Fight to protect reproductive choice continues

The court’s 5-3 decision found that the Texas anti-abortion law, cloaked in the pretext of protecting women’s health, simply does not pass constitutional muster.

Rhode Island's decision to pay strikers sends wrong message

Rhode Island sends message to businesses that if their employers strike the state will side with labor by paying unemployment.

Opening old records could help new veterans

State law should allow the release of medical records from long-ago wars to help treatment of victims of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

The Obama dynamic

The president's increasing approval ratings could change the nature of the campaign and the Republican strategy of running against his legacy.

UConn's special few

How is it fair for several top officials at the state university to get such whopping pay increases when sacrifices are asked of students and many in state government?

Ruling moves immigration to the ballot box

With President Obama's attempt at immigration reform blocked by the courts, it will be up to the voters to decide how to address this issue.

Lessons learned and fallout from Brexit

Britain's abandonment of the European Union will prove to be a terrible mistake.

Democrats effectively pressing gun-control debate

One party wants to take small steps toward keeping guns out of the hands of potential homegrown terrorists, while the other party is more worried about the Second Amendment rights of these individuals.

Dunn's tough drive to the NBA

Overcoming some difficult times in childhood and an injury plagued start to his college career, Kris Dunn is expected to join the NBA as an elite prospect.

Protest Westerly Yacht Club's gender bias

The vote denying women membership harkens back to an era when women were expected to be more concerned about getting their laundry white than in pursuing careers.

Partisan gun politics

Both sides say they want to keep guns out of the hands of potential terrorists, but scoring political points seems to take priority.

Connecticut gun ban stands

The U.S. Supreme Court continues to send the signal that elected leaders have broad discretion in passing gun-control laws.


Weather dictates work

This is in response to the letter, “Ill-timed water...

Provide NRA numbers

I recently saw on television a long list of senators and the dollar amount that the NRA contributed to them. It was very shocking and it seemed...

It's not the guns, it's all the hate

Gun control; I am sick of both sides of this conversation. Some say guns are too easy to get. No, they are not. It's harder today than ever to buy...


Some Republicans buck (and duck) Trump

Trump has been ordering fellow Republicans to fall in line and show some respect to their newly elevated leader.

Brexit’s cautionary tale for Trump supporters

The gap between what Trump promises and what he can possibly deliver is even wider than in the Brexit example.

Britain to EU: Good riddance

Brits were tired of being dictated to by an unelected and unaccountable elite in Brussels and tired of the wave of immigrants who refused to...