abortion

Hard questions on health care

Why are people so upset in the recent town hall meetings? Here are some questions for our enlightened leaders: “Will you require members of Congress to be included in the same ...

Extremists have simplistic view

Dear Editor: Fundamentalist extremists have one thing in common: They view the world in simplistic, black-and-white terms. This enables the Christian variety to claim pro-choicere ...

Another View: Program is ‘Newspeak’ for abortion

“War Is Peace.” “Freedom is Slavery.” “Ignorance is Strength.” These slogans are spoken in Newspeak, the fictional language of George Orwell’s twisted utopia in “1 ...

Straight Talk: Parental notification risky for some teens

Dear Straight Talk: I was pregnant at 16. I refused my boyfriend’s advances for eight months. The night before he moved we made love. He was gone, I was pregnant. My parents were ...

Roe vs. Wade a life-saver for many women in crisis

So here I am a dinosaur that served four years in the military, college on the G.I. Bill and then spent 33 years in law enforcement during the “Dark Ages” before Roe vs. Wade. ...

Too many parents are naive about teen sexual behavior

This letter was first intended as an addendum to an earlier one about teens' attitudes regarding abortion, Your Views, Jan. 31. But abortion is not the problem ” it is the result ...