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Regarding the Oct. 14 editorial “Easing the torture of solitary”: While it may be true that nationwide, the number of incarcerated people in solitary is decreasing, Maryland and Virginia are signifi...

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I found little to disagree with in Kathleen Parker’s Oct. 14 op-ed, “Cocktail hour at the Kanye-Trump speakeasy” until I reached the penultimate paragraph. In it she listed examples of a world “gone...

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In “Splitting families again on table at White House” [front page, Oct. 13], we learned: “soaring numbers of families” are actually “more than 90,000 adults with children . . . in the first 11 mon...

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Regarding the Oct. 14 front-page article “Ballot access fears growing”: Georgia Secretary of State and GOP nominee for governor Brian Kemp, who is white, complains about “outside agitators,” i.e.,...

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Regarding Rep. Adam B. Schiff’s (D-Calif.) Oct. 14 op-ed, “How a Democratic House would check this erratic president”: I am a lifelong Republican. In the past 50 years, I have voted for one or two c...

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Regarding the Oct. 13 Metro article “Activists push back on proposed protest fees”: The White House and the Mall are symbols of our democracy, and, as such, are particularly poignant places to be...

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Cardinal Donald Wuerl says he always acted according to the accepted standards of the time in dealing with sexual abuse by priests [“Vatican accepts Wuerl’s resignation,” front page, Oct. 13]. Not...

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In their Oct. 12 Friday Opinion essay, “Want Americans to vote? Give them Election Day off.,” Adam Bonica and Michael McFaul suggested that “Columbus Day could become Election Day.” I have a better...

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The Oct. 12 editorial decrying a rise in homicides in the District, “A rising D.C. death toll,” praised the D.C. police for “dispatching extra officers and doubling down on seizures of illegal g...

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Regarding the Oct. 13 Metro article “D.C. officials could get a $20,000 pay bump”: Washington’s mayor and council chair unilaterally seek to raise their own salaries while gleefully overturning th...

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In the Oct. 11 front-page article “U.S. abortion politics felt on a global level,” there was an essential breach between the Trump administration’s words and the effect of its foreign policy. The ar...

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Elizabeth Bruenig’s Oct. 13 op-ed, “Why bother to bear children in a hostile climate?,” contemplated human responses to severe climate change. On the very bottom level, humans are the ones at fault,...

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Regarding the Oct. 13 news article “Trump praises Robert E. Lee, asks blacks for vote”: The president’s version of Abraham Lincoln’s response to remarks about Ulysses S. Grant’s alcoholism d...

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This region will never get the Metro service it needs unless we make a fundamental change to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority. We must decertify the legal board governing Me...

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On Oct. 11, the Washington state Supreme Court unanimously struck down that state’s death penalty statute as unconstitutional [“State’s high court rejects death penalty,” national digest, Oct. 12]. ...

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President Trump’s handling of the Jamal Khashoggi affair is further evidence of his lack of background, experience and moral ethics requisite to satisfactorily perform his duties as president. Mr....

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In his Oct. 12 Friday Opinion essay, “Donald Trump, presidential promise-keeper,” Marc A. Thiessen avoided one of the most important promises that President Trump made as a candidate in 2016: to bal...

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Regarding the Oct. 13 front-page article “ ‘Monster’ nearly obliterates a tiny Florida beach town”: The horrible devastation, damage and loss of life caused by Hurricane Michael is just the beginni...

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The Oct. 13 letters referencing the imminent threat of climate change, “A tipping point in opinion?,” were responding to the Oct. 8 front-page article “Climate change warning is dire,” which repor...

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Regarding the Oct. 6 news article “FDA approves HPV vaccine for people up to 45”: It’s about time. When the first human ­papillomavirus vaccine was released in 2006, the Food and Drug Administratio...

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