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7/24/2014 12:00 AM
Forgive priest, and move on
Letters to the Editor
What is going on with critics of Gerald Robinson’s grave site (“‘‍We are gathered here not to accuse ... or to excuse’; Hundreds attend diocesan funeral honoring convicted priest Robinson,” July 12)? Whether he was a vicious priest who slew a bossy nun and didn’t get caught for years, or whether jurors made a mistake, as they sometimes do, one …

7/24/2014 12:00 AM
Arc of justice
President Obama signed an executive order this week that bans discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity, affecting millions of federal employees and contractors. The President says his order will bend the “arc of justice just a little bit in a better direction.” …

7/24/2014 12:00 AM
Fix, don’t gut, health-care law
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Two federal appeals courts contradicted each other this week about whether Washington can subsidize the private health insurance that millions of Americans buy under the Affordable Care Act. Congress needs to clarify the health-care reform law, so that not even the most creative and determined Obamacare distorter can misrepresent its intent. …

7/24/2014 12:00 AM
Lessons from Detroit
Detroiters have a bad reputation these days. The city, nationally famous as a poster child for population loss, out-of-control crime, and urban dysfunction, is under emergency management and in bankruptcy. Kwame Kilpatrick, the city’s flamboyantly corrupt former mayor, will be in federal prison for decades. …