Opinion

BEN SHAPIRO: When abortion becomes a sacrament

Commentary

This week, amid widespread Democratic tumult regarding the selection of a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, alleged comedian Michelle Wolf paid tribute to the most important facet of American life: abortion. On her Netflix show Sunday, Wolf dressed up in red, white and ...

The Rant for July 11, 2018

Commentary

The Rant is The News-Sentinel’s anonymous sound-off forum. The readers’ views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of The News-Sentinel. I want to ask Nancy Cripe of tobacco-free Allen county two questions. Does she drink coffee? And does she check her phone ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We should take a look at trails law

Commentary

The new Indiana Trails Liability Law only protects landowners from liability when people access the trail from their property, not when people access their property from the trail. And, in most areas, that's what the big problem is: People getting off the trail. The law only addresses ...

BEN SHAPIRO: What are the courts for? It depends on whom you ask

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Democrats are in a state of sheer panic. They’re panicking because Justice Anthony Kennedy — a reliable vote in favor of certain leftist priorities including abortion and same-sex marriage — announced that he will step down from the Supreme Court, leaving President Trump a second ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Does Kevin Leininger care about the poor?

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I am responding to Kevin Leininger’s editorial “Handing people money for nothing isn’t a good idea.” On the other hand, the top 1 percent have not deserved their great wealth, in my opinion. Yet they are given the big advantage income tax-wise. I believe your opinion is for the poor ...

GALLERY: Political cartoons for the week of July 2

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Didn’t catch our daily pages in print? Well, you missed out on some of our editorial cartoons from syndicated artists who work at newspapers across the country. Here were the ones that made it in print this week, plus a few more for your enjoyment, or ire, depending on which side of the ...

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Greater Fort Wayne is overstepping its bounds

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When does a transformational vision for the future become a delusional nightmare for the taxpayers? When will the echo chamber of elected officials realize that their echo chamber vision of Greater Fort Wayne’s Road to One Million is nothing more than the wealthy elites playing to one-up the ...

NEWS-SENTINEL EDITORIAL: Stay abreast on new laws, passed recently

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Many new laws took effect in Indiana on Sunday. Here’s a summary of a select few to help readers stay abreast of what was approved by the Indiana General Assembly earlier this year. A full list of all bills signed into law this year can be found at https://www.in.gov/gov/2966.htm. Some new ...

Rediscovering America: A quiz on the Fourth of July

Commentary

Independence Day is filled with parades and picnics, fireworks, fairs and other festivities. Amid these celebrations, however, it’s important to remember that the Fourth of July commemorates a very important historical event: our nation’s declaration of its independence from Great Britain. ...