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6/28/2014 12:00 AM
Abortion rights loss
NEW YORK TIMES
IN THE world as Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia imagines it, anti-abortion advocates resemble Eleanor McCullen, a self-described “mother and grandmother” who stands outside a reproductive-health clinic in Boston and attempts gently to “counsel” approaching women out of getting an abortion. …

6/28/2014 12:00 AM
Ounce of prevention
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Infant morality rates in Lucas County and Ohio are appallingly high, particularly among African-Americans. This public health problem demands expanded education initiatives and increased support for expectant mothers. …

6/28/2014 12:00 AM
Ohio’s voting system fair
Letters to the Editor
Your June 18 article “Early voting: Husted sets new uniform hours; In-person schedule follows court loss” said state Sen. Nina Turner claimed Secretary of State Jon Husted was denying most of Ohio’s voters access to polling places when he set hours for early voting. …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Mich. gerrymandering sets stage for drama
BY JACK LESSENBERRY BLADE OMBUDSMAN
DETROIT — There are a few things we know for sure about Michigan’s 14th U.S. House District, one of the most bizarrely shaped in the country: …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Right privacy ruling
WASHINGTON POST
A unanimous Supreme Court declared this week that in the face of new technology that is reshaping daily life, it will not “mechanically” apply old legal doctrines that offer Americans too little protection in novel digital circumstances. …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
A call to fight blight
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Toledo’s blight problems did not arise overnight: They grew over the past five or six decades, following the flight of population and capital from the nation’s central cities. Every Toledo mayor of the past 50 years owns a piece of the city’s decline, but now it’s Mayor D. Michael Collins’ job to do something about it. …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Books for babies
Editorials
Parenting can be complicated. But it also can be as simple as ABC: The American Academy of Pediatrics has a new policy that calls for doctors to encourage parents to read to their children and give them books from the earliest age. …

6/27/2014 12:00 AM
Unfair to rip Collins on blight
Letters to the Editor
The Blade has done a disservice to Toledo Mayor D. Michael Collins because he has been in office only since January (“Busting blight,” editorial, June 18). …

6/26/2014 12:00 AM
License to kill
LOS ANGELES TIMES
Better late than never, Americans have been given a redacted version of a Justice Department memo that offers a legal rationale for targeting Anwar al-Awlaki, the U.S.-born al-Qaeda figure who was killed in a drone strike in Yemen in 2011. The document was made public this week, after the Obama Administration decided not to appeal a …

6/26/2014 12:00 AM
Hollow assurance
Editorials
This week, an Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera journalists to a total of 24 years in prison on charges of aiding the Muslim Brotherhood and making false reports. The widely condemned trial featured almost no evidence from prosecutors — though judicial legitimacy is clearly not the goal of a military-backed regime that is intent on crushing dissent. …