Letters to the Editor
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Missouri voters, not legislature, should make decision on marijuana legalization
The issue of marijuana legalization must go to the voters, not the legislature, Colorado resident Stan White writes.
The sugar daddy economic theory is that the federal government will pay and not charge citizens anything. In a recent editorial, Rep. Chris Kelly, D-Columbia, stated that the federal government will pay for all of the Medicaid cost through 2016.
When government takes over a market removing competition, it is no longer free to compete with other like businesses.
There is no issue more profound than what we put into our bodies. Yet, we regularly consume foods that contain GMO ingredients without knowing it.
A flier by the Fellowship of Reconciliation protesting Noam Bedein's recent speech was doublespeak.
My tax dollars paid to prosecute this man who served nine years in jail for a crime he did not commit.
Community Kitchen, Inc. partnered with Rural Development to address issues of hunger and food insecurity in Missouri.
Dave Griggs, owner of Dave Griggs Flooring America in Columbia, urges public officials to remove regulations on small businesses.
An excess of regulations is overwhelming small businesses across the country. With bipartisan support, our politicians could help cut much of the red tape.
In Missouri, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people can be fired from their jobs, evicted from their homes, and denied access to public accommodations and services.
Administration costs of Medicaid are about 3 percent, but with private health carriers it is about 30 percent. That is 27 percent less money to pay doctors.
Our founding documents are worthless if principles of truth are not operating in our government.
We veterans had to fight the university to get our paperwork processed. The Veterans Administration skipped checks.
We are praying for the end of abortion. Abortion hurts. It not only hurts the baby physically, but it hurts the mother and father and all who are involved.
Human life begins at conception, and abortion is the direct killing of an innocent. Abortion harms mothers physically and mentally.
The new National Guard recruits were cheered for, and rightfully so.
I have decided to leave a legacy of action by getting involved, writing my legislators and telling everyone I can there's a way out through convention of states.
In the interests of retaining an environment that supports human peace and well-being, we must immediately and substantially reduce human production of greenhouse gases and other harmful materials.
S. David Freeman is famous for his innovative energy conservation and cost-cutting programs. He said nuclear plants are not cost effective.
My first problem is the assumptions made of us, the clients. They assume we are all there for an abortion and that we do not have a relationship with God. I strongly dislike feeling a raised level of anxiety getting out of my car to go to my gynecological appointment.