Write a Letter to the Editor

You can play a big role in spreading the word about why a Mitt Romney presidency - and the prospect of Mitt Romney appointing Supreme Court justices -- would be dangerous for America.

How? By writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. Letters to the editor are extremely effective because voters trust people in their own communities. And newspapers want to hear from you about what matters.

Be sure to give your name, address and a phone number with your letter. For those submitted via e-mail, the subject line should read “Letter to the Editor.” For letters submitted via regular mail, they should say “Attn: Editor.” Before a letter is printed, a member of the newspaper staff may give you a call.

Letters shouldn’t be much more than 200-300 words. Short and to-the-point letters are the most effective.
It is important that you use your own words when writing a letter to the editor. But, here are a few points you will probably want to make:

  • As voters go to the polls, they need to remember what's at stake in our courts.
  • A Mitt Romney presidency would be dangerous for America. Even worse, he would make Supreme Court appointments that would have a negative impact on Americans for generations.
  • Mitt Romney wants to overturn Roe v. Wade. He would appoint justices who would take women backwards. He even opposes requiring employers to cover birth control. A woman's right to control her own health decisions hangs in the balance with this election.
  • Mitt Romney believes that "corporations are people" and his extreme views would hurt the middle class and consumers for generations.
  • Feel free to incorporate "RomneyCourt.com" into your letter to steer readers to our Romney Court website so they can get more information. You could say something like "I read on RomneyCourt.com that..."

Below is a list of Colorado newspapers and how to submit a letter. Election Day is approaching fast -- and people are already voting -- so please send in a letter to the editor today!

  • Aurora Sentinel
    14305 E. Alameda Ave 2nd Floor
    Aurora, CO 80012
    Letter to editor: submit to news@aurorasentinel.com
  • Centennial Citizen
    9800 Mount Pyramid Court #100
    Englewood, CO 80112
    Letter to editor: send to letters@ourcoloradonews.com
  • Citizen Telegram
    125 West 4th St #206
    Rifle, CO 81650
    Letter to editor: send to news@citizentelegram.com (include name, phone #)
  • Coloradoan
    1300 Riverside Ave
    Fort Collins, CO 80524
    Letter to editor: send to Opinion@coloradoan.com (250 words max)
  • Daily Times-Call
    350 Terry St
    Longmont, CO 80501-5440
    Letter to editor: send to opinion@times-call.com (300 word limit
  • Gazette
    30 S. Prospect St
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    Letter to editor: send to opinion@gazette.com (200 words or fewer)
  • Independent
    235 S. Nevada
    Colorado Springs, CO 80903
    Letter to editor: letters@csindy.com
  • MileHighNews.com
    110 N Rubey Dr #120
    Golden, CO 80403
    Letter to editor: https://ourcoloradonews-dot com.bloxcms.com/site/forms/online_services/letter/
  • Montrose Daily Press
    3684 North Townsend Ave
    Montrose, CO 81401
    Letter to editor: send letter to editor@montrosepress.com (250 word limit)
  • Ouray Plaindealer
    P.O. Box 607
    Ouray, CO 81427
    Letter to the editor: atodd@ouraynews.com
  • Pine River Times
    P.O. Box 830
    Bayfield, CO 81122
    Letter to editor: submit to prt@pinerivertimes.com
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