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A long, thin line of personal anguish

Editor's note: Ernie Pyle was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who wrote columns describing the bravery and lives of soldiers during World War II, honoring "The Greatest Generation." This column by Pyle is being published during the month of the … more

The family of God is those born into His family by faith

There is only one race, the human race, according to the Bible. The concept of different races is an evolutionary concept. All people have descended from Adam and Eve, who were creations of God. Acts … more

Letter to the editor: Extra taxes not necessary to balance Sumter school district budget

On behalf of the majority of Sumter County Council members, I have been asked to respond to a June 12, 2019, article in The Sumter Item. We recognize and appreciate the value of public education … more

Are abortion, gay rights American values?

"My religion defines who I am. And I've been a practicing Catholic my whole life," said Vice President Joe Biden in 2012. "I accept my church's position on abortion as ... doctrine. Life begins at conception. ... I just refuse to impose that on … more

Editorial roundup: June 14, 2019

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Index-Journal June 11 More fathers should take right direction, do right by families As Father's Day approaches, our thoughts gravitate toward a couple of fathers in Greenwood who … more

Opinion: Rapists' rights defy reason in abortion debate

WASHINGTON - In Alabama, where a new law denies abortion to women even in cases of incest or rape, a rapist may still pursue custody rights of a child conceived during his assault. I'll give you a moment to digest that sentence. It gets … more

Opinion: Biden's surrender to radicals damaged his prospects

WASHINGTON - For decades, Catholic Democratic politicians have been justifying their pro-choice position by telling us that they were personally opposed to abortion but could not impose their religious view on others. For most, the argument was a … more

Opinion: Legislators ignore science and research

The South Carolina Legislature continues to ignore the best available scientific information and the recommendations of natural resource management professionals when setting seasons and bag limits for wild turkeys, the South Carolina state wild … more

Opinion: How to create conflict

We are living in a time of increasing domestic tension. Some of it stems from the presidency of Donald Trump. Another part of it is various advocacy groups on both sides of the political spectrum demanding one cause or another. But nearly totally … more

Opinion: Terminate abortion

WASHINGTON - The abortion issue is more divisive than ever, thanks to extreme anti-abortion legislation recently passed in some states and, lately, to Democratic presidential candidates seemingly vying to be the most pro-choicest. The newest … more

Editorial roundup: Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Recent editorials from South Carolina newspapers: The Post and Courier June 3 Investigating jail deaths should be left to SLED Getting arrested shouldn't be a death sentence, but for at least 153 people taken to local jails in South … more

Opinion: We need price transparency for medicines

As a U.S. Congressman, I hear from hundreds of constituents every month on a variety of important issues. One of the most frustrating and heartbreaking concerns for those of us who live in South Carolina is the rising cost of prescription drugs. A … more

Opinion: The horrible waste of war

Editor's note: Ernie Pyle was a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who wrote columns describing the bravery and lives of soldiers during World War II, honoring "The Greatest Generation." This column by Pyle is being published during the week of the … more

Opinion: Senate Republicans won't save Mexico from Trump's tariffs

WASHINGTON - Senate Republicans are pushing back on President Trump's plan to impose tariffs on Mexico. But if Mexican officials think these Republicans are going to save them from Trump's tariffs, it's time for them to think again. So far, … more
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