SUNDAY'S FORUM COVER
It's prime time to get on the campaign bandwagon
The race for the Democratic presidential nomination may be all but over by the time Ohio holds its primary March 3 - not to mention Kentucky May 18 - but that hasn't kept area party activists from choosing their favorites and working for their campaigns.
Hot Corner: Nipping at the heels of the newsmakers

GUEST COLUMNIST: ROBIN N. PIPER
In defense of proposed 'guilty but insane' law
While acknowledging there was a perceived problem earlier in the 1990s with Ohio's "not guilty by reason of insanity" plea, psychiatrist Douglas Mossman and attorney/psychologist Solomon Fulero recently opined to the Enquirer that we should not seek improvement in the current system ("Ohio insanity bill an insane proposal," Jan. 2). Efforts at reform were described as "mean-spirited" and "dangerous." Nothing could be further from the truth.
Reader's views:
Is Bush shirking 'healer' duty? Readers react
Readers respond: Bush space race
Alleged slur piques the ire of readers

EDITORIALS FOR SUNDAY, JANUARY 18, 2004
Lawmakers neglect brain drain
The University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University were both wailing the budget-cut blues last week, and both had their respective legislatures to thank for much of their woes.

Military suicide rate must be lowered
The military's high suicide rate in Iraq is one form of "collateral damage" Americans cannot ignore. Pentagon officials, troubled by a spike in suicides in July, dispatched nine combat stress teams to Iraq and sent an assessment team to see what more can be done to keep soldiers from killing themselves.

OTHER OPINIONS
YOUR VOICE: RICHARD A. PERRY
College graduates pay off big for Ky.
Kentuckians should rally to support our college and university funding. The already announced cuts in state funding of $24 million and the recently announced cuts of another $45 million cannot be accepted.

Letters to the editor
Letters to the editor on topics of the day.
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
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.

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