Parting Shots

Of, By and For the People, Not the Corporations

by Staff

We note the difficult task the justices are asked to perform because, of course, we feel the need to raise questions about some of their recent choices.

When a case lands in the U.S. Supreme Court, it’s rarely as simple as, say, enforcing a claim to freedom of speech under the First Amendment, or a claim to access to firearms under the Second.



Sexual Assault Is Too Often Treated Like No Big Deal

by Staff

“Analysts say crimes against women are on the rise as more young women leave their homes to join the work force in India’s booming economy, even as deep-rooted social attitudes that women are inferior remain unchanged. Many families look down on women, viewing the girl child as a burden that forces them to pay a huge dowry to marry her off.” – Associated Press

Oh, we Americans were so smug.



Should There Be a Law?

by Staff

(Parting Shot) A law against leaving kids alone in cars

Every year, an average of 38 children across the country die of heat stroke — hyperthermia — after being left in a hot car, according to KidsAndCars.org, a nonprofit safety organization. This year, there have been eight such deaths nationwide. In Herkimer County, a 15-month-old girl died June 4 in a car in a driveway after her father apparently forgot about her and took a different vehicle to work.



An Activist with a Sense of Fun

Karen DeCrow (1937 – 2014)

Karen DeCrow got the vision early. As a pioneer, the only woman in her class at Syracuse University Law School, she sensed the immensity of the struggle and learned how the battle must be waged.



If Rights are Sacrificed, Security Isn’t Worth the Cost

by Staff

Are Amercians abandoning their most cherished values?

Every week in this space, the Syracuse New Times will give you a piece of our mind. For what it’s worth.



Missing in Action on the Campaign Trail

by Staff

(Parting Shots) Maffei should have been there

Every week in this space, the Syracuse New Times will give you a piece of our mind. For what it’s worth.



Summertime, and the Drivin’ Ain’t Easy

by Staff

(Parting Shots) Summer road construction disrupts traffic

Every week in this space, the Syracuse New Times will give you a piece of our mind. For what it’s worth.



A NEW WEEK: BACK TO A CALL FOR TOLERANCE

by Staff

(Parting Shots) They’re right when they said it’s time to change.

Every week in this space, the Syracuse New Times will give you a piece of our mind. For what it’s worth.



SOMETIMES, TOLERANCE IS INAPPROPRIATE

by Staff

(Parting Shots)

Every week in this space, the Syracuse New Times will give you a piece of our mind. For what it’s worth.



Black is the New Orange

by Staff

New uniforms for the SU football team

Every week in this space, the Syracuse New Times will give you a piece of our mind. For what it’s worth.