Your Turn: Your Feedback On DOMA Ruling, 3rd BCT & More


The U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the federal Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, which denied benefits to same-sex couples.  The court also cleared the way for gay marriage to resume in California:


It's about time our right to love and spend our lives with who we wish is recognized.

Mark Pultorak
from Facebook

Waving my Gay flag next to my American flag proudly!

Danielle Nelson-Aguirre
from Facebook

When two of the same sex can make a baby, then and only then can they be considered a legally married couple.

Joan Fohr
from email

I don't support the decision at all. Then again, I didn't support DOMA either, because marriage shouldn't have been something that the federal government had its finger in.

Jon Persons
from Facebook

Fort Drum will be losing its 3rd Brigade Combat Team. The net loss could be between 1,500 and 2,000 soldiers:


Leave the military alone. Budgets cuts to our troops, supplies & civilian workers is WRONG!

Larry Brown
from email

Downsizing is a bad sign for all, even those not affiliated with the military.

Vicky Burroughs
from Facebook

Fewer youngsters will get the benefits of Head Start this fall because sequestration has resulted in cuts to the Community Action Planning Council of Jefferson County, the agency that oversees the program:


It's a big mistake.  My child goes to CAPC and he loves it.

Katie Heath
from email

Let's let the kids suffer, but make sure that big corporation gets that tax break they don't need.

Daniel Mount
from Facebook

Meanwhile the government is spending millions of dollars on parties for the IRS and $100 million so the president can take the wife and kids to Africa. 

Fred Morris
from email

Saturday, December 10, 2016
, Watertown, NY

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