Our View: Lone holdout
Missouri continues to be the only state in the United States that won’t allow a prescription drug database to be established.
Other Views: No time to turn away
With the shooting down of a commercial airliner over Ukraine and fighting that has now escalated to a ground war between Israel and Hamas in Gaza, it would be easy for most U.S. citizens to throw up their hands and turn their backs.
Your View: Amendment 5 is deception of the highest order
Amendment 5, sponsored by Missouri Sen. Kurt Schaefer, R-Columbia, “relating to the right of Missouri citizens to keep and bear arms” provides that “any restriction on these rights shall be subject to strict scrutiny.”
Your View: Power to defend
The Globe’s editorial ‘More guns not the answer’ (July 15) was saturated with classic progressive blather.
Your View: Thanks for the generosity
Generally, all we hear about is the bad news, and obviously, there is plenty available. Our church felt this event worthy of public knowledge.
Your View: How to upgrade your business
Let’s see now. When some folks wish to improve the exterior of their properties and have other taxpayers pay for the improvements, they create a community improvement district.
Our view: Street smarts
If your daily commute has been shortened because you no longer have to wait at 26th Street and Connecticut Avenue for a train to pass, thank your own tax dollars.
Other Views: Decision fails test
With the announcement that the State Board of Education has decided not to release individual school test results because of cyberattacks and other problems this spring, educators are scratching their heads, as are taxpayers who footed the bill.
Our View: Welcome additions
After Joplin voters failed to pass a curbside recycling proposal in the spring, the City Council said it would study alternate ways to make recycling easier for residents.
Your Letters: Be careful what you wish for on Amendment 1
The proposed Amendment 1 should have been called “Freedom to Farm Without Any Restrictions Whatsoever” because that is what it is. Do you really want a feedlot opening next door to you in Joplin? Or a hog-raising operation on your block in Carthage?
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