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Opinion

Comparing abortion and slavery is nonsensical

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Again, another pro-lifer is making false comparisons between slavery and abortion (two completely different subjects by the way). Again another pro-lifer is dictating to others what they should do with their body. In my previous letter, I stated that I had spoken to a local ...

Summer Backpack Program set to kick off

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Thank you for providing this forum to express appreciation. On Tuesday, June 11, the Juniata County Food Pantry will begin its annual Summer Backpack Program. Children who have completed any grade in the Juniata County School District this year from kindergarten through ...

Thank you to Milroy Lions for spaghetti dinner

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Milroy Senior Center would like to extend a grateful “thank you” to the Milroy Lions for serving a community spaghetti dinner on April 25 to benefit the center. Roxie Garrett Communications Coordinator PA LINK Coordinator - Mifflin and Juniata ...

Searching for a political win is doing more harm than good

Editorials

Understand this about the $4.5 billion Democrats in Congress refused to grant President Donald Trump’s administration: It could have prevented an enormous amount of suffering among the very people leaders of the party claim to defend: illegal immigrants. Trump had included the request in a ...

It is past time for Supreme Court to reconsider abortion issue

Editorials

For most Americans, Roe v. Wade has been the law of the land regarding abortion. Handed down in 1973 by the U.S. Supreme Court, the ruling placed the federal government firmly in charge of regulating whether and in what circumstances women can have their pregnancies terminated. But for the ...

Pro-choice advocate’s logic can be found in the past

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Many of the arguments George Fisher uses in his letter last week against pro-lifers were used against anti-slavery advocates, i.e., abolitionists, in the 19th century, such as: you abolitionists are dictators, telling us slave-owners what to do with our property and our lives ...

Reading advice for graduates

Local Columns

Congratulations to all the kindergarten, high school, community college, college and specialized training program graduates! “You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose,” advises Dr. Seuss in his book, “Oh, the Places ...