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July 29, 2019
Editorial

It's 1843 and your son has a fever. It's been getting worse for days and you know he needs help. So, you get on your horse, pull him up and start riding. After miles and miles, you finally reach the only doctor in the county in a desperate attempt to get care for your child. This story would be exactly the same if it were told in 212 B.C., 873, 1564 and even well into the 1900s.

Issues:Health Care
January 29, 2018
Editorial

In 2018, our security can no longer exclusively be defined in terms of tanks, airplanes and weapon systems.

As government, private industry and American families have adopted technology into nearly every aspect of our lives, the need for cybersecurity has grown exponentially. Unfortunately, our response to this threat has been piecemeal at best.

Issues:Jobs and the Economy
June 20, 2018
Editorial

Black mothers are dying and it's time to do something about it.

Every year, more than 700 American mothers lose their lives to pregnancy or birth-related complications. Some medical professionals estimate that at least half, if not more, of these deaths are entirely preventable.

Issues:Women's IssuesHealth Care
May 16, 2017
Editorial

For years, policymakers have known that the NRA's "guns everywhere — background checks nowhere" policy means more dead Americans and a country that's less safe.

Yet, instead of using common sense, we stand by and allow 30,000 Americans to die every year.

Tragically, the NRA's dangerous policies have found a new supporter: ISIS.

Issues:Gun Violence
April 12, 2020
Editorial

As our nation continues struggling to address the COVID-19 pandemic, we are seeing a shocking trend in deaths among African Americans.

Issues:Health Care
March 6, 2020
Editorial

Last year, the House of Representatives passed the Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019. This legislation is the most significant and meaningful gun safety measure passed by Congress in nearly two decades.

Issues:Gun Violence
July 24, 2017
Editorial

These are dark times in Washington. It's no secret that President Trump and his team are working overtime to turn back the clock on our rights and divest from our communities.

Issues:Jobs and the Economy
February 13, 2020
Editorial

About seven years ago, President Barack Obama issued an urgent plea while speaking with Sandy Hook Elementary School families in Newtown, Connecticut. He said America was failing to protect our nation's most valued treasure—our children.

Issues:Gun Violence
May 27, 2017
Editorial

"A New Foundation for America" is a peculiar title for President Trump's new budget because it erodes the very foundation of our great nation: our farming communities.

Issues:Agriculture