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To those who know refugee women’s conditions well, Sessions’ policy is painfully wrong

“Under US and international law, our country is obligated to provide refuge to women.”

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Can’t children’s care be something we all agree on?

“We must do this not only for the sake of the children, but also for ourselves.”

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As both Quincy resident and Boston service provider, she welcomes bridge to Long Island

“Our communities are strongest when we open our arms to those who need compassion, support, and assistance the most.”

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Charity for poor stands by its works

Food for the Poor is challenging the California attorney general’s action surrounding its accounting.

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Without Conservation Law Foundation fighting, developers would hold sway

“Yes, they play hardball and litigate. But so do developers, and with a lot more resources.”

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Looking to military for lessons on getting along

Readers reflect on an Ideas piece about how the military may help close the divide between red and blue states.

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In the club sandwich, a bitter aftertaste of American elitism

“The club sandwich’s place in the United States should not be boiled down to privileged poolside living.”

Ideas | The Big Tech Issue | Letters

How tech’s tendrils have gotten into readers’ lives

For the Ideas section’s special issue on big tech, readers wrote about the impact of technology on their lives.

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Pride, prejudice — and progress

Progress is cited in the path to equality for the LGBTQ community, but the effort continues.

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A crisis is at hand in soaring rates of suicide

Suicide rates are on the rise both in Massachusetts and across the country.

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Regional transit approach should embrace the whole Commonwealth

“The fates of our residents are intertwined, and few challenges of civic life demonstrate this as clearly as transportation does.”

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MLK memorial has to be tied to action, not just symbolism

“It’s worth noting that King himself eschewed the kind of memorial that would simply recognize his many achievements.”

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Second thoughts about a diplomatic first

In Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, some are wary, others see progress, and still others see folly.

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Realtors question value of mandating home energy audits

“These government ratings would be applied to . . . older existing homes in the state, and possibly stigmatize whole neighborhoods.”

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Trump’s trade war — against newspapers

“He may very well be aware that the tariff will harm newspapers. That may be part of the motivation for it.”

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A tower project looms over Boston’s waterfront

With a state nod, an expanded Harbor Garage advances closer to reality.

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A bit of a reach in looking for portent in Kate Spade’s suicide

“Why is there an entire article about the stresses of women building their own businesses in response to Kate Spade’s suicide?”

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Robocalls are an intolerable abuse of a vital telecom system

“I remember a time when, if the telephone rang, it was someone who knew you.”

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Trump’s wrenching border policy sparks outcry

Liz Goodwin’s portrait of families separated at the border prompted readers to decry the Trump administration’s policy.

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Treating addiction with drugs — a life very much worth living

“He began to weep, and acknowledged how close he has come to never having the feeling of his son hugging his leg.”

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GOP governor, Democrats work together in Mass. — and that’s a bad thing?

“We should celebrate, not criticize, our fortune as a state to have leaders who can work together in a civil and constructive manner.”

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Seeding the ground for STEM students

Mayor Walsh and Vertex CEO Jeffrey Leiden look to our public schools to help fill the growing need for biotech staff.

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Down syndrome kids’ right to life should be unequivocal

“It is disheartening to have an ethicist suggest that destroying a human life is acceptable when a prenatal condition is present.”

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Those who opt against having Down syndrome baby may have own good reasons

“Some terminate a pregnancy because they lack the financial and psychological resources to care for a special-needs child.”

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Moving portrait of a missing person and her family hits home

“It is better to know, and to be able to bury your loved one, than to forever wonder.”