Posts Tagged ‘rights’

Smoking Mad About the Neighbors

Written by Christopher Moore on . Posted in Editorial, News Our Town Downtown, Opinion and Column, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Bloomberg takes his anti-cigarette campaign right into your co-op Their selfishness literally seeps through the vents into our apartments. Oh, sure, I believe people have a legal right to smoke in their homes—if they keep their smoke within the confines of their apartments. That rarely happens. So let’s think about a great big new in-the-apartment [&hellip
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NADLER PUSHES REPEAL OF ANTI-GAY RIGHTS LAW

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

Rep. Jerrold Nadler is taking the lead with two Democratic colleagues to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act, signed into law during the Clinton Administration. The law bans the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriages, which denies couples certain protections and benefits. With the proliferation of same-sex marriage in some states since the law was [&hellip
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