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The Colorado legislature and Governor Ritter have recently passed and put into effect Senate Bill 08-200. This act is intended to promote nondiscrimination against various kinds of people in Colorado, including those marked by disability, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, familial status, national origin, or ancestry. In other words, all people of Colorado are entitled by this law to enter and participate in any “place of public accommodation,” which includes bathhouses, swimming pools, baths, steam or massage parlors and gymnasiums.

This all sounds very good at first, but when one begins to consider having people of various sexual orientations or perceived orientations entering various bath houses and dressing rooms, one begins to wonder about the wisdom and moral stance of our legislators. I, for one, do not look forward in happy expectation to having my wife exposed to biological men in her dressing room, regardless of what their belief is about their own sex.

Readers of this letter should understand that in the Colorado legislature, all but one Democrat voted for this bill and all but one Republican voted against it.

If you are interested in this matter, write to your legislators and tell them what you think about this kind of legislation.

Edward Manring, M.D., M.S.


I am once again delighted to have gained Craig Chisesi’s attention, to have sparked his interest and to have stimulated typical liberal verbal attack.

I am, however, sorry that he “almost choked on his cereal.” Was that Cocoa Pops or Trix?

I never cease to be amazed how liberals not only exaggerate, but also make broad assumptions.

I have never declared nor even implied that I am “for the administration” or, for that matter, “any of the soon-to-be indicted criminals.”

Mr. Chisesi would be better served to address the facts and avoid baseless insinuations.

God Bless America!

Richard Doran


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