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On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
To the Editor: Elephants in circuses or other traveling shows lead a miserable existence. Not only do they spend the majority of their lives in chains, but they are also subjected to a cruel … more
On June 23, 2016, the unthinkable happened in a referendum vote by United Kingdom citizens. The ballot referendum called “British Withdrawal from the European Union” or “Brexit” surprised the … more
On this Fourth of July week, we celebrate our nation’s independence, values, and traditions. Amid the festivities, there’s a recent civic achievement in which Rhode Islanders can take particular … more
The Rhode Island state budget for the fiscal year that commences July 1 has emerged from the House Finance Committee. By the time of the publication of this editorial, the voluminous document will have withstood a House vote, sped through the Senate more
Perhaps the prevailing narrative in this year’s presidential campaign has been one of frustration with the “establishment.” Clearly, millions of Americans feel that our economic and political … more
To the Editor: Today’s public school teachers are well prepared. They just do not have the time to prepare detailed, well-written daily lessons. To solve this problem, the daily lessons to be … more
Only a decade ago the idea of having every student in a school system with his or her own personal computer would have sounded like science fiction, but now it’s the norm. Districts are striving to … more
We see it in movies with Liam Neeson as he rescues his “taken” daughter. We see it on TV from reruns of Law & Order Special Victims with Olivia Benson consoling a young boy, but rarely do we … more
To the Editor: Watch out for Trump. He is demonizing the Republican establishment that won big in 2014 against the Right Wing Tea Party and he is demonizing the Democrat establishment led by the … more
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