Letter: Public Charge rule will hurt children and families

To The Editor This month, there has been a new policy proposed from the White House, laying out potential revisions to the existing Public Charge law to impact existing and new lawful permanent residents of the United States.  The longstanding Public Charge rule has existed for more than 100 years, and was intended to demonstrate that non–U.S. citizens who are seeking to enter the U.S. or to...

KCSD Board defends actions in response to Latino concerns

By Eliza Mohler, Staff Writer, The Times Rosendo Villafuerte-Vega and Maja Murphy address the school board about issues affecting Latino immigrant students and their families. KENNETT SQUARE – On Monday night, members of the Latino community asked the Kennett Consolidated School District Board of Education to consider implementing additional measures to address the issues of racism and immigrant...

Hatred can’t be justified by faith

It was wrong to use the word of God to discriminate 160 years ago, and it’s wrong now By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times We live in an increasingly extreme world. The Internet, for all of it’s blessings, tends to confirm the fictional, outlandish and wacky as truths, when anything like a careful analysis of facts would shred them into little more than a cloud of dust. One day, you may hear...

What would MLK think of Knecht’s comments?

Discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation is never right By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. As we approach the weekend of celebration of the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we will undoubtedly hear the inspiring quotes of his famous 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech. Even now, more than five decades later, the word resonate — I get a little chill...