LETTERS

A new age of Prohibition? Now? How about let’s not

Readers were quick to push back at an op-ed calling for a ban on alcohol sales.

LETTERS

Let’s bring disaster-response measures to the climate crisis

"The current bailout measures are addressing a new crisis, which came during a much greater global climate crisis."

LETTERS

There’s a middle ground where courts could keep conducting business

"Our profession need not be totally protected in the bubble currently provided while our colleagues in medicine face harm’s way every day."

LETTERS

It’s outrageous for providers to weather lost revenue by cutting pay of medical staff

"These hospital workers are taking extraordinary measures, at great personal sacrifice, to attenuate the spread of the virus; they should be spared monetary distress."

LETTERS

Living remotely, thinking digitally, healing virtually

With many doctors' offices resorting to virtual visits, the telehealth delivery model gets a major test run.

LETTERS

General Electric: We will get through this by working together

General Electric has "taken steps to ensure employees’ safety while they support the mission-critical work we do at GE-Lynn on behalf of the nation’s military."

LETTERS

Bay State takes matters into own hands to stem outbreak

"The lives and well-being of all residents of this country take precedence over any other considerations."

LETTERS

Taiwan has much to offer in fight against COVID-19

"During this difficult time, the people of Taiwan stand with our friends across the United States and the world as we fight the pandemic together."

LETTERS

Some could do their part to sew a safety net too

"If people can afford to hire someone to clean their home, they can afford to continue paying them in a time of such crisis."

LETTERS

A harsh light is thrown on Trump’s fitness to lead us through crisis

A Globe editorial calling the president unfit for a pandemic generated a range of reaction from readers.

LETTERS

One pandemic has replaced another: Mass shootings go quiet

"It seems that not a single school or shopping center has been attacked by someone seeking revenge on society during this pandemic."

LETTERS

Colleges are adjusting over grades, but students will never see true equity

"Let’s remember that students were never on equal footing, even while on campus together."

LETTERS

Even in this sullied spring, the urgency for life inspires and rewards us

Readers react to Joan Wickersham's recent column on what this particular spring feels like to her.

LETTERS

No let-up in Markey’s fund-raising efforts — that should give voters pause

"Markey’s team seems to be claiming that his fund-raising efforts are in the name of 'vibrant democracy.' This seems plainly self-serving."

LETTERS

We strain to adjust to our new world of social distancing

Readers weigh in on how they're living with social distancing — and how others might do a better job of it.

LETTERS

Nationwide mail-in voting will be a nonstarter for GOP

"Their belief that they can win elections only by reducing turnout is unshakable — and quite possibly accurate."

LETTERS

To fight pandemic and boost workforce, we need an organized jobs bank

"Federal, state, and municipal governments should step up funding and hiring personnel to create and enhance job clearinghouses."

LETTERS

Mass. can’t afford to be undercounted in 2020 Census

"In 2010, Massachusetts was severely undercounted, leading not only to the loss of substantial funding but a seat in Congress."

LETTERS

The people behind the mask: celebrating health care heroes

From urgent pleas for medical supplies to a pregnant doctor grappling with a tough choice, stories from the health care arena stir readers to write in.

LETTERS

Many unsung workers showing their value — about time we recognized it

"Many of these people can’t get a living wage during normal times.."

Pandemic ought to wake us up to how interconnected our world is

"The international nature of the pandemic crisis grows more important by the day. We are at a unique hour in the clock of the world."

LETTERS

Report of Equal Rights Amendment’s death is greatly exaggerated

Readers take issue with Jeff Jacoby's argument that the ERA is no longer in play.

LETTERS

Courts consider compassionate prisoner release, but many inmates have nowhere to go

A compelling case has been made for the immediate release of elderly, infirm, and immune-suppressed inmates. But many of these people have no families or homes to go to.

LETTERS

Suffolk DA Rollins stumbles in taking shot at prison disciplinary process

"Most of these types of cases concern technical security breaches, which might put staff — not inmates — at risk."

LETTERS

Court limits set by SJC safeguard our rights while protecting our health

"The application of justice is not perfect, and in rendering decisions involving competing constitutional rights, the courts must sometimes balance these competing interests."