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Friday, July 25, 2014

U.S. Constitution

Election day observations

Local columnist T.J. Ray, returning home after voting Tuesday, wanted to jot down some thoughts and observations about our country’s political and election process. (June 25, 2014, Page 4)

Foundations

Guest columnist Will Dabbs writes about the importance of foundations and how we in the United States stand on the one established by our founding fathers. (March 27, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

D.W. Steel writes about House Bill 2633, which deals with school prayer, and urges the Legislature to leave things as they are by not passing the bill. (February 18, 2013, Page 4)

Why it matters

Dr. Will Dabbs takes a look at our Constitution and tells why he and others defend it so strongly in a guest column. (February 14, 2013, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Philip Loria writes about the Bill of Rights and history in relation to the Second Amendment and gun rights. (January 23, 2013, Page 4A)

Letter to the Editor

Peter Kondos writes in support of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney and urges Republicans to pay attention to facts and not polls. (October 3, 2012, Page 4)

Letters to the Editor

Maralyn Howell Bullion writes to urge everyone to get a copy of, and read, the Constitution this week to learn more about the document that changed the course of the history of our country forever. (September 17, 2012, Page 4A)

Letters to the Editor

Patti C. Harris writes to point out that, after seeing that the Congress, courts and Constitution haven’t stopped President Obama’s agenda, only the voters can apparently do anything. (July 16, 2012, Page 4)

Multiple votes

Should we, as Mark Twain suggested, give people more votes in elections based on their education level? Or how about a proposal by Nevil Shute where votes were based on education, work experience, family members, et cetera. Local columnist T.J. Ray explores those options in relation to our one-man, one-vote system. (July 13, 2012, Page 4A)

Times change; what about constitutions?

With three referenda on the ballot in the state of Mississippi this fall, local columnist T.J. Ray takes a look at the history of the Mississippi Constitution and wonders about the possibility of changes. (September 22, 2011, Page 4)

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