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Letter to the Editor: Lawmaker Should Apologize for Using Religion as a Club

I too think Governor Wolf should not apologize for the prayer delivered by Rep. Stephanie Borowicz (letter “Governor Will Have to Answer for Apologizing for Prayer,” Advocate, April 4). I think Rep. Borowicz should apologize. Her beliefs are hers and she is welcome to them, but the Pennsylvania House is not her home, her church […]

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Letter to the Editor: Doesn’t the Star Barn Owner Have Any Rights?

I read, with interest, your editorial about discrimination against the Gay Community (“Even if It’s Legal, Anti- Gay Discrimination Isn’t Right,” Advocate, April 11) and was left with a question. Why, if David Abel is discriminating against the gay community, is the gay community not accused of discrimination against David Abel? Does David Abel, and many […]

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Letter to the Editor: Thanks to All Who Helped ECHOS With Winter Shelter

As the first buds begin to bloom and temperatures rise, for many that’s a signal of the changing seasons, but for Elizabethtown Community Housing & Outreach Services, it signals the end of another winter shelter season. This season, we were once again supported by countless community volunteers, businesses and organizations. Whether individuals volunteered once or […]

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Letter to the Editor: Myers Shows She’s Qualified To Be Magisterial District Judge

As a spectator at the forum in Elizabethtown for magisterial district judge, I was impressed with what information I was presented with by the candidates. However, I was disheartened when I read the article about it to see the emphasis being placed upon the importance of being an attorney for this position. As was wisely […]

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Editorial: Even if It’s Legal, Anti-Gay Discrimination Isn’t Right

David Abel might be within his legal rights to prohibit same-sex weddings from taking place on his property, but that doesn’t mean it’s the right thing to do. And the tourism promotion group Discover Lancaster isn’t doing itself any favors with its response to the controversy. Let’s start with the legal issue of Mr. Abel’s […]

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