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Wide variation in ‘brain death’ criteria in U.S. Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Most of us are aware that there is a dichotomy of thought in our world concerning what determines the beginning of life. But is there an awareness that there is also a dichotomy of thought in the determination of what ends life?

Did you know that the use of neurological criteria to declare “brain death” was motivated by the desire to harvest the beating heart and other vital organs for transplantation and to remove life support from patients to keep from overcrowding intensive care units of hospitals?

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Story of three young organists is inspiring Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

The front page story of the October 30 issue really inspired me. These three children ages 14, 17, and 13 who are organists are just amazing.

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Veterans grateful to be able to visit war memorials Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

I really enjoyed the article about the VetsRoll very much. Mark and John Finnegan, with their mother Barbara present,  received the Governor’s Certification of Appreciation for their great work at the November 7 annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the State Capitol in Madison.

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Pro-lifers fight for unborn and all human life Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

For all you pro-lifers out there, I have to empathize with your plight in the struggle for respect and gratitude for the time and energy you have devoted to the fight for the unborn AND anyone at any other stage of human life.

We’ve been ignored by churches and ministers who refused to acknowledge our efforts for 40+ years. Tony Magliano has spelled it out for us. We’re war mongers!

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