EDITORIALS FOR TUESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 2004
Develop a stable vaccine supply
Chiron Corp., one of only two suppliers of flu vaccine to the U.S. market, gave notice on Oct. 5 that Britain had suspended its license because of bacterial contamination at its Liverpool plant. About half of the U.S. 2004-2005 supply abruptly went away. The remaining supply - about 55 million shots made by Aventis Pasteur US - is being rationed.

Reject Ky. marriage amendment
Kentucky should reject a constitutional amendment that defines marriage as between one man and one woman, and denies legal status for unions between unmarried people. Like Ohio's Issue 1, which we also oppose, such an amendment could inhibit the state's ability to draw new business and affect employee benefits. What's more, it's just not necessary.

OTHER OPINIONS
Letters to the editor
Bunning article insulted senator
YOUR VOICE: PAUL SZYDLOWSKI
We're doing better than polls show
Economists expressed surprise last week when the University of Michigan consumer confidence index fell in September despite strong economic performance. How strong? Very.

SUNDAY FORUM: HEALTHY CHILDREN, HEALTHY FUTURE
Best advice for kids: Move, move, move
Faced with exploding rates of childhood diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity, American parents have been quick to blame the fat-filled, sugar-laced foods that dominated children's diet. It turns out we were only partly right.


Winning the battle for fit kids
In some ways, the health crisis facing our children is unfolding right before our eyes. Everywhere we turn, our world seems to abound in overweight children. On TV, advertisers are determined to get our kids to eat more, and more indiscriminately.
Time to 'run outside and play'
No room in schedule for exercise
Health concern led to quest for fitness
Fitness bits What you can do now

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
How to contact your congressman
E-mail and Web page links, phone numbers and addresses for Tristate representatives.