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Readers Write: July 30

Left’s idea of ‘rights’ hurts individual freedoms Unfortunately, Jay Bookman is correct when he says health care is now considered a right for everyone in “Health care is now a right,” Opinion, July 23. The dictionary indeed defines a right as an entitlement to fulfill someone’s needs. But the rights Bookman cites...
Opinion: When a diminishing president is a good thing

WASHINGTON — Looking, as prudent people are disinclined to do, on the bright side, there are a few vagrant reasons for cheerfulness, beginning with this: Summer love is sprouting like dandelions. To the list of history’s sublime romances — Abelard and Heloise, Romeo and Juliet, Elizabeth Bennet and Mr. Darcy — add the torrid...
Fentanyl can be a one-pill Ga. death sentence

As a 30-year veteran of the Drug Enforcement Administration, I’ve seen drugs destroy communities nationwide. Fentanyl abuse is as bad as I have seen and it is devastating communities all across this great Nation. A synthetic opioid, fentanyl is 50 times more potent than heroin and 100 times more powerful than morphine. A person can die from ingesting...
Plotting a path toward racial reconciliation

Editor’s Note: The William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation (winterinstitute.org) is named after a Mississippi governor. Its vision statement reads in part: “Envisions a world where people honestly engage in their history in order to live more truthfully in the present; where the inequities of the past no longer dictate the possibilities...
Our role in the media landscape

As each day unfolds, the AJC’s journalists make a million decisions. Reporters and editors, the ultimate experts, decide what stories to pursue. Photographers and videographers add their talents as required. We decide what and when to post online, which posts need fuller context and reporting and which to leave in the ephemeral world of breaking...
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