How many? After the December 14, 2012 Newtown, Connecticut, tragedy in which 20 precious children and six brave teachers were murdered by a 20-year-old carrying a high-powered rifle and two handguns, I wrote a letter to the editor of our local newspaper. I wrote that the time was right for common-sense measures such as reinstating…
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.
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.
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…
President Donald Trump should extend to LGBT people the same rights and protections guaranteed on account of race, religion or nation of origin.
The city has really grown over the last decade, especially with the revamping of Midtown and Bricktown.
School closures affect everyone. Neighborhood schools are important; they are the glue that holds communities together.
Just because you’re “opposed to abortion” doesn’t make you “pro-life.”