Don't vote for a senator who will embarrass Indiana

2012-11-04T00:00:00Z Don't vote for a senator who will embarrass Indiana nwitimes.com
November 04, 2012 12:00 am

As a lifelong Democrat, I am proud to admit that I often voted for Sen. Dick Lugar, even if I disagreed with some of his positions on the issues. His decency and professionalism had me pleased that he represented Indiana well on the national stage.

Now I call on my Republican friends to reject Richard Mourdock's extreme views.

Pregnancy by rape should never be associated with God. Mourdock's extreme views will only bring ridicule to Indiana and remind all of us how much we will miss Lugar.

Come on, moderate Republicans, it is your duty to our great state to have a senator whom we might occasionally disagree with but will not embarrass us. You know you cannot say that about the extremist Mourdock!

- Howard P. Spicer, St. John

Copyright 2014 nwitimes.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Follow The Times

Featured Businesses

Submit a Letter to Editor

We welcome letters from readers on any issue of public interest, and make every effort to publish as many as we can and in a timely manner. The Times will publish only one letter a month from a writer, and be sure to include your name, address and a telephone number for verification. Letters should be 150 words or less. They will be edited.

Letters may be submitted:
  • Via our submission form.
  • Via e-mail.
  • Via fax: (219) 933-3249 or (219) 465-7298
  • Via mail or by hand to our offices:
    • 601 45th Ave., Munster, IN 46321
    • 2080 N. Main St., Crown Point, IN 46307
    • 1111 Glendale Blvd., Valparaiso, IN 46383
    • 3410 Delta Dr., Portage, IN 46368
    • Please mark envelopes with "Attn: Letters"

Questions?

Email Editorial Page Editor Doug Ross or call (219) 548-4360 or (219) 933-3357

Poll

Loading…

Should Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood receive national park status?

View Results