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Science with a Smile: Deadly? Possibly.

Scientists are generally very careful to say only what they know from documented experimentation – except physicists, of course, who live in a strange world made up largely of empty space …

Groups in Pennsylvania are lauding and criticizing passage of the 2022-23 state budget. “The impact of the new state budget passed by the General Assembly cannot be overstated in its importance …

The Bucks County Women’s Advocacy Coalition is outraged by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v Jackson Women’s Health Organization. This decision defies logic, is out of touch with the …

Let’s talk about original intent

In a withering, indeed breathtaking, succession of recent decisions rendered by a U.S. Supreme Court now dominated by justices vetted by the Federalist Society and nominated by presidents who did …

On June 30, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) rendered a decision that thoroughly undermines the authority of the United States Environmental Protection Agency …

In the last article from the LWV in the Herald, we explained that, in addition to extensive work relating to elections, the League takes positions on public policy issues. The League takes these …

Supreme Court decision: Not a simple matter

In light of the Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, abortion will still be permissible in some states while punishable in others. Imagine having to go to another state to get a …

July 5 marks yet another milestone for Major League baseball, the American League debut of Hall of Famer Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians. Larry was signed by Hall of Fame owner Bill Veek who made …

Like a bad B-movie sequel, Omicron is back with more variants on the rise worldwide. BA.4 and BA.5 are the newest members of Omicron’s growing family of coronavirus subvariants that have been …

The following is a letter that members of the Bucks County Mental Health/Developmental Programs Advisory Board sent to each of the Bucks County representatives and senators, calling for an increase in state funding for mental health programs.

The 100th anniversary of the freeing of the narrow and functionally obsolete Washington Crossing Toll-Supported Bridge is at hand. According to published accounts, the bridge’s toll …

Reflections: Common copout

“I’m not a lawyer, but ... “ That’s a common phrase often used by talk show commentators, and it implies that only lawyers understand the meanings of words.

Dateline: 4.35 billion years ago. RNA forms spontaneously on basalt glass!

Juneteenth—also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day or Emancipation Day, became a National Holiday on June 19, 2021 after President Joe Biden signed it into law.

There has been much talk recently about Christian Nationalism and its role in American government. There is an undercurrent of fear among many that other belief systems will somehow be made secondary …

On May 4, Bucks County Opportunity Council (BCOC) was honored by the Bucks County Commissioners with a proclamation to celebrate Community Action Month in Bucks County. Community Action emerged from …

There is a political narrative being espoused by conservative politicians this election cycle which is “Pro-Life and Pro-Gun.” It is my contention that one cannot be both. This message is …

A gun referendum in November

November’s general election in America will be a referendum on gun control. All members of the House of Representatives and one-third of the senators will be on ballots throughout the …

Primary Elections: Should they be open or closed?

Last week, in the Primary Election (May 17), some Pennsylvanians decided who would be on the ballot this November for Governor, for U.S. Senator, and for many other legislative positions. Some …

SARS-CoV-2 that causes COVID-19 kills over a million in the US, avian influenza H5N1 (aka Bird Flu) is responsible for tens of millions of poultry sacrificed to avoid further agricultural devastation …

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