Letters to the Editor
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In the Feb. 18 Bristol Phoenix, the opinion page includes a long letter disputing the fact that the rise in violent crime is directly related to the rise in gun ownership. The author neglects to … more
When the pandemic first hit, I thought to myself, “I can get through these next couple of weeks working from home with my 12-, 6-, and 3-year-old.” Well, I was in for a rude … more
To the editor: In 1980, a handful of senior residents of Portsmouth came together to establish a senior center in town. On Nov. 17, 1980, the first recorded meeting of this group was held. Shortly … more
March 24 is Equal Pay Day, symbolizing how far into the year women must work to earn what men earned in the previous year. This is based on all full-time working women compared to men in the U.S. … more
To the editor: A good law is one which punishes the perpetrator of a crime while scrupulously maintaining and protecting the freedom and civil rights of society at large. It is unbiased, based on … more
To the editor: Regarding the article, “Lawmaker puts the brakes on automated speed enforcement,”thanks to Sen. Seveney and Rep. Cortvriend for sponsoring a bill to provide enabling … more
To the editor: At around 10 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 17, Rhode Island Cox engineers reset internet access for customers across Newport county. They fixed something. Scores of residents who, for … more
It takes courage to stand up to a despot. In the second impeachment proceedings against President Donal Trump, there were more Republican women than men in the House and Senate with the guts to do … more
We are told that the U.S. Department of Justice has now charged more than 200 alleged seditionist/insurrectionists with a variety of crimes, including assault on police officers, aggravated assault, … more
As an advocate for firearms’ rights in Rhode Island, I 100 percent agree that any amount violence, with or without firearms, should be of concern to us all. However, heeding the clamor of the … more
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