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Letters to the Editor

I just finished reading your story and I am reminded of a problem that I see as an inefficient and ineffective use of law enforcement and MY TAX DOLLARS. While fining people $200 is better than locking them up is that even cost effective?

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Posted Mar. 8, 2011 | Comments: 2

NEWS AND OPINION

By Tara Murtha

Anti-Abortion Radicals Coming to Philly

Under the leadership of 44-year-old Troy Newman, Operation Rescue has become known for zeroing in on defined areas and then pressuring individual clinics and practitioners until operating becomes unreasonable or impossible.

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Posted Mar. 9, 2011 | Comments: 16

NEWS AND OPINION

By Randy LoBasso

Philly Blogger Learns a Lesson or Two on Rhetoric, Islam and Politics

Ever wonder what happens when reactionary extremist rhetoric blows up in everyone’s faces? Aaron Proctor could probably tell you a thing or two about that. Last month, the 29-year-old blogger took to his page on Examiner.com and accused the Council on American-Islamic Relations of being nothing but a bunch of terrorists.

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Posted Mar. 9, 2011 | Comments: 24

NEWS AND OPINION

By Aaron Kase

Mayor Nutter to Philly: We Will Get Back on Track

As we begin to poke our heads out of two and a half years of recessionary rubble, the city’s outlook is starting to look brighter. Threats still remain, but Nutter, odds-on favorite to win election to a second term this year, implores you to have faith.

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Posted Mar. 9, 2011 | Comments: 4