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April 24, 2015

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Letters to the Editor

An explanation of AB 277 needed
April 13, 2015
Assemblymen Erven Nelson and John Ellison and Sen. Joe Hardy’s sponsorship of Assembly Bill 277 is simply a smokescreen, a veiled attempt to further divide the populace to garner political favor with religious conservatives, knowing full well that a majority of the affected groups of American citizens will never vote for them anyway. Many of us are not completely clear about the relationship between AB 277 and the Nevada Constitution’s “free exercise clause” and need to better understand this bill’s intent. Please enlighten us.
Goodman owes Anthony apology
April 13, 2015
“Piece of crap” — that’s what former Mayor Oscar Goodman called Stavros Anthony after Goodman’s wife won re-election. Come on now. Mr. Anthony is a …
ID laws infringe on right to vote
April 12, 2015
Three bills being proposed in the Nevada Legislature will turn back the clock by demanding identification requirements in order to vote. These measures are a subtle way of suppressing an individual’s right to vote.
Murphy’s Law and Yucca Mountain
April 12, 2015
The argument by Robert Land and William E. Brown Jr. that “Tourists won’t want to come to a radioactive Las Vegas” (Las Vegas Sun, March 29) centers on an important issue. However, tourists aren’t that bright. Those would be the same tourists who came to Las Vegas to view atomic bomb tests.
How can delegation do without Reid?
April 11, 2015
For more than 80 years, excluding military assignments, I’ve lived in a state in which I felt somewhat protected from the irrational political activity …
Campus-carry bill isn’t the solution
April 11, 2015
It’s clear the proposed law to arm college students, faculty and staff isn’t a solution at all. Quite the contrary …
Looking forward to mandatory carry
April 11, 2015
I am looking forward to the time when gun ownership and carrying will be mandatory. Following the ideology of …
No support for Reid’s ACA support
April 10, 2015
Thanks to you and your Democratic friends, I have been advised I am now losing the great health care insurance I have had covering my wife and I for the past 19 years. Not only that, but I have also been advised …
Simple way to raise money for education
April 10, 2015
Our governor, representatives and our largest businesses have a problem with tax. The casinos and motels have figured out a way to add revenue with a resort fee of anywhere from $20 to $30 per day, plus a tax on that, and nobody seems to flip out over that small revenue enhancement (tax). We still get …
GOP candidates appease to win
April 9, 2015
The GOP presidential hopefuls already are facing the same type of dilemma they have in the past. They need to …
Look at how guns are secured
April 9, 2015
I don’t have a problem with good guys with guns. It’s the good guys with guns who don’t properly …
Together, Clintons could be strong
April 8, 2015
Has anyone thought of what a powerful ticket …
He’s good, but Reid made big mistakes
April 8, 2015
I’m a liberal Democrat, and Harry Reid was no wealth-transferring, wild-eyed socialist as Fox News and the unhinged 20 percent proclaimed. He was a …
Israel doesn’t need Reid’s friendship
April 8, 2015
I could not have been more surprised when I saw Elliot Karp’s praise for Sen. Harry Reid’s history of support and friendship with …
Put barriers up at bus stops for safety
April 8, 2015
Pertaining to cars ramming bus stops and injuring people: I believe there should be …

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