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You were conceived by Senator and then-President John F. Kennedy and born on July 30, 1965, when President Lyndon Johnson signed the law after a contentious debate in Congress.
It seems like ancient history now. But it was just 10 years ago that Americans were so opposed to gay marriage that pundits were pointing to ballot initiatives banning same-sex marriage — similar to Proposition 8 in California — as keys to the re-election of President George W.
Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who was recently identified as the person who killed an iconic Zimbabwean lion, is having a rotten week.
Minimum-wage and rent-control proposals are symptoms of a society that waited too long to pay attention to the well-being of people who have less.
In an editorial eight years ago, we asked readers what more could be done to cut down on the number of drownings and water rescues that are needed each summer in Sonoma County. We are still left to wonder.
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