Letters to the Editor
In Missouri, 10,680 people die each year from tobacco-related deaths. Sen. McCaskill is co-sponsoring the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.
Missouri Farmers Union supports cap and trade because farmers can be paid when their farming methods trap carbon in the ground. Mandatory animal identification is a different story.
Anti-abortion activists aren't looking at the whole issue and often neglect to focus on alternatives to abortion.
The show has spent years educating and entertaining the community. Please help keep it on the air.
If the City Council approves admission fees, Columbia taxpayers should not subsidize this private-for-profit event.
While the former governer has received most of the media attention, little attention has been paid to those aides who worked for him, many of whom continue to serve in state government.
War costs go far beyond the out-of-pocket costs of fighting terrorism.
Powell's dedication and love of people has been an inspiration for others invovled in Access Arts.
After a recently published article about the benefits of smoked marijuana for HIV and AIDs patients, some wonder why the use of medical marijuana is looked down upon in the U.S.
Naoma Powell deserves credit for Access Arts' success.
A single-payer system should be a part of the discussion on health care reform.
Even though research shows that healthy children learn more effectively, some Missouri schools are decreasing the amount of time students spend in PE class.
The Obama administration should reconsider its tax code proposal and instead adopt the Fair Tax Act, which would be fairer to low-income people and bring trillions of dollars of offshore capital back to the U.S.
Disabled people should be allowed to get voter IDs.
There is no reason to believe that 21-year-olds who go through the required training and background checks to obtain a concealed carry permit will pose any greater threat on campus than they would anywhere else.
Concealed carry opponents seem to have a difficult time separating the good guys from the bad guys and simply assume that all those who carry a gun do so for nefarious reasons.
House Joint Resolution 36 would pass the fair tax at the state level, and help attract businesses to Missouri. Show your support by calling your senators today.
Missouri citizens voted against concealed weapons and state legistlators shouldn't overturn the outcome of that referendum. After all, are concealed weapons allowed in the House chamber of the state capital building? If not, why not?
While the idea of marriage has changed a lot over more than 5,000 years, the unifying norm has been that marriage is between a man and a woman. Perhaps same sex marriage advocates should choose a different term to have more success.