Letters to the editor: September 21, 2020

Letters to the editor: September 21, 2020

Hide caption U.S. Senate candidate MJ Hegar visits with supporters during a watch party in Austin on March 3. [BRONTE WITTPENN/AMERICAN-STATESMAN] Bronte Wittpenn Hegar’s language won’t lead to compromise Re: Sept. 13 article, “ In Texas Senate race, Hegar jabs and Cornyn sidesteps .” Mary Jennings Hegar won’t defeat Sen. John Cornyn with repeated attacks and filthy language. Hegar is unknown outside Central Texas because she’s never held elected office. Unlike Hegar, Cornyn has a fine record of legislation and compromise. Moreover, he’ll continue to protect our civil liberties like the Second Amendment right to keep and bear arms. Hegar wants to end sales of certain legal weapons and open carry of lawful guns . While Cornyn champions pro-life measures to prioritize an unborn baby’s life over death, Hegar supports abortion. Hegar shows her gross lack of grace and courtesy by calling Cornyn an “ass kisser.” Foul language won’t unify Americans. Hegar should first hold elected position at a local level, where she’ll hopefully learn both compromise and courtesy. David Lee, Round Rock Complex is right model for affordable housing Re: Sept. 14 article, “ Inside Foundation Communities’ new ‘miracle’ Mueller apartments .” The Jordan at Mueller from Foundation Communities is a story of hope. It offers families and formerly homeless single people affordable apartments with easy access to public transit and the downtown area. I hope Foundation Communities has many more projects on the drawing board so that Austin can have many more affordable housing units integrated into […]

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