Letters to the editor
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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: Gun violence as a public health crisis is complex; there is no simple solution that will eradicate gun violence. However, there is evidence that states that have stronger gun laws and fewer guns have fewer gun deaths. I do not believe it's more
To the Editor: Rhode Island's proposed ban on releasing helium balloons would help keep the state beautiful and protect wildlife. Balloon releases, which sometimes take place at weddings, graduations, memorials, and other events, send hundreds or 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
To the Editor: After hours of testimony, debate and high emotion, the RI Senate Judiciary Committee declined to send abortion bill RHCA/S152A for a Senate floor vote. Pro-life supporters rejoiced and pro-choice advocates threw a temper tantrum. The 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
To the Editor:Have you heard about the Trump Administration’s latest cruelty against immigrants? One hundred thousand immigrant families with “mixed status” (regarding citizenship) … more
To the Editor:There have been many “black days” in our country’s history but Monday, February 26, 2019 is the darkest ever. On that day, the U.S. Senate considered a bill that would … more
To the Editor: The mainstream has a field day informing us that, 50 years ago, man stepped on the moon via Apollo 11, replaying Walter Cronkite and the videos of that moment when astronaut Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon: One small step for man;" more
To the Editor: The great loss of the Rossi family business Phred's Drug is just that, a great loss. Coming from my point of view, it's a great loss to the community as well. Thank you, everybody, that made your business what it was. On a personal note, more
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