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WarCry - QND Football fills scheduling vacancy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Just wondering, but why do you think this sounds like a bad idea? The kids get to play football, they might get a little more exposure as players than they would just sticking around here. I mean, travel does always have some risk, but that's applicable whether it's a school trip or a family vacation. I guess I just don't see why this is worse than, say, traveling to Chicago or something.
migraine_in_qcy - Abandoned baby calls to mind Safe Haven laws - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Sorry, but I'm not as forgiving as you are. You say "it's not like they want their baby dead". What do you think dropping a baby into a dumpster is intended to accomplish? They wanted that baby dead, no doubt about. Oh, and as for your other statement, "I can't imagine any mother would choose to let their child die if they had the other clear option". Babies are killed in the name of…
Loverofblues - QND Football fills scheduling vacancy - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Seems maybe a little over the top. Even if boosters pick up the tab. Might even help a few students with tuition.
CoolEdge - Abandoned baby calls to mind Safe Haven laws - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
There is that "mass of cells" crowd that would allow even late term abortion. But someone that has carried to term and delivered almost certainly doesn't realize they could save the child and not be condemned or jailed. They are just ignorant and/or desperate. I guess they delivered outside a hospital? That is certainly trauma now, despite our grandparents doing it routinely. While the law…
Stupid_Dems - Quincy Park Board to interview executive director finalists - Quincy, IL News - QuincyJournal.com
Wouldn't that be wonderful?

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Bill allows schools to opt out as polling place

7 months ago from The Associated Press

The bill would let school boards determine if schools could be safely opened to voters

A new bill placed before the Illinois Legislature would let schools opt out of serving as polling places.

State Rep. Jack Franks of Marengo filed the legislation with the support of Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka.

Topinka calls the bill "common-sense legislation" that puts kids first, adding government buildings, churches or other options should be used as polling places.

The bill would let school boards determine if schools could be safely opened to voters. School boards would determine if they could enforce normal safety protocol on Election Day. School board officials would then file a written notice with local election officers if they couldn't.

Franks says allowing voters in schools is an unnecessary risk. He says "protecting children from harm is the most fundamental and basic duty of any government."


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