Opinion
118 results total, viewing 1 - 12
To the Editor: The debate over gun control, gun violence and gun rights refers repeatedly to the Second Amendment of the Bill of Rights. While we keep arguing over and over on this controversial issue, no action has been taken to stop the killing of more
To the Editor:As a legislator, I have made a commitment to represent the citizens in my district – all of them. We face controversial and difficult decisions, which require discernment, … more
To the Editor: The horrific massacre of five innocent women in a bank in Sebring, Florida begs for an immediate solution of an invasion by an active shooter into any public occupied space. Gun control is not the sure answer as a derange assassin can and more
It is difficult to understand how something like global climate change became a political issue - something that divides people along party lines and ideologies rather than a topic that hinges on hard scientific facts. It is even more difficult to more
To the Editor: Last week, the New York State Senate passed, and Governor Chris Cuomo signed, what can only be characterized as the most barbaric abortion law in the history of western civilization. This is not hyperbole. Paradoxically termed the more
To the Editor: In West Warwick last week, a 42-year-old man who I don't know personally was appointed to a town board, despite a felony conviction on his record. Long ago in another time in his life back in 2000, he was a 23-year-old working at Metacomet more
The late former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes once said that, “Taxes are what we pay for civilized society.” A complex historical figure, Holmes earned a reputation as “the great … more
Avg rating 1.0
Just because you can encapsulate your entire point of view on any given subject into 280 characters, really, should you? Perhaps one of the most intriguing phenomena in modern society - only in the last 10 years has this even become a thing" - is how" more
To the Editor: As a mother who has experienced the benefit of childcare for the past nine years, I've seen how quality care can give children a strong start to life. I wish that every child had access to early childhood education. That's why I'm urging more
To the Editor: What does being a kid stand for, or even really mean in today's world? When I was a kid (born in 1990) it meant going outside for fresh air and friends. As soon as the school bus would drop my sister and I off at home our backpacks hit the more
By JAKE STEINFELD Obesity is the single greatest threat to American children. As a result, experts fear that this generation of kids may be the first to live shorter lives than their parents. So, how bad is it? Today, obesity accounts for more than 1 in more
It's no secret that public participation in local government has waned over the years. On most nights at local city and town halls, only a handful of members of the public - including local print journalists - are present as municipal officials do the more
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 10 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 6 months.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.