EDITORIALS FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 26, 2004
Arts school is a win for the city
Now that the long-delayed "great idea" of a new K-12 Cincinnati arts school near Music Hall is finally going to happen, this community should play it for all it's worth to keep the redevelopment momentum going.
Pass the six-year highway bill already
Sen. George Voinovich of Ohio is trying to flag down President Bush on a road-blocked federal highway bill, and the president ought to listen for his own good, and that of the states, this election year.

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

YOUR VOICE: ALEX FRONDORF
Same-sex marriages would save money
The same-sex marriage debate, in no short supply of moral, religious and principled arguments, has long been bereft of any empirical evidence. Last week, however, the Congressional Budget Office, at the request of Rep. Steve Chabot of Cincinnati, completed a report titled "The Potential Budgetary Impact of Recognizing Same-Sex Marriages."
How we see it
Winners and losers

EDITORIALS FOR SUNDAY, JUNE 20, 2004
The matchless worth of a father
The war in Iraq has engulfed daily existence, magnifying human actions and emotions and painting life in a series of dramatic images. We have seen sacrifices that inspire us, courage that humbles us, and heroes that seem larger than life.

Resolve Ky. budget questions now
Any attempt to evaluate the record of Kentucky Gov. Ernie Fletcher, as on today's Forum cover, must take into account the elephant in the living room: the state budget. Or rather, the lack of a state budget.

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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