EDITORIALS FOR WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2003
Take back neighborhoods
Tuesday, the president of the United States, on his way to an Indian Hill fund-raiser with Cincinnati's rich and powerful, met briefly with Madisonville's Jerry Markley, neighborhood volunteer and crime-deterrent.

Crime vs. privacy
Ohio law rightly treats an HIV-positive person who solicits sex as a criminal, just as it does anyone else who commits assault with a deadly weapon.

Point is made
Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Patrick Dinkelacker did the right thing Tuesday, when he released the rape victim he had sent to jail on a contempt charge.

SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
The Reds factor: Every season a winner
Any Reds fan worth a hoot will tell you a winning team is better, but win or lose, Cincinnati still comes out way ahead. Without the Reds, Cincinnati's claim to major-league city status would be rocked.

Readers pose solutions to ease traffic on Brent Spence bridge
The following are reader responses to the Sept. 21-22 series looking at the long-term viability of the Brent Spence Bridge.
Special Cincinnati.Com section on Brent Spence Bridge
OTHER OPINIONS
GUEST COLUMNIST - JOSEPH STEGER
Cincinnati cared, made a difference
It has been 21 years since Carol and I moved to Cincinnati. During my first weeks at the University of Cincinnati, people kept asking me how I liked the city. Two years later, when I became president of UC, people continued to ask how I liked the city.

LETTERS
Reader's Views
Letters to the editor.
CRISIS IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH
Survivors network: It's time to get an accounting
David Clohessy is the national director of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests). Clohessy said a priest molested him and his brothers as children, and that one of his brothers grew up to become a priest who is also a sexual abuser.

Voice of the Faithful: Seeking changes in the Church
Jim Muller, a physician who battled nuclear weapons, has turned his attention to the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. He is a founder and former president of Voice of the Faithful, one of several grassroots, lay organizations formed in the wake of the clergy sex abuse in the Church.

GUEST COLUMNIST - NAN FISCHER
'Voices' hope to empower laity
One response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis, which is currently erupting in the Catholic Church in Cincinnati, has been the development of a national organization called Voice of the Faithful (VOTF). Currently there are more than 30,000 members and 181 affiliates across the United States.

ENQUIRER EDITORIAL
Speak out now
So far at least 10 former students have filed suit alleging sexual abuse at the hands of former Elder High School Principal Lawrence Strittmatter.

SPECIAL FEATURES
Music Hall Moments
We asked for your favorite memory of Music Hall to help us celebrate its 125th anniversary. Here are several installments of your letters:
SOUND OFF
How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.