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Cartoon blurs true picture of Gaza toll

“Palestinians’ crude rockets cannot and should not be compared to Israel’s powerful missiles, which are funded by US tax dollars.” — Susan K. Jacoby

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We don’t want to return to tactics of blockade, intimidation

“In 1991 Cotter and his group received a permanent injunction from a state Superior Court judge.” — Jack Romano and Kate Ziegler

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Some want to block pro-life message altogether

“There have been no organized acts of civil disobedience in front of Massachusetts abortion clinics since 1992.” — C. J. Doyle

letters | market basket

Forget the apology — honor the spirit of the store

“My family will live off the local farmers’ markets and dairy and vegetable stands.” — Susan Conroy

letters | market basket

Corporate stance flies in face of Market Basket experience

“While the walkout seems a pretty brazen move, the tone-deaf open letter to customers from the co-CEOs shows why these actions may be necessary.” — Ellen DeGenova

letters | immigrant children

It would be illegal to deport the children

“The lives of many of these children are quite literally at risk.” — Susan Jhirad

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New rule would penalize low-performing colleges

“It is called the gainful employment rule.” — Matthew Boulay

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Unrealistic to expect Cuba to pay full restitution

“In many instances, indemnification to property holders is impossible.” — Carolyn Barnes

letters | immigrant children

Nazis’ motive was race, not religion

“The Nazis obsessed about physical characteristics and differences among Jews, Slavs, and ‘Aryans.’ ”

letters | immigrant children

US cannot help all the immigrant children

“We must first focus on the many children in our country who need help.” — Irene S. Hofstein

letters | Martha Coakley v. sports radio

Coakley didn’t get to the source of the insults

Attorney General Martha Coakley “could have gone further.” — William Graves

letters | Martha Coakley v. sports radio

Sports radio isn’t worth Coakley’s attention

“It’s becoming increasingly difficult for this voter to take Martha Coakley seriously.” - Tom Gotsill

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Lennie Sogoloff’s limited playlist

“Miles, Buddy, Dizzy, and everyone else will be jamming in your honor this week.” — Carl Zukroff

letters | conflict in Gaza

Hamas terrorists are not sorry

“Only Israel completely ceased fire during the five-hour period.” — Alan Stein

letters | conflict in Gaza

Israeli strikes wreck Gaza water supply

“Gazans had to rely on contaminated ground water or expensive water purchased from Israel.” — Nancy Murray

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Deadly danger to infants that we all can prevent

“We need the help of all who come into contact with parents and caregivers to give a consistent message about safe sleeping.” — Cheryl Bartlett and Erin Deveney

letters | Boston’s charter school debate

Charters offer quality, hope to my daughter

“Even though she is in the seventh grade . . . she is outperforming her 18-year-old brother, who is at a district high school.” — Tonya Morris

letters | Boston’s charter school debate

All students welcome in public schools

“Kudos to Chelsea for responding as it has to an influx of children from Central America.” — Marilyn J. Segal

letters | Boston’s charter school debate

Democracy in action on charter-school cap

“Scot Lehigh implies that the result of any ‘honest debate about charters’ must be a green light for charter expansion.” — Mary Battenfeld

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A challenge to immigrants’ supporters

“Those who support the immigrants should go to the border and sign a contract with the US government attesting responsibility for a child.” — Marion Ewell

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An idea to ease housing woes on Nantucket

“Easing restrictions on development to promote housing construction is not enough to make the housing affordable.” — George Walter Born

letters | DRIVING IN BOSTON

Haystack app brings reason to parking prices

“Underpriced meters turn parking into a silly lottery game.” — D. Jay Perras

letters | DRIVING IN BOSTON

Where’s Mass. in driverless revolution?

“Governments are woefully unprepared for such progress.” — Sam Tracy

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Fauns in Acadia?

“Imagine my surprise when Karen Campbell casually mentioned in her travel article that she had seen a faun in the park.” — Ruth Hertzman-Miller

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Dangerous precedents for South End biolab

“Facilities with deadly pathogens should not be located in the midst of great numbers of people.” — Jonathan E. Bates