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Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Letter of the Day

Letter of the Day: More needs to be done for victims of human trafficking

Human Trafficking is a global epidemic. The State Department and the Florida Legislature have said that human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Every state in the United States has reported cases of human trafficking.
Published: 07/27/14

Letter of the Day: Heartless or brainless?

Are people just heartless or brainless?
Published: 07/26/14

Letter of the day: 24 years after ADA passage, issues remain

This month marks the 24th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. It’s a civil rights law that seeks to eliminate discrimination against people based on their disability.
Published: 07/25/14

Letter of the Day: Protecting what’s left of ‘Real Florida’

This letter is in response to “Need for campsites” by Pam Clouston (Your Views, July 19). I believe she missed the point of George Apthorp’s letter “Protect sanctity of parks” (Your Views, July 13). He was concerned...
Published: 07/24/14

Letter of the Day: Persuade your representatives

Many letters to this paper express understandable and valid frustration with the current political climate. However, too often they labor under misconceptions.
Published: 07/23/14

Dreading more firebombs on New Year’s Eve

In response to the “Stop the fireworks” letter from Kathie Williams (Your Views, July 11): Just to let the writer know, she is among the majority who feel as she does about illegal fireworks. There is a law in Florida concerning usage o...
Published: 07/22/14

Letter of the Day: What would you do?

What if you fled a war and were prohibited from returning to your home? What would you do if you were told to vacate your home or be forced to leave? What would you do if your family didn’t leave their home and was massacred so settlers could ...
Published: 07/21/14

Letters of the Day: Restore the balance

Tom Jackson makes innocent but serious errors in his portrayal of the proposed 28th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in his column “A cynical, horrifying assault on the First Amendment” (The Right Stuff, Metro, July 13). First, I am i...
Published: 07/20/14

Letter of the Day: Tampa’s ‘ideal port’

In response to Mike Penland’s letter (“Marketing idea,” Your Views, July 15):
Published: 07/19/14

Letter of the Day:

One day last month I was sitting at a traffic light listening to the radio when tort lawyer John Morgan came on telling me that he was “for the people.” I glanced up at a billboard and saw two slick-looking attorneys telling me they wou...
Published: 07/18/14