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7/31/2015 12:00 AM
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. …

7/31/2015 12:00 AM
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 …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Loan stores serve need not met traditionally

The writer of your July 21 story “Payday loans still financially crippling; Ohio rates among highest in U.S.” should’ve talked with customers of any legitimate consumer loan stores in the Toledo area. The writer might have met a middle-class family who needs to replace a water heater to provide warm showers for their kids. Or a low-…

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Huntington’s clinic trials ongoing

The new HBO documentary, The Lion’s Mouth Opens, which premiered this summer and is available on HBO Go/​HBO Now, focuses on the decision to have genetic testing for Huntington’s disease. It tells the story of a young woman as she finds out whether she has inherited Huntington’s, a fatal genetic disorder that causes progressive breakdown of brain cells. …

7/30/2015 12:00 AM
Medicaid has been good as gold for Ohioans

Today, Medicaid celebrates its golden anniversary. Since 1965, Medicaid has provided free or low-cost coverage to Americans, making affordable treatment a reality for Ohioans — many for the first time. …




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