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Letters

  • May 23, 2013: Our readers write

    Congress needs to investigate IRS

    On May 10, America learned the IRS – perhaps the most frightening of all government agencies – has been singling out and targeting conservative groups, including tea party groups. The IRS has waged a three-year war against the tea party, harassing our groups and even auditing our individual members. This abuse of power is unacceptable and unconstitutional, and it must stop.

  • May 22, 2013: Our readers write

    In the news

  • May 21, 2013: Our readers write

    McConnell wrong on background checks

    In a recent survey, 82 percent of Kentucky voters supported background checks on gun purchases.

    The loopholes must be closed to provide greater security to Kentucky and the rest of our great nation. The gun industry has spent over $198,000 in helping to get Mitch McConnell elected to office. Elected officials should not be bought.

  • May 19, 2013: Our readers write

    May: A celebration of service

    Over the years, the month of May has become a time for honoring and remembering men and women who served our nation. The month of May includes Military Spouse Appreciation Day on May 10, Armed Forces Day on May18, Memorial Day on May 27; and, in 1999, Congress designated the entire month of May as Military Appreciation Month.

  • May 17, 2013: Our reader write

    On partisanship

    A recent letter writer is “still waiting for Mr. Obama to begin working with Republicans, and stop forcing his agenda on this once great country.”

  • May 16, 2013: Our readers write

    Supporting Garrison

    In light of Monday’s article concerning the appointing of Mr. Alvin Garrison to the position of superintendent of Covington Independent Schools, I wish to thank Mr. Garrison for his many years of service to Hardin County Schools.

  • May 15, 2013: Our readers write

    The rights of mothers

    We, as mothers, have the absolute right to protect our children from harm. We have the right to know our children are safe from gun violence, from the moment they leave our arms in the morning until they return home later in the day. But the rights of American mothers are under attack by criminals, the gun lobby and legislators who are unable to stand up for common-sense gun reforms. The right of mothers to protect our children shall not be infringed.

    As mothers, we have the right to:

  • May 14, 2013: Our readers write

    On 31W plan

    The Radcliff Small Business Alliance Inc. joins in support of Radcliff Mayor J.J. Duvall in his opposition of the current 31W Median Plan proposed by the KY DOT and discussed in The News-Enterprise’s May 5 editorial. The editorial’s position, along with Mayor Duvall’s comments and a recent letter to the editor recommending the median plan not be implemented represents the opinion of the membership of our Alliance.

  • May 10, 2013: Our readers write

    Becoming a foster parent can change a child’s life

    May is National Foster Care Month, a time to come together on behalf of the nearly 7,000 Kentucky children who are living in foster care because their own families are in crisis. This month provides an opportunity to thank foster families who provide homes and love to children who need them. Foster parents often become a substitute family for the youth regardless of how long they stay – be it an hour or a lifetime.

  • May 9, 2013: Our reader's write

    Losing is not an option

    Have you heard the quote “Winning isn’t everything?” To sports players, it’s right. It’s not all about the score. But for people fighting cancer, losing is not an option.

    According to Kentucky Cancer Registry, 4,314,113 of Kentucky’s 4,369,356 residents are at risk of getting cancer. Almost 10,000 of us died in 2009 because of it.