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    Says DelBene supports women

    Last week Republican candidate Pedro Celis called the Supreme Court's Hobby Lobby decision a "victory for religious freedom" when I believe it is a attack on women's fundamental rights. The Hobby Lobby decision prevents women from having access to basic healthcare. Family owned corporations will...

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    Questions candidate's commitment to voters

    Today I met a person running for Congress, Mr. Ed Moats. I rarely meet politicians, but he came into my work because he wanted to leave some of his campaign literature.

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    Says gun control precedes genocide

    Some sobering facts for the 2nd Amendment haters: According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, 20 percent to 25 percent of firearms sales are to people purchasing their very first firearm; women compromise the fastes-growing group of new shooters and new hunters (with this terrible war ...

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    Backs inspections for rental housing

    I applaud Mayor Linville's leadership on oil rail transportation safety as stated in The Herald July 14: "Public safety is the No.1 priority for me and for our city government."

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    Backs Fleetwood for State Senate

    I believe Seth Fleetwood is the perfect person to be our next State Senator in Olympia. Born and raised in Whatcom County, Seth served with distinction for eight years on the Whatcom County Council plus four years on the Bellingham City Council. Until redistricting, Seth lived in the 42nd District...

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    Supports McClure for utility district

    Public esteem for those serving in public office seldom has been lower. It does not have to be this way. The best place to begin a positive reversal is for us all to vote smarter in local elections. We can elect candidates with proven commitments to our community and solid track records of integrity...

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    Supports DelBene, women's access

    On June 30, the Supreme Court ruled in the Hobby Lobby case that a corporation may, on the basis of its (the corporation's) religious beliefs, deny employees certain health insurance benefits. The next day, GOP 1st District congressional candidate Pedro Celis' campaign issued a press release saying...

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    Questions report on oil facility

    Some of you may be aware that BP has submitted a draft environmental impact statement regarding its operation of an additional wing at its Cherry Point oil facility. I encourage all of you to become informed and comment on this draft prior to Aug. 6.

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    Concerned about Mideast peace

    My cousin lives in the same neighborhood and is good friends with the family of Naftali Frenkel, the American-Israeli teen who was killed. Mr. Frenkel, the CEO of Intel in Israel, worked to hire Arab Israelis into the company. Tragically, I believe collective punishment of Israelis hurts those who...

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    Questions sources for climate information

    So, a letter writer would have us believe that the "real temperature data has been fabricated" through a monolithic conspiracy of the 97 percent credible scientific climate community?

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