Tort reform is a catchy label put on the process of taking away your constitutional rights by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the insurance industry in order to further their agenda — increased profits — no matter the cost to the citizens of this state and country.
The editorial from the Philadelphia Inquirer printed in your paper March 19 concerning racism in America and Ferguson was a hit job at best and misleading at worse.
It was gratifying to see a former U.S. senator and now college president come out strongly against the racist behavior of some college students in Oklahoma.
I wonder when these so-called Christian churches will come clean and just write book(s) that truly describes their beliefs?
News Tribune editorial
Legislators must lack confidence in laws or they wouldn’t repeatedly propose constitutional amendments to guarantee “rights” already outlined in state statute.
Recently, I’ve read several Letters to the Editor in the News Tribune debating the source of rights. Some have argued that government grants us our rights.
Students are just like all other human beings. A little bit of friendly encouragement can produce great results. Many educators understand this very well, and as a result, they encourage students every hour of every school day.
News Tribune editorial
The signs of spring, which began Friday, include the appearance of orange barrels designating the renewal of roadway construction season.
Fairness and transparency. Those are the words that best describe two pieces of legislation my colleagues and I debated and passed in the House of Representatives this week.
We’re on board with the notion that a fundamental knowledge of civics should be required for students to complete a high school education.
Concerning the series of letters on the source of human rights:
The Capital Area Interfaith Alliance (CAIA) which represents the Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Unitarian Universalist faiths, expresses our great shock and sadness at the recent, domestic and international tragic events.
Commitment, communication, caring — these are among valuable traits for young people.
While I do not know how the month will end, the old adage of March ‘coming in like a lion and out like a lamb’ appears well on its way to being validated once again.
Recognizing that St. Patrick’s Day celebrations may involve alcohol saturation, Missouri law enforcement agencies are conducting a saturation campaign of their own.