Editorials

Editorials

States can’t block right to abortion

A woman has the right to determine when and whether she will bear a child. That right – first established by the U.S. Supreme Court in Roe v. Wade in 1973 – was reaffirmed on Monday when the court struck down a law that placed obstacles in front of Texas women who wanted to get an abortion.

Editorials

Do we need another shock like Brexit?

It was interesting that the first press release The Bee’s editorial page staff has received from the Trump campaign arrived Friday afternoon. In it, The Donald was crowing about how “UK voters shocked the world” with their decision to exit the European Union.

Videos

Battalion chief gets bone marrow transplant

Stanislaus Consolidated Fire Battalion Chief Kevin wise discusses battling leukemia and the bone marrow transplant he received in January (Erin Tracy/etracy@modber.com)
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Battalion chief gets bone marrow transplant

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