Letters

The plot thickens in the Mueller probe

A sprawling indictment against 13 Russians and three companies has raised the heat under the Trump administration.

Letters

NRA, GOP sticking to their guns

The Republicans and the National Rifle Association seem to holding fast to their bond.

Letters

Mass. history of blocking pipeline projects comes at a cost

“Importing Russian LNG to keep the lights on in Massachusetts is one example of the inevitable results of anti-pipeline bias.”

Letters

Gas pipelines built now will be with us for decades

“I would be happy to see the United States close the loophole that allows Russian gas to evade sanctions.”

Letters

Too many doctors abdicate their role in tackling patients’ addiction

“Over the years, only a handful of doctors would take my call to discuss their patient’s addiction.”

Letters

Safe injection sites could lead to riskier behavior

“It is plausible that safe injection sites give users feelings of security, enabling them to inject higher doses.”

Letters

For this teachable moment, let the children lead the lesson

“Let’s let the young people, who cannot yet vote, lead the way and speak for themselves.”

Letters

Our elected leaders fail to protect us from toxins

“Many of our elected officials have chosen to represent the corporations and businesses that finance their campaigns.”

Letters

Tea Party a ‘grass-roots movement’? More like artificial turf

“The Tea Party was simply a ploy by the Kochs to move political discourse more to the right.”

Letters

Berkshire Museum is letting the county down

“The museum’s issue is not with ‘museum police.’ It is with the residents of Berkshire County.”

Letters

In the gun debate, ‘We’ve seen this before’ meets ‘Never again’

A front-page commentary captured how the aftermath of shootings follows the same sad script.

Letters

Red Auerbach, in fact, is a role model worth noting

“Auerbach is a model for not only how the [police] department but how the whole city should function to bring out the best in all of us.”

Letters

Most kids will never hold a gun, but they’re bombarded by violent images

“Children are able to witness gruesome violence just by flicking the remote on their TV and by going to the movies.”

Letters

We need to create conditions for young people to belong

“As a community, this country must include all children, no matter how different they seem.”

Letters

First assumption in end-of-life plan: There is no perfect world

“My job as a risk manager is to help them prepare for worst-case possibilities.”

Letters

Opioid deaths decline, but the overdoses continue

“The increase in nonfatal overdoses, and its implications, is a critical data point.”

Letters

Clearing the air over Tom Ashbrook’s firing

WBUR fired Tom Ashbrook as host of “On Point” after a review of workplace compaints found he had created an abusive environment.

Letters

‘To my current students, I have to confess: I cannot protect you’

“The solution is in your hands. Demand security. Reject the lockdown-drill status quo.”

Letters

A nationwide school walkout would be a powerful statement

“We’ll demonstrate to ourselves and our children the power of determined, collective action.”

Letters

Getting Boston buildings ready for rising seas

As developers adapt to the threats of sea level rise, some call for an interconnected plan to prepare the city for floodwaters.

Letters

The son of a judge, in an outrageous case of a failed justice system

“Apparently, if you’re related to a judge in Boston, you can get away with multiple instances of drunken driving.”

Letters

Being honest about your needs and wants — now that’s what you call an ‘open marriage’

“Perhaps what should be more taboo in a relationship is failing to communicate honestly and nonconfrontationally.”

Letters

Doctor welcomes safe injection sites after seeing patients’ devastation

“I have lost far too many patients to drug overdose deaths.”

Letters

Beyond an ‘either-or’ energy policy

A Globe editorial challenging pipeline opposition generated heated response.

Letters

A leadership vacuum, and another hail of bullets

Yet another shooting leaves readers expressing frustration and rage at failed leadership over guns.