VACCINE JUSTICE

Written by Dr. Mary Theresa (Terry) Webb, West Lampeter. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on June 21, 2021 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor.  Now that we, Americans, have a surplus of vaccines and monetary incentives allure the vaccineContinue reading “VACCINE JUSTICE”

A Moral Failure

Written by Eric Kearsely, Willow Street. This piece was first published here, the LancasterSpeaksUp.com blog, on February 11, 2021 with permission from the author. It has been submitted to LancasterOnline/LNP for consideration as a Letter to the Editor.  NOTE: Update from the author added on February 16, 2021. Vaccines are being distributed throughout the countyContinue reading “A Moral Failure”

COVID-19 Testing in Lancaster County

Written by Eric Kearsley, Willow Street. This piece was first published on June 8, 2020 in LNP/Lancaster Online. Reprinted here with permission from the author. Last week the politically polarized Lancaster County Commissioners came together and unanimously approved a plan to use some of the funds provided by the CARES Act passed by Congress toContinue reading “COVID-19 Testing in Lancaster County”

You Forgot the Guys

Written by Rebecca Branle, Ephrata Township. This piece was first published on Oct 12, 2020 on Rebecca’s blog, basicallybeckyblogs. Reprinted here with permission from the author. If we just got rid of men, we could eliminate abortion. Sounds crazy, right? But it’s true. Men are a part of this equation, yet when so many pro-lifeContinue reading “You Forgot the Guys”

What The Bible Says About Abortion

Written by Dr. Mary Theresa (Terry) Webb, West Lampeter. This article was first published on November 1, 2020 on the Lancaster SPEAKS Up Blog. Many voters have a single mindset when it comes to the issue of abortion.  As a Christian, I oppose abortion. During my first pregnancy, I contracted measles from 4th grade studentsContinue reading “What The Bible Says About Abortion”

The Death of Ricardo Muñoz is Not a Partisan Issue

Written by Eric Kearsley, Willow Street. This LTE was first published on September 17, 2020 in LNP/LancasterOnline. Reprinted here with permission from the author. The circumstances surrounding the death of Ricardo Muñoz continue to emerge, but the following seems to be clear:  Ricardo Muñoz’s mental health problems were well known to his family and theContinue reading “The Death of Ricardo Muñoz is Not a Partisan Issue”

Friends, That’s Not Jesus You’re Worshipping. That’s Donald Trump.

Written by Rebecca Branle, Ephrata Township. This piece was first published on Sept. 30, 2020 on Rebecca’s blog, basicallybeckyblogs. Reprinted here with permission from the author. I’m tired. But I want to be kind and I want to leave the door open, with a welcome mat, and I want to remind you that you canContinue reading “Friends, That’s Not Jesus You’re Worshipping. That’s Donald Trump.”