Trafficking in fetal tissue is a practice that needs to end. In good conscience we cannot look the other way on these issues. Read more »
It is refreshing to read someone of stature and knowledge coming forward with factual information, together with common sense to refute the flood of misleading so-called “data” on climate change. Read more »
People and the government have created their own Pottersvilles because of their outrageous borrowing and spending habits. They are using the European countries as their model, yet the European countries are going bankrupt. Read more »
The other day I was at the Main Library and less than one-third of the bus schedule slots had schedules in them! What’s the deal UTA? It’s your job to keep those slots full. Read more »
Who can be against our developmental assistance agency, USAID, being more efficient and transparent? Who is against saving the lives of mothers and children? Read more »
Let’s not waste another $200 million in taxpayer money fighting in the courts. Let’s move on and make the prison relocation work. Read more »
Those who worry the president’s deal won’t stop Iran from getting a nuclear bomb should support the strong defenses we will need if they are right. Read more »
When elected representatives begin to believe the lie that they are the smartest people in the room and no longer need to represent the will of the people who elected them, it is time to replace them. Read more »
Voting by mail is unwise. A recent Deseret News editorial (“Success of voting by mail in S.L. County,” Aug. 14) claims it’s a success but bases that claim on the wrong factors. Read more »
As a parent and IT professional, my advice on Microsoft Windows 10 is two words: Don't upgrade. It removes control from parents and users, putting it in the hands of Microsoft and its increasingly aggressive advertising partners. Read more »
In response to articles about Donald Trump, I have a new motto to suggest: “Dump Trump!” Read more »
Moving forward, it is crucial for business owners to have access to a wide variety of health insurance options to offer their employees. Read more »
Seems to me that our Washington senators and representatives are bought and don’t dare do anything unless big money donors give their approval. Read more »
Unfortunately, some government programs foster dependency and entitlement laziness. And where will it end? Read more »
Legislators know the best site for the prison is where it is now. They should vote for what most citizens want, not what developers want. Read more »
We all know the petty boss that rules his kingdom with subtle manipulation, intimidation and sabotage rather than mutual respect. The petty boss shrieks and blames where a good boss lifts and builds. Read more »
Lawmakers don't seem to understand that all these new laws put people in prison. Now they can look at the consequences. Read more »
I would like to know what is done with the money that has been donated to political candidates when they lose the election. Read more »
In a pollution-free future, a healthier population of Americans will think back on the intolerable social and environmental damage caused by producing and transporting fossil fuels. Read more »
On our tax forms we can check a box and donate to eight various worthy causes. Maybe we could have one more for “proper highway striping.” Read more »
I have talked to construction people who say the Rio Tinto site has such a high water table that they pumped water out to process the copper out of the ore. Read more »
I’m afraid, Mr. President, that no matter your demeanor, it’s as difficult for us to know when you are telling the truth as it was when the villagers came rushing each time the boy cried “wolf!” Read more »
It was fascinating to read all of the justifications in a recent Associated Press article regarding the use of “fetal tissue” in medical research. Read more »
Give the teachers a tax break and other groups will soon be knocking on the door for theirs. Read more »
The presidential debates should give us some insight into what the candidates think would be some solutions to our problems and challenges in the future. Read more »
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Perhaps Planned Parenthood can explain how killing a baby in a hospital differs from the act of taking a fetus that has every chance of growing and developing into a healthy, normal child from its mother's womb and selling its tissues. Read more »
The public lands issue is an example of history repeating itself over and over again. Read more »
VASA Fitness doesn't provide consumers the opportunity to correct any errors in billing information before charging penalty fees. Read more »
I write this letter as a plea to my representatives: Sens. Orrin Hatch and Mike Lee and Rep. Mia Love, and to all my fellow constituents. I work in a school with students I sincerely love and care for. I aim to arm them now with... Read more »
Three cheers for Gov. Gary Herbert regarding his recent decision to withhold state directed funding from the Planned Parenthood (PP) organization. Regardless of how PP may be cooking their accounting books (to show that public... Read more »
The requirement to register for the draft did not go away with the end of the Vietnam War. The Selective Service System requires that all male U.S. citizens, and male immigrants living in the U.S. who are ages 18 through 25, are... Read more »
I think everyone who lives close to or around the Wasatch Front should be required to have earthquake insurance. No one knows when that fault line is going off, but we know there are chances for it to go off soon. It has been around... Read more »
The Tony award-winning Utah Shakespeare Festival has been taken to new heights under executive director Scott Phillips. Read more »
All in all, the idea of relocating the prison will stimulate the economy with new jobs and businesses and will be completely beneficial to the public. Read more »
Hillary Clinton, the former secretary of state, is apparently being held to an entirely different standard than many of the businesses she claims to support. Read more »
I am bewildered by the new bicycle lanes being placed in Salt Lake City. The lanes have curb and sidewalk on one side and parked cars on the other side. Read more »
The majority of Utah citizens favor leaving the prison at its current location, repairing and adding as needed. Our elected legislators have ignored our wishes. Read more »
As the presidential nominee race increases in intensity, one critical issue facing our country is consistently missing from the rhetoric: No one is discussing the extreme financial toll that Alzheimer’s disease will continue... Read more »
I have never been keen on a prison move. But when it happens, I hope that the State Auditor's Office will watch the process very carefully. Read more »
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