http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/todaysopinions/rss.xml en Dealing with court's ruling http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/dealing-courts-ruling <p> ISSUE: U.S. Supreme Court ruling on marriage<br /> OUR VIEW: Legal change doesn&rsquo;t change societal rift</p> <p> In a nation with sharply defined political and social opinions, the U.S. Supreme Court&rsquo;s decision opening the door to full recognition of same-sex marriage also potentially opens the door for more social, emotional and personal conflict.</p> Policy change reflects a change in law http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/policy-change-reflects-change-law <p> Something new appears in today&rsquo;s edition.</p> <p> Some of you surely will cheer or applaud this addition &mdash; although its inclusion deserves no particular measure of praise.</p> <p> Some of you surely will groan, hiss or otherwise express outrage &mdash; although its inclusion likely comes as no surprise.</p> House shopping is about timing http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/house-shopping-about-timing <p> <strong>THE ISSUE:</strong> Positive outlook for local housing market<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Economic conditions look good</p> <p> When is the best time to buy or build a new home? That&rsquo;s hard to determine.</p> Project worthy of your support http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/project-worthy-your-support <p> <strong>TOPIC: </strong>Finding canine partners for police<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Organization set to help agencies</p> <p> Local police agencies could benefit in the near future from their canine friends and they can thank a local resident.</p> Ranking among the nation's best http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/ranking-among-nations-best <p> <strong>ISSUE:</strong> Acknowledgments for two high schools<br /> <strong>OUR VIEW:</strong> Take note and celebrate recognition</p> <p> Students, parents and officials at two local high schools have reason to celebrate this summer: Their schools have been rated among the nation&rsquo;s best for 2015.</p> July 3, 2015: Our readers write http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/july-3-2015-our-readers-write <p> <strong>Call for constitutional reform</strong></p> <p> On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court of the United States on a 5-4 vote struck a blow against our society. Considering themselves wiser than thousands of years of western civilization, they decided to dictate states had to recognize and even perform homosexual marriage.</p> Encounter with an angel or curious coincidence? http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/encounter-angel-or-curious-coincidence <p> The bumper sticker had only one word on it: &ldquo;Loving-kindness.&rdquo;</p> <p> And as soon as I read it, I suspected someone was trying to mess with my mind, for I was in no mood for such a one word aphorism as &ldquo;loving-kindness,&rdquo; my patience having been tested by the distracted waitress who forgot to turn in half of my lunch order.</p> July 1, 2015: Our readers write http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/content/july-1-2015-our-readers-write <p> <strong>Misconduct comes at taxpayer expense</strong></p> <p> It looks like the sexual harassment lawsuit against the Kentucky Legislative Research Council has been settled out of court. Neither side is talking and little more will be known as the depositions have been sealed. All it took was our tax money. That&rsquo;s right folks, our tax money.</p>