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How 18th Century Quakers led a sugar boycott to protest slavery | Opinion

By: - February 3, 2022

In the 1780s, British and American Quakers launched an extensive and unprecedented propaganda campaign against slavery and slave-labor products.


Pa. has made strides, but Wolf’s successor must continue criminal justice reform | Capital-Star Letters

By: - August 20, 2021

We are organizations involved in reducing the harm and footprint of incarceration and criminalization in Pennsylvania. The next governor of Pennsylvania will oversee an office that has broad powers over the Commonwealth’s criminal legal system. He or she will have substantial influence over Pennsylvania’s budget and legislation, including a veto power, and could grant clemency […]


I’m a lifelong Pa. Republican. Trump needs to accept that he lost | Capital-Star Letters

By: - December 3, 2020

As a lifelong Republican, I’m for the rule of law — not rule by lawsuits.


Lawmakers need to uphold Wolf’s veto of Big Oil giveaway bill | Capital-Star Letters

By: - May 5, 2020

Now is the time to invest in cleaner, renewable energy, not a dying industry. Our representatives and senators should uphold Gov. Tom Wolf's veto.


Suspending EPA regs during pandemic is a dirty precedent | Capital-Star Letters

By: - May 5, 2020

The current administration places big business and the petrochemical industry over the health and safety of citizens and the environment.


Pa. House needs to pass bill sending mail-in ballots to all voters | Capital-Star Letters

By: - April 2, 2020

Let us ensure that we still have a robust, competitive, and “well-attended” primary this year by passing HB 2367.


Feb. 22 is Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day | Capital-Star letters

By: - February 14, 2020

Get yourself checked or encourage a loved one to get their heart checked. It could save a life. 


Is a job more important than preserving the Earth? | Capital-Star Letters

By: - January 18, 2020

There is no need to even put more power in the hands of greedy, money-hungry companies that contribute harmful results to our planet.