Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

Cigarette butts solution? Hit ’em in the pocketbook

I read with interest the article about Keep Manatee Beautiful’s efforts to free the county of discarded cigarette butts. I don’t think this is the correct strategy. The way to clean up butts is to hit smokers where it hurts the most: in the pocketbook.

Letters to the Editor

Planned Parenthood is a necessary choice

Women need healthcare and religious wackos shouldn’t be able to stop it. Shutting down Planned Parenthood would deny millions of patients access to its cancer screenings, birth control. HIV testing and more. If patients are blocked from care at Planned Parenthood, many would have nowhere to go for healthcare.

Letters to the Editor

Calling for Ginsburg’s recusal is hypocritical

How hypocritical it is that when decisions don’t go as we wished, we cry foul at the justices and label them as “biased,” “unelected” and/or “radical,” yet we are willing to intentionally corrupt a system and boldly violate the Constitution, as we precisely did with the appointment of Neil Gorsuch.

Videos

Family, friends remember Janessa Shannon at vigil

Friends, family and community members gathered at a vigil in Palmetto Thursday to remember Janessa Shannon, 13, whose body was found July 12 in Hillsborough County. Janessa attended the former Harllee Middle School in Bradenton.
Sara Nealeigh Bradenton Herald
Family, friends remember Janessa Shannon at vigil 1:29

Family, friends remember Janessa Shannon at vigil

SCF great Tim Hill gets lates Hall of Fame call 0:50

SCF great Tim Hill gets lates Hall of Fame call

IndyCar's Ryan Hunter-Reay discusses his season, boating and visiting Sarasota 1:12

IndyCar's Ryan Hunter-Reay discusses his season, boating and visiting Sarasota

Golf Tip: Playing in soggy conditions 1:09

Golf Tip: Playing in soggy conditions