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How about a ‘Dairy State March for Life’? Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

On January 22, 1973, the great scourge of legalized abortion was thrust upon our country with the enactment of Roe v. Wade.

Hundreds of thousands of American Christians from across the country make the annual pilgrimage each January to the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court as a reminder that the killing of innocent children is very wrong and grieves our dear Lord.

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Concerned about talk of decreasing world population Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

I was more than a bit perplexed by the “Challenges to feeding, thinking about the hungry” article in the November 20 issue of the Catholic Herald. In the last paragraph it is noted that perhaps our world population needs to be moved down to a more sustainable level, from the current seven billion to perhaps three to five billion.

It concludes that no one at the symposium had any suggestions of how to get down to that level. Unfortunately too many people/organizations do have an answer to that question (i.e., Planned Parenthood, Margaret Sanger, UNFPA, Zero Population America, Hemlock Society, etc.) by promoting abortion, birth control, and euthanasia.

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Concerns about use of GMO crops Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

Regarding the article, “Challenges to feeding, thinking about the hungry” (November 20 issue, Catholic Herald),  the topic of world hunger is important and deserves more attention; however, this article implies that GMO (genetically modified organisms) crops may provide healthier food products.

There is no scientific evidence that GMO crops are healthier. The opposite is likely true.

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Time to de-fund Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin Print E-mail
Letters to the editor
Thursday, Dec. 04, 2014 -- 12:00 AM

To the editor:

The Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism recently published an excellent article about the inspector general for the Wisconsin Department of Health Services conducting a much-needed audit of the multi-million dollar family planning industry in our state.

The recent article highlighted that clinics “overbilled Medicaid by $3.5 million.”

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