Letters to the Editor: September 6, 2017
Liberty over party Not very many people have seen the controversy in the small town of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and even fewer in Oklahoma probably care about it at this point. However, that is a mistake. The fight that the Adorers of the Blood of Christ have taken up is the same fight that many Oklahoma…
Letters to the Editor: August 9, 2017
Planned Parenthood is trusted by women everywhere. I know because I used its services when I was in my 20s, when I was just starting out in the real world but with no access to health care.
Americans take more antidepressants than any other country in this world, yet we don’t have a health care system that works.
As a retired professor of American history, it is my considered conclusion that Trump is fundamentally unfit and unqualified to carry out the duties of the office that he has assumed.
On page 39: gigantic Medicaid cuts — seniors in nursing homes would be thrown out and millions of children will lose health care. On page 136: Waivers by states to not cover essential health care like maternity, mental health, etc.
The trans community alone has a reported 41 percent suicide rate, and as someone who’s personally dealt with ideations my whole life, I must stress that this isn’t actually a mental health issue.
Our legislators that we vote in every election are going to keep making the same repetitive mistakes year after year.
Refugee reality Since around 2001, the word Muslim has had a very negative connotation. Since around 2001, fear and ignorance have ensured that the words terrorist and Muslim are as synonymous as freedom and America. This is an unfortunate stereotype that must be broken. It’s time we look beyond our painful past and focus on…