EDITORIALS FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 5, 2004
U.N. must keep pressure on Sudan
The United Nations must continue to pressure the Sudanese government and make sure it ends the genocide that has thrown the country in chaos.
Gaps in police training evident
Cincinnati's independent police oversight board has correctly called for severe discipline against officers in the Nathaniel Jones death-in-custody case, and made painfully clear that city officers still need special training.
Suit against Bengals drags out old issues
There is an old saying that you don't go forward with your head pointed backward. That saying is never more true than today with the wasteful lawsuits being brought by Hamilton County.
Cincinnati is still moving forward
Charlie Luken: The question I am asked most often this week: "What are you going to do next?"

OTHER OPINIONS
Letters to the editor
Mismanagement, not seating, caused deaths.

YOUR VOICE: CHRISTINE WILLIAMS
Drivers, bicyclists have much to learn
Motorist harassment of cyclists is a huge problem in Cincinnati. Incidents go way beyond yelling and blowing the horn. Motorists have been known to throw objects at and/or try to hit or grab cyclists, as well as drive too close and fast, creating a true safety issue for commuters on bikes. The answer for such ignorance is education.
What you say: School levy votes
School levies failed in eight Greater Cincinnati districts and passed in two on Tuesday. Across Ohio, three-fourths of 103 school issues failed. Below are some of our readers' opinions.

SUNDAY FORUM
National Underground Freedom Center
The Freedom Center isn't just about exhibits, but about creating a safe place to extend and deepen the local and national dialogue on crucial issues
More than a museum
A grand, bold vision for change
Challenging the barriers to freedom
'Candle in the window' marks a safe house
Other dialogue centers
Special section: Tour the Freedom Center


Hot Corner: Nipping at heels of newsmakers
Oh, Martha, we don't think so.
More letters: Obama shines as Democrats' star
Trail Mix: Notes on political campaigns

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.

SOUND OFF
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