Chicagoans prepare to deliberate and consider who is to be their next choice for mayor, it is imperative that they consider how candidates are endorsed and if an endorsement from one organization actually represents that organization’s members.
It’s time to end qualified immunity so victims of police brutality can seek justice in court and hold bad cops accountable so good cops can continue protecting and serving our streets.
Police shut down South Side, West Side businesses over violence, go easy on clout-heavy bars downtown
Lightfoot accused of scrapping Chicago Fire Department promotion list to punish controversial City Council member
Aunt accused of throwing 3-year-old boy into water off Navy Pier. ‘Not once did [she] scream for help, call for help, ask for help.’