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Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013 02:54 am
Our politicians and state officials never give up any opportunity to show off their affections and appreciation for our veterans for publicity or photo opp. They do it on Veterans’ Day – once a year – and then they must think that their responsibility toward our veterans is over because the way they behave the rest of the year is quite different.
Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013 08:47 am
FACTS UNDER FIREThis letter is in response to Jim Hibbett’s letter titled “Gun Issues” (Jan. 31). I am all for anyone expressing their opinions on any issue. But, when you express yo...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 02:54 am
MARRIAGE EQUALITYOn behalf of ourselves and the religious community we serve, the Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Springfield, we wish to publicly add our voices in support of t...
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 03:16 pm
GUN ISSUESI have been listening to respected responsible gun owners in recent weeks. They rightfully express strong opinions in the national debate regarding guns in society. I have no doubt about the...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 07:55 am
KROHE OFF TRACKYour readers are a forgiving lot, overlooking occasional flights from fact to fancy in your pages. This attitude stems in part from readers’ belief that Illinois Times inspires it...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 01:26 pm

Lincoln, Krohe and fried chicken

STATE WORKERS NEED LINCOLNAbraham Lincoln’s most striking quality was his commitment to doing what was right, no matter what. As a lawyer, he passionately tried cases he believed in. As presiden...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 09:19 am
ROUND UP FOR HOMELESSBefore paying your City Water, Light and Power bill this month, please look for the Round Up insert with your bill. By signing up, you can join other residents who help the homele...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 05:18 am

Single-shot rifle, Illinois penalties

ONLY NEED IS SINGLE-SHOT RIFLEThe second amendment of the United States Constitution states: “A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people t...
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 01:53 pm

Mental health patients and heritage rifles

MENTAL HEALTH PRIORITIESNow is not the time to turn our backs on mental health patients.The entire country has been shocked by the Connecticut school shooting, and while mourning the victims there&rsq...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 07:43 am

Gun control and Park Towers

FREE SOCIETY IS GUN-FREEOur plague of semi-automatic gun massacres shows us that America faces a crucial conflict in how we have always interpreted the freedoms of assembly and personal expression wit...


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