Sunday, May 2, 1993

New Braunfels Herald Zeitung

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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 2, 1993, New Braunfels, Texas Opinion Page4A Herald2Wftift0 May Quote of the day Even a liar tells a hundred truths to one lie he has to make the lie good for Henry Ward American Editorials Teen sex AIDS victim talks about the consequences of her actions Sherry Root told members of the Smithson Valley High School student body Thursday about the price she is paying for having sex as a who is dying from warned Smithson Valley students they face the same consequences she is now enduring if they make the choice to have sex as teenagers and pleaded with them to make the smart She told students what it was like to break the news to her parents and about losing her her fiance and her friends over a choice she made as a Root told students about how it feels to awake in the night sweating and knowing that her death means an end to the Smithson Valley school officials are to be commended for providing their students with the opporunity to hear a firsthand account of what AIDS means to the survivors and victims of the In a world where such tragedies become a constant barrage of it is not uncommon for the public to become insensitive to what an issue means to the people Theres a good chance that by the time some of you Ill be she said to the This is what you want to look forward to This is what you want to leave your family We hope theit answer is Local Representatives Austin and Washington Senate Bob 703 Hart Senate Office Washing Phone Phil 370 Russell Senate Office Washing Phone FAX 2022282856 or 9311 San Pedro San Phone House Lamar 2443 Rayburn House Office Wash Phone 2022254236 or 1100 NE Loop Suite San Phone Frank 323 Cannon House Office Wash Phone 2022251640 or 1313 SE Military Dri Suite San Phone State of Texas Ann Box Phone 5124632000 General Dan Box Phone 5124632100 Jeff Box Capitol Phone 5124630126 on state legislation 1250 NE Loop 410 Suite San Phone Attn Cindy Brockwell for assistance with prob lems in Comal County Edmund Box 78768 Phone 5124630602 Seguin Phone 5123798732 New Braunfels HeraldZeitung f and Sullens General DuVall Marketing Dee Crockett Classified Reininger Circulation Ann Avery Pressroom Brandt i j Published on Sunday mornings and weekday mornings Tuesday Uhrough Friday by the New Braunfels 707 Landa J or Drawer New Sec ond class postage paid by the New Braunfels HeraldZeitung in New USPS 377880 j Carrier delivered in Comal and Guadalupe counties three 5 six one Senior Citizen Dis counts by carrier delivery only six one Mail 3 delivery outside County in Texas three six one Mail outside Texas six one Subscribers who have not received a newspaper by Tues day through Friday or by on Sunday may caty 210 626 9144 or 210 6681900 by 7 weekdays or by 11 am on C Postmaster Send address to the New Braunfeli Herald Drawer New Gun control not answer to larger problem The number one female tennis player in the world was stabbed by a man carrying a con cealed quite possibly ending the career of the greatest female tennis player in Chalk another victory up for proponents of concealed so maybe its not fair for me to general ize this latest act of wanton personal terrorism as a negative affect of people carrying con cealed Maybe Im just being a anti gun Fair is but just in lets explore our Communist Strict governmental regulation of the is suance of licenses for concealed Good or bad Random acts of violence facilitated by the availability of concealed Good or bad The POSSIBILITY of an increase in the incidents of vigilantelike Good or bad More deaths of umpires at baseball games because of blown Good or bad I have to if I had been armed the night the San Antonio Spurs creatively outscored the Houston I might have been tempted to open But thats just Gary Carroll did I say that Maybe the proposed concealed carry legis lation is just when Big Brother delves deep enough into the personal background and mental boundaries of those lawabiding cit izens applying for there will be some thing gained in this governmental Maybe our beloved guardian government should take more time in issuing drivers licens People kill people with cars you Kind of hard to conceal cars And what about chewing gum People choke to death on chewing The government needs to take a more proac tive posture to prevent such needless fatalities by obviously preventable Gum regu automobile rope open bodies of water These an all areas the government should be Who cares about guns and knives anymore Lets save a few Government That is what we Look what it did for the Soviet it worked well huh Im not against the right to bear Quite the Im a big fan of the First Fm just against If s plain that concealed weapons are dan Why do you think the government wants to regulate them Why should administrative beancounting costs be spent filing doing back ground checks and issuing licenses when they could be channeled into anticrime efforts Concealed weapons are only a symptom of a much larger And by letting people carry concealed weapons were cutting off our noses to spite our Get well Gary Caroll is a reporter for the New Braunfels Homosexuality concerns misinterpreted Those of us who are Christians are com pelled to love homosexuals while standing firm against the homosexual as we attempt to love those who deserve our some misinterpret our I am convinced that homosexuality is an illness that increases mortality and unhap I have tremendous empathy for homosexu als and because I care for I would like to see them get treatment for their If homosexuals would have the courage to change their they would have a more abundant The American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association dis agree with my I humbly contend these organizations are incorrect one small town psychiatrist against organizations representing over These in my have bowed to political pressure and are failing to take into account anthropological studies and psychosocial development when they pro nounce homosexuality because homosexuals have an ill we must have compassion for We cannot condemn John Igram Walker We inform them there is hope for their a very small group of homo sexuals also have a secondary In addition to the they have a character they refuse to accept responsibility for their they blame other people for their problems and they protest Character disordered homosexuals have a strategy for making homosexuality accept able in our Here is their plan as published in the homo sexual from November 1987 Desensitize the public to the view of homo sexuality by gradually making people indif ferent to the homosexual Portray homosexuals as victims in need of Use antidiscrimination as a theme com pare homosexuals to the black Show ranting homophobes on television and make the public believe the only people against homosexuality are Klu Klux Klan Downplay the imagery of homosexual activities and reduce gay rights to abstract political More frightening is a editorial in the 15 edition of Gay Community News that We shall sodomize your sons we shall seduce them in your in your in your The remainder of the editorial is unfit for a family Now please these articles quoted above represent the character of a disordered These sad people are interfering with the vast majority of homosexuals who could be treated and Those of us who love must continue to demonstrate our concern for homosexuals by encouraging them to get help for their ill John Ingram Walker maintains a private psychiatric practice in New Braunfels and con ducts Today in History Associated Press Today is May the 122nd day of There are 243 days left in the Todays Highlight in History On May Confederate Thomas Stonewall Jack son was accidentally wounded by his own men during the battle of he died eight days On this date In artist Leonardo da Vin ci died at In the Hudson Bay Com pany was chartered by Englands King Charles In Good Housekeeping magazine was first published by Clark Bryan in In the Oklahoma Terri tory was In Jack Bennys first radio show made its debut on the NBC Blue In Peter and the by Sergei had its world premiere in In the Soviet Union announced the fall of and the Allies announced the surren der of Nazi troops in Italy and parts of In Senator Joseph the controversial Republican senator from Wiscon died at Bethesda Navel Hos pital in In convicted sex offender Caryl who had become a bestselling author while on death was executed at San Quentin Prison in In the Early Bird satel lite was used to transmit televi sion pictures across the In after serving 48 years as head of the FBI under eight J Edgar Hoover died in Washington at age In former Vice President Spiro Agnew was disbarred by the Maryland of preventing him from practicing law in the United Ten years ago Fortyseven peo ple were injured when a 28second earthquake measuring on the Richter scale struck causing damage estimat ed at Five years ago Cincinnati Reds baseball manager Pete Rose was suspended for 30 days by Nation al League President Bartlett two days after Rose shoved an umpire during a game won by the New York One year ago Los Angeles began to recover from rioting that had erupted in the wake of the taped beating acquittals about National Guard troops patrolled the city while oth stood