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Letters to the editor

Iran’s morality police and Pa’s Republican party

PAMELA J. DILLETT Lock Haven Last week, 22-year-old Mahsa Amini was arrested and beaten to death by the Iranian Morality Police because her head covering wasn’t tightly secured. In Iran church and state are tightly linked. The country’s constitution states all laws must be based on ...

The Fetterman I know

PATRICIA HANCOCK Mill Hall Are you tired of the egregious attack ads coming out of the Oz campaign against John Fetterman? I certainly am! I’m tired of politicians who take a morsel of truth and blow it all out of proportion. I guess they can, and they will tell their lies, but I can ...

Banned books week

TAMMY GARRISON Lock Haven Sept. 18 through Sept. 24 celebrates the freedom to read with Banned Books Week, observed in libraries across the country. It’s also a time to highlight the many books that have been historically banned and are currently being banned in libraries and other ...

Mastriano changed his stripes, not his views

SUE MORRIS Mill Hall Since winning Pennsylvania’s Republican primary, Doug Mastriano has changed his stripes. His video, “The Right to Life: Doug Mastriano for Governor,” disappeared from his campaign website. In it, Mastriano says, “My body, my choice is ridiculous nonsense.” ...

Mastriano’s message

JOSEPH FISCHER Northumberland I was thinking about former President Trump’s contention that in the removal of Confederate monuments, we are losing our history. History is a construct and we, its authors. The past is the past, but we never completely capture it in the making of history. ...

Blind policies and more

HARLAN BERGER McElhattan As the election approaches, it’s tough to see people lying about the current administration’s trashing of the country. Telling us it’s doing good. From the sickening Afghan debacle to the trashing of our Southern border to the unbelievable crime wave ...