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    Lewis Greenwald: Good parents not limited by gender

    In his Oct. 14 Point of View “Opposing gay marriage in principle,” Sanford Kessler told us that, “The strongest argument for maintaining the traditional definition of marriage is that it strengthens the view that, all things being equal, children flourish best when raised by...

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    Forrest Johnson: Zane’s political ad

    Month after miserable month of relentless, tortuous and utterly uninformative political advertising on TV, radio and the Internet has left me nowhere to hide except at the breakfast table with my N&O.

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    Michael Resnick: A true commitment

    In the Oct. 14 Point of View “Opposing gay marriage in principle,” Dr. Sanford Kessler implied the U.S. is prone to “tyranny of the majority over thought” and is concerned people may no longer consider arguments favoring marriage only between a man and woman. Fortunately...

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    Thomas Winslow: Ill-gotten gains for UNC

    The long-awaited Wainstein report into athletic and academic misconduct at UNC was finally released. The report clearly illustrates an extensive scheme whereby a great many student-athletes were passed through “paper classes” for the express intent to enhance their GPAs and keep them...

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    Frank Holmes: Unjust rewards

    Regarding the Oct. 23 news article “Fake-class scheme aided UNC players’ eligibility”: Are Deborah Crowder or Julius Nyang’oro recipients of a UNC/state-supported pension, as both resigned while employed by UNC? If so, is there any recourse to stopping such disbursements...

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    Richard Cramer: Pay athletes to play

    Regarding the Oct. 23 news article “Fake-class scheme aided UNC players’ eligibility”: I am disappointed that the Wainstein report seems to have focused only on the African and African-American Studies Department. There were instructors in other departments who were also known...

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    Mac Garrison: Clean up the mess

    In response to Rob Christensen’s Oct. 19 column “McCrory should be nervous”: Christensen opined that the polls show Sen. Kay Hagan slightly ahead of House Speaker Thom Tillis because the good voters of North Carolina are ticked off at the Republican legislature. He implies that...

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    Sandy Bartlett: Why did Chip Hagan accept stimulus grant?

    Regarding the Oct. 18 news story “N.C. DENR: Chip Hagan grant followed rules”: The question is not whether he spent all the money or gave some of it back. The question is: Why would multimillionaires Chip and Kay Hagan take any money from the federal government?

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    Anastasia Applewhite: Right step on sexual assaults

    In regards to the Oct. 12 news article “UNC-CH pledge includes a ‘yes’ before sexual activity”:

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    Dan DiPerna: Vote for democracy!

    Kudos to Gustavo Fernandez for his thoughtful and incredibly detailed Oct. 21 Point of View “Democracy in danger.” In spite of his depressing thoughts regarding democracy, all it would take to restore democracy is for more people to get out and vote.

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