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7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Workers’ consciences deserve protection
BY BENJAMIN G. DAVIS
The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last month in the Hobby Lobby case is bringing battles over religious beliefs to nearly all American workplaces. No worker should have to go along with an employer’s beliefs, however sincere, to get along in his or her job. …

7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Kirk: NFL and domestic violence
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Clintons are all about the money
Letters to the Editor
Columnist Maureen Dowd exposed Chelsea Clinton and her money-grubbing parents (“Chelsea Clinton shows money-grabbing is all in the family,” op-ed column, July 18). …

7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Community leadership a must for transit
Letters to the Editor
Your July 8 editorial “Looking for a leader” was on target about the lack of leadership in Toledo to improve public transportation. It also was correct about the need to find a better way to fund the Toledo Area Regional Transit Authority, so it can grow and improve to meet a rising demand for travel. …

7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Sorry for the Ted Nugent invitation
Letters to the Editor
After hearing from the Toledo branch of the NAACP and the Toledo Community Coalition, and reading letters to the editor in opposition to the Blade-sponsored appearance in Toledo of music star Ted Nugent, I decided to go online to find out more about this performer. …

7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Company challenges Isofoton’s stand
Letters to the Editor
In response to the June 29 Readers’ Forum letter “Isofoton: Solar company was good deal”: As the chief executive officer of Air Force One Inc., I am disappointed to learn that Michael Peck, chairman of Isofoton North America, denies the facts of our dispute with Isofoton. …

7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Out of this world
Editorials
When Apollo 11 took off from the Kennedy Space Center in 1969, with three astronauts aboard who intended to reach the moon four days later, it was not a foregone conclusion that the mission would succeed. To the contrary, there was a high probability it would fail. …

7/27/2014 12:00 AM
Sense and sentencing
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Unreasonable and costly federal sentencing guidelines enacted in the 1980s and 1990s have led to excessive sentences that even judges have objected to. Mandatory-minimum sentences are applied in 15,000 drug cases a year. …

7/26/2014 12:00 AM
What would Thomas Edison do?
BY MARILOU JOHANEK BLADE COLUMNIST
If Thomas Alva Edison had to rely on committees, commissions, and shifting political sensitivities, the light bulb might have stayed a theory. It might have been talked to death or shelved for lack of consensus. …

7/26/2014 12:00 AM
Improper probes
Editorials
A new report by Human Rights Watch offers an extensive and blistering review of investigative and prosecutorial abuses in American terrorism investigations. …