No other paper in the country would keep this "marriage" debate in print as long as the Juneau Empire. What is the point? Is the Empire trying to ruffle the feathers of its readers? The Empire appears to publish these insulting letters with no guidelines for the forum.
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What's the point? Is the paper trying to make people's blood boil to the point they get violent? Are people so bored in Juneau that this is the only way to keep people's attention?
The Empire is a newspaper, and it should start acting like it. It should stop the hateful letters and stop the prejudice. The Empire is the only game in town; it has that power.