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Letters to the Editor

Letter: Comey lied about Clinton emails

In June of last year, FBI Director James Comey discussed the actions that Hillary Clinton had taken in the handling of her emails that were not consistent with the requirements for handling classified records. He also said that she did not intend to harm the United States and that no attorney would prosecute the case. But section 793(f) of the federal penal code (Title 18). Comey mentioning no intent was misleading and may have been used to justify not prosecuting Clinton.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Thanks to staff at Fort Walla Walla Museum

Recently, my wife and I traveled into the past at the Fort Walla Walla Museum. We met Buffalo Soldiers and their horses. These men shared about their service in the Arizona desert and what it was like to wear a wool uniform shirt in the 110-degree heat. They showed us how a bullwhip worked and we heard the loud “snap” as they demonstrated how to use it.

Letters to the Editor

Letter: Abortion impacts women’s mental health

Most people with biased abortion opinions see the pro-life agenda as an immoral objection used to suppress the freedom of the individual. This “forcing religion on others” has been battled numerous times; however, since 1973 there have been 1,074 laws enacted to limit access to abortion due to its negative effects.

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