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to the Rdltor "Same-sex rights [there are a few other factors to For instance, one in is in a stepfamlly sltu- four babies is born to an mother, and one in eight a single-parent household. family isn't quite so as only one in five with children fit the father and mother at the children stereotype. with Con- she should : eh~ggle women have had to give gays abreak God created all men Isn't God,glven Xraditlonal If it is, what man or the case may be, has the away that equality? force that descended isn't trying to force ac- asking for equality. We vote, we raise children. :your friends. sisters and family, know IL YeL It's o know us before : on us. We are ~adiuonal family val- much dflIerent than salne-s~ partner were getting roan'rod In Uy~ to teach our chti- dren. We attempt to teach them to "love thy neighbor,' be he white, black, red, disabled or even heterosexual. We at- tempt to teach them the 'family value' that all people are equal and have value, so treat others as you would like to be treated. There are many other 'family values' we attempt to teach them, such as honesty, sharing, kindness and open- mindedness. But the value of love and acceptance of others and self are by far the most important. Perhaps, if every- one would attempt to teach 'family val- ues' of love and acceptance of both others and serf, teen suicides and teen pregnancies could be reduced. C. hlldren are all too often taught that if tl~ey don't fit into the "traditional family value system,' they are unac- ceptable as family members, members of society or human beings. I thank God each day that my children will always fit into my 'family values" and that I have always fit into my parents' 'traditional family values.' Men like Sen. Edward Kennedy and Rep. Barney Frank are men who speak of equality for all. Not just a select few who fit a stereotypical role of the so- called American dream. We're all Ameri- can and we all have dreams. I person- ally have dreams of peace and accep- tance throughout this great nation we call home. Does any other American have the right to kill those dreams in the name of "tradition?' Stevea R. Darant 17S2 S. a~u-ymuat I meeting of the Jewell Assessment Task Forte Sept. 10 in the Court- Room. The 9 a.m. meet- countyrepre- and Arvella Scott, Consultant. to preven- of Salina All-Amerlcan how in 1990, Salina cities to receive federal a five year demonstra- form an All-American involving com- ectbrings together from all seg- community to combat other drug abuse. Empha- that individuals from all involved, focusing ,local problems." meets monthly, a quarterly report and has task forces whose Professionals, volunteers involved with education, human services, law en- taskforce has local focus forcement, media, business and indus- try, religious community, youth, and citizens action. The discussion turned to how our county group wants to address local concerns. Specific Information from each organization will be comp~ed to give an accurate outlook for a wide variety of issues. Anyone interested in attending the monthly meetings of thIs group Is urged to come to the next meeting on Mon.. October 12 at the Buffalo Roam. An optional Dutch-treat meal precedes the 7:00 business meet- ing. Representatlon from all organizations and from all communities is needed for this group to recognize the concerns and Issues of JeweU County residents. The quality of life within a community and county is only as productive as those who care enough to become In- volved with decisions that impact all residents, regardless of age, occupation or income level. Now is a perfect time to invest in our futures. Please call meal reservations to the Buffalo Roam 378- 3971 or Extension Office 378-3174 by noon on October 12. Deanna Sweat, secretary [FIED NURSES AIDES Hospital Long Term Care Unit 0"Znpetitive Salary and many fringe benefits. Full Time, Part Time, or On Call APPLY AT: COUNTY HOSPITAL Mankato, Kansas Contact: Carole Simon, R.N. at 913/378-3137 Editor: I hope it will never be a crime in thIs country to express an opinion, or to recommend one candidate over another for any reason. I have a daughter and three grand- daughters. I would respond exactly the way that President Bush and Vice Presi- dent Quayle did when questioned about the right of their daughters/grand- daughters to make up their Own minds if they should find themselves "in trouble'. Caught off guard, their an- swers were spontaneous, unrehearsed and straight from the heart. Be sure to get the unedlted version of what they said if you didn't see and bear ther9 for yourself on television. l~on bolieve~ exactly the same as George Bush, Dan Qua]de and yours truly. It is no more true to say that Governor Clinton is a proponent of abortion on demand than it is to say that President Bush and Vice President Dear IMitor: Would you llke to know? I am C.E. Lynn's daughter. I am 90 years of age and llve in a nice home in Nashville, "IN, where my daughter VirgInia B. Hansen Is a house-mother to a Vanderbflt So- rority. I have a granddaughter, Valarie Hansen, who lives here and Is a writer of magazine intervlews of famous people. My husband, who was a heavy duty operator, and after 47 years of'mar- riage, passed away March 6 at Roger- son, Idaho, so I moved here tobe by my daughter. I grew up in Mankato mui wmdd love to hear from anyone sUll there. I am well and acUve. My addre~ is Metro Center, Teachers Apt. 319, Nas.hvll~ TN. ~ Dur IMtton i am calling on all vetermm of the Normandy invaskm, in whatever ca- pacity, to contrtbute thetr e~ntapod oral histoW to the D-Day coBecticm at the Eisenhower Center, where we are attempting to preserve the record of the common soldier, sailor or airman. For the 50th Anniversary, we plan to pub- iish a book Voices of D-Day, based on the oral histories. Please write me for details. 8iaeerely, Stephen X. Ambrose, Director The lff~znhowzr Center Univendty of New Od~ms Xd-12S Lakefront New Orleans, IA 70148 September 23, 1992- T~naJaw~HCounty Post. - ..... ~ ~,~:~ ~ ~ 3 Quayle are proponents of abortion on demand. Governor Clinton certainlywould not be here today had he not been born. Neither would Gaff Colson and neither would I. I doubt if it would have made much difference from a Malthusian point of view; nevertheless, I am glad that Governor Clinton, Gaff and I were born. I am not happy that abortionists have plied their trade, both legally and illegally, in my lifetime. I regret those fetuses who have been and will con- tinue to be aborted. I also regret those countess fetuses, not aborted, who were born alive only to die in poverty of disease, neglect, abuse and starvation. However, I tend to agree with Barbara Bush who said Lhls should not be a political issue. Look It up! Robert It. 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