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MelThomp commented on Letter: Like a good neighbor

What a great post. So glad to hear a feel good story when we are face so much heaviness these days.

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Citing Michelle Cretella M.D., the Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians is in no way validation of the writers claim. Her inflammatory and biased views have caused many in the field of adolescent healthcare to speak out against her views, noting they are not rooted …

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I was struck by the comment "families are entitled to live in safe environments where they feel secure, and they deserve that we work to ensure that happens." because while I think we can all agree with that statement, the fact is, that it is only true in "some" communities and that is at…

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MelThomp commented on Letter: Who gets to decide?

George Floyd was an innocent victim and was murdered by a police officer, that is fact. Sadly the writer does, what so many in our society do, they try to demonize the victims in order to justify not caring about them or their plight. Did George Floyd have a criminal record? Yes. Was that…

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MelThomp commented on Letter: Vote in person

No American should be asked to risk their health or safety in order to exercise their constitutional right to vote. It used to be that those who were trying to suppress the ability of others to vote, was done insidiously and on the sly. Not any more, its like they are proud to violate the…

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Eleanor, I am so sorry for your experiences and for the fear and anxiety you must be feeling now. Please know there are many in your community who care for you and your family and who also believe Black Lives Matter.

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Sadly distorting, manipulating or omitting facts in order to justify her personal opinions has been a long term pattern for Barb Anderson.

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I could not agree more.

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This is awesome of Health Partners. Young people need and deserve safe spaces to disclose.

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MelThomp commented on Letters to the Editor for Feb. 23

After reading this I’m curious at what point would “an opinion” not be published?

Seriously. This is complete and utter trans phobic bigotry, plain and simple and yet its published under the guise of free expression despite how harmful it may be to the children and parents it attacks a…