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Kirk: Children's petting zoo
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

Published 6 hours ago
States’ right

Should food companies be required to label products that include genetically modified organisms? At the moment, there doesn’t appear to be credible evidence that GMOs can harm human health. But in the absence of long-term studies, many consumers remain skeptical, and want to know more about what goes into their food. …

Published 6 hours ago
Testing the waters

Toledo Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson made the right — but late — call Thursday when she announced that the city will resume daily testing of Lake Erie water for the toxin that poisoned the region’s water supply last year. Nothing short of such a testing regimen, for the rest of this year’s algae-bloom season,  is likely to reassure local …

Published 6 hours ago
Abortion backers are the phonies
Letters to the Editor
In response to your July 25 editorial “Phony scandal”: Abortion rights supporters have defended the practice of destroying unborn children by claiming that those products of conception aren’t human, or they are part of the mother’s body, or a fetus is just a blob of tissue. …

Published 6 hours ago
COOL issue heats up
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) thinks Canada is being stubborn and unreasonable. …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Kirk: We're doomed
BY KIRK WALTERS BLADE EDITORIAL CARTOONIST

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Let’s celebrate Medicare by expanding it to cover everyone
BY JOHNATHON ROSS
At a local Senior Olympics event a few weeks ago, I talked with other participants about our nation’s continuing health-care problems in the age of Obamacare.  …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Humane ruling

A federal judge in California has told the U.S. government that it cannot detain immigrant families indefinitely in punishing conditions. Federal officials must justify the callous policy by next Monday, or else release the families. …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Putting out fires
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Relations between Toledo firefighters and Chief Luis Santiago appear to be up in smoke. Mayor Paula Hicks-Hudson -- not her facilitator -- needs to bring the two sides together and put out the fires if she wants a department that the city can continue to trust and rely on. …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Who are ‘extremists’ in abortion debate?

Even if it is true that the Planned Parenthood official in the video mentioned in your July 25 editorial “Phony scandal” who discusses prices of various fetal body parts is describing a legal practice, this does not change the chillingly casual attitude with which she discusses the gruesome procedure of abortion, and how she adjusts her techniques to preserve fetal …




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