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Friday, Jul 25, 2014

Letter of the Day

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.
Updated: 21 hours ago

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

Letter of the Day: Reclaim the right to prayerful expression

It is disturbing to view the steady but gradual degradation of the moral fiber within our beloved United States of America. The erosion of our right to freedom of religion was glaringly expressed in the July 11 Metro article “Football prayer d...
Published: 07/17/14

Send troops to secure our border — now

Extreme-right Republicans are not being reasonable when they insist on jailing or deporting illegal immigrants. It is not reasonable because it will cost billions of dollars to search out, round up, process and transport 12 to 13 million illegal immi...
Published: 07/16/14