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  • Supreme Court upholds decision barring graduation in church

     The Supreme Court gave supporters of church-state separation a rare and surprising victory Monday, leaving intact a lower-court decision that barred a public school district in Wisconsin from holding its graduation ceremonies in an evangelical...
  • Gun violence: America's new pastime?

    Gun violence: America's new pastime?
    Given that some sort of horrific, headline-grabbing school shooting now occurs in the United States at a rate of once a week, it's hard to argue against the idea that gun violence is as much a national pastime as baseball. Unlike baseball, however, the...
  • Lying about candidates and gun buys

     Lying about candidates and gun buys
    Everyone lies. It's human nature, so much so that anyone who says, "I always tell the truth" is automatically exposed as untrustworthy. Small lies or whoppers, white lies or diabolical deceptions — they are as unavoidable as death and taxes. In...
  • Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger

    Gansler embraces role as scrappy challenger
    Fifth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor. When he campaigns in residential areas, Democrat Douglas F. Gansler practically sprints from door to door. He's trying to meet as many voters as he can. But it can appear he is chasing somebody....
  • Illinois must let its citizens exercise their Second Amendment rights

    Why must Illinois continue to be the laughingstock of the nation? Why must we continue to waste our tax dollars on lawsuits that are bound to fail? Concealed carry passed because gun control politicians could not explain away how a state with hundreds...
  • Partial debate sounds better than none

    Ladies and gentlemen, I'd like to welcome you today to the Democratic gubernatorial debate between former Gov. Charlie Crist and former state Sen. Nan Rich. Yes, yes, I know. Crist has refused to debate Rich. Crist, the supposed tough guy who got the...
  • Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials

     Flood of lawsuits over concealed carry denials
    After taking a firearms training course, paying a host of fees, and submitting fingerprints for a background check that he ultimately passed, Michael Thomas was puzzled when he was notified earlier this year that a special review board had denied his...
  • Military and economy, rich, and church: Letters

    Military and economy Recently, the Sentinel announced that some local jobs would be cut due to the lack of military funding. There's no doubting the sense of despair coming from those caught directly in the middle of this; for if your livelihood has...
  • Religion column: Turn to god to fight warfare in the United States

    Is America a safe or an unsafe country to reside in today? It is not surprising that when questioned, most people will answer "unsafe". There are fear clouds moving across our land. The fear is not from the enemy outside our country, but the enemy...
  • Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore [Letter]

    Tougher gun laws are helping reduce homicides in Baltimore [Letter]
    The Sun's recent front-page story about the substantial drop in gun homicides in Baltimore over the past few months is good news for all of us ("After an uptick, Baltimore homicides return to trend of decline," July 1). In fact, statewide in Maryland,...