<![CDATA[Mary Sanchez | The Kansas City Star & KansasCity.com]]> http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/ The Kansas City Star newspaper and KansasCity.com in Kansas City, MO bring you Mary Sanchez. en-us Copyright 2014 The Kansas City Star Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:29 CDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:06:29 CDT Mary Sanchez 60 We must address racial disparity in police shootings http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2950285.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 14:10:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2950285.html Trial showed that Kansas City diocese hasn’t learned enough from its past http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2925416.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 16 Oct 2014 21:11:50 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2925416.html As Vatican revisits its stance toward gays, a KC lesbian is left in the cold http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2761852.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 14 Oct 2014 17:54:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2761852.html Lynda Callon, a force on Kansas City’s West Side, dies http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2695554.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:46:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2695554.html With gun in the mix, mental illness turns to tragedy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2644190.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:09:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2644190.html Time for Kansas to move past same-sex marriage hang-ups http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2644442.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:23:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2644442.html Ferguson sees lots of protesters but few new voters http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2564563.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 07 Oct 2014 18:25:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2564563.html Cultural problems at Secret Service run deep http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2489263.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:16:55 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2489263.html Avoiding Ferguson-like problems means bonding police with KC community http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2488565.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 02 Oct 2014 20:01:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2488565.html Mary Sanchez: KC Diocese trial extends culture of silence about abuse http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2363301.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:50:57 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2363301.html NFL needs to consult black women to get abuse policy right http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2249809.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:14:38 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2249809.html Diocese abuse trial could turn on a damaged witness http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2249417.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 18:49:34 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2249417.html Attack ads miss the point about U.S. Senate candidate Greg Orman http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2220745.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 19:02:08 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2220745.html NFL must play lead role to end the abuse of women http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2158630.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:18:31 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2158630.html The ill effects of politics on health care http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2156889.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 17:32:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2156889.html Independence stun gun case shows the need for more statistics on police behavior http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2132021.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:16:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2132021.html Sleeper in Kansas might upset Senate election calculus http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2071573.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:21:43 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2071573.html Gov. Sam Brownback is playing politics with rural schools in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2071478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:18:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2071478.html Greg Orman looks for a businesslike, not partisan, approach to the U.S. Senate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2046461.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 09 Sep 2014 19:56:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article2046461.html To bolster the American family, we need to get a grip on what it is http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1522201.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:12:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1522201.html Kansas City killings tempt vengeance http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1518687.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 04 Sep 2014 17:57:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1518687.html White supremacist just the latest added to geriatric prison load in Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1372505.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:13:39 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1372505.html International officer corps from Leavenworth gives Kansas City a world view http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1321338.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:08:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1321338.html Anita Hill’s saga on sexual harassment, unfortunately, continues to resonate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1320918.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:02:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1320918.html Better training helps police when 911 involves mental health http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1304708.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:00:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1304708.html Ferguson reveals that police and their communities need reality checks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1283186.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 23 Aug 2014 19:48:46 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1283186.html Ferguson reveals that police and their communities need reality checks http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1272598.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 18:57:15 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1272598.html Local prosecutor should let others pursue the Ferguson case http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1272015.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:17:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1272015.html Open seat in Wyandotte County means a lack of representation http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1259188.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:52:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1259188.html Is police brutality on the rise? We need data http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1225990.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 19:08:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1225990.html Kansas City chose community over chaos http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1224478.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:35:48 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1224478.html In the Ferguson police shooting, hashtags shouldn’t preclude evidence http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1207610.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:00:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1207610.html Runaway children, regardless of custody, shouldn’t be overlooked http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1168944.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:25:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1168944.html Lives, dreams on the line as Congress dithers over immigration http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1161572.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 06 Aug 2014 19:02:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1161572.html Trial of the Rev. Stan Archie reveals an enigma http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1102430.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:00:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article1102430.html Campuses need a push to confront sexual assault http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article843426.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:08:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article843426.html Loose gun laws arm bad guys as well as good guys http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article843448.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:20:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article843448.html KCI valet promises are greeted with doubt and worry http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article828637.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:02:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article828637.html Children at the border: An old story repeats itself http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article814225.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 17:33:37 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article814225.html Border obsession overlooks the promise of trade with Mexico http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article802891.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:23:16 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article802891.html Diocese case is for the children http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article792233.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:30:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article792233.html KC Southern caught in migration debate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article771398.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 20:16:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article771398.html Let’s treat gun safety as a public health issue http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article760335.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:27:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article760335.html Moderates and common sense for Kansas http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article743832.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:19:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article743832.html Bright Futures Fund needs help to keep putting children through Catholic school http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article722311.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 18:00:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article722311.html Don’t politicize the plight of the kids at the border http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article715218.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:34:01 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article715218.html Kansas gun law deserves a challenge http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article700660.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:08:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article700660.html Beware of colleges that are better at check cashing than job training http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article678626.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 06 Jul 2014 15:58:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article678626.html Jennifer Lopez produces All-American immigrant soccer story with ‘Los Jets’ http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article672547.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 04 Jul 2014 13:31:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article672547.html Grief for a suffering soldier killed in a standoff with Kansas City police http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article665471.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 18:53:13 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article665471.html Church needed $1.1 million penalty as reminder of its obligations to children http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article657368.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 15:26:59 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article657368.html Neighbors did the right thing to help police make quick arrest http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article643928.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 19:11:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article643928.html New role for Geena Davis: Getting Hollywood to fairly portray girls http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article635661.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 15:15:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article635661.html Prosecutors were on solid ground for deal with F. Glenn Miller Jr. http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article620058.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:00:53 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article620058.html Jackson County candidate Sherwood Smith has plans to empower women http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article598401.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 19:02:32 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article598401.html For sports teams, there is life after dropping offensive mascots http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article585158.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 19 Jun 2014 20:25:29 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article585158.html Registering to vote shouldn’t be difficult http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article579415/Registering-to-vote-shouldn’t-be-difficult.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:38:52 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article579415/Registering-to-vote-shouldn’t-be-difficult.html Justice for Native Americans rests in restoring relationship with the land, not reparations http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article558283/Justice-for-Native-Americans-rests-in-restoring-relationship-with-the-land-not-reparations.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 21:39:27 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article558283/Justice-for-Native-Americans-rests-in-restoring-relationship-with-the-land-not-reparations.html Humanitarian crisis at border defies right’s platitudes about immigration http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article547777/Humanitarian-crisis-at-border-defies-right’s-platitudes-about-immigration.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:22:42 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article547777/Humanitarian-crisis-at-border-defies-right’s-platitudes-about-immigration.html Jails rightly turn away from bad policy on immigration http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article529324/Jails-rightly-turn-away-from-bad-policy-on-immigration.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 18:44:45 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article529324/Jails-rightly-turn-away-from-bad-policy-on-immigration.html Kansas City takes on dearth of women in politics with board appointment http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article504712/Kansas-City-takes-on-dearth-of-women-in-politics-with-board-appointment.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 18:30:00 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article504712/Kansas-City-takes-on-dearth-of-women-in-politics-with-board-appointment.html Mental illness and guns become national epidemic http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article452864/Mental-illness-and-guns-become-national-epidemic.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 15:03:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article452864/Mental-illness-and-guns-become-national-epidemic.html Are Hispanics in danger of becoming white? http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article418059/Are-Hispanics-in-danger-of-becoming-white.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 27 May 2014 13:49:49 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/article418059/Are-Hispanics-in-danger-of-becoming-white.html One of our oldest veterans remembers the meaning of Memorial Day http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article411370/One-of-our-oldest-veterans-remembers-the-meaning-of-Memorial-Day.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 25 May 2014 19:12:40 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article411370/One-of-our-oldest-veterans-remembers-the-meaning-of-Memorial-Day.html http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article394152/.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 19:18:44 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article394152/.html Kansans have rare moderate Republican in secretary of state hopeful Scott Morgan http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article393692/Kansans-have-rare-moderate-Republican-in-secretary-of-state-hopeful-Scott-Morgan.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 21 May 2014 17:28:23 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article393692/Kansans-have-rare-moderate-Republican-in-secretary-of-state-hopeful-Scott-Morgan.html Time to get serious about sexual assault on campus http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article375825/Time-to-get-serious-about-sexual-assault-on-campus.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:06:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article375825/Time-to-get-serious-about-sexual-assault-on-campus.html http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article375824/.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Mon, 19 May 2014 21:06:17 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article375824/.html Ad Hoc Group Against Crime needs someone to carry on Alvin Brooks’ work http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article366151/Ad-Hoc-Group-Against-Crime-needs-someone-to-carry-on-Alvin-Brooks’-work.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 18 May 2014 18:23:19 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article366151/Ad-Hoc-Group-Against-Crime-needs-someone-to-carry-on-Alvin-Brooks’-work.html Catholic Church forces woman to leave job after gay marriage is revealed http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article358837/Catholic-Church-forces-woman-to-leave-job-after-gay-marriage-is-revealed.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 14 May 2014 17:06:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article358837/Catholic-Church-forces-woman-to-leave-job-after-gay-marriage-is-revealed.html Neglected and abused children deserve more than a cot at the sheriff’s office http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article355703/Neglected-and-abused-children-deserve-more-than-a-cot-at-the-sheriff’s-office.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 11 May 2014 18:56:56 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article355703/Neglected-and-abused-children-deserve-more-than-a-cot-at-the-sheriff’s-office.html What we can do for the kidnapped Nigerian girls http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article354118/What-we-can-do-for-the-kidnapped-Nigerian-girls.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 09 May 2014 15:17:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article354118/What-we-can-do-for-the-kidnapped-Nigerian-girls.html KC could show nation how to make public housing smoke-free 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http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article348644/Botched-execution-should-be-death-knell-of-capital-punishment.html Lifting Missouri’s lifetime food stamp ban for some drug offenders is just common sense http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article347901/Lifting-Missouri’s-lifetime-food-stamp-ban-for-some-drug-offenders-is-just-common-sense.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 15:41:30 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article347901/Lifting-Missouri’s-lifetime-food-stamp-ban-for-some-drug-offenders-is-just-common-sense.html Police focus on Plaza might feel like harassment, but it’s for the kids’ own good http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article347285/Police-focus-on-Plaza-might-feel-like-harassment-but-it’s-for-the-kids’-own-good.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 27 Apr 2014 19:23:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article347285/Police-focus-on-Plaza-might-feel-like-harassment-but-it’s-for-the-kids’-own-good.html Affirmative action finds brave defense in Sonia Sotomayor’s dissent http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article346930/Affirmative-action-finds-brave-defense-in-Sonia-Sotomayor’s-dissent.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 14:48:58 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article346930/Affirmative-action-finds-brave-defense-in-Sonia-Sotomayor’s-dissent.html People stand ready to remake the spirit of JJ’s in a new location http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article346559/People-stand-ready-to-remake-the-spirit-of-JJ’s-in-a-new-location.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 16:06:22 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article346559/People-stand-ready-to-remake-the-spirit-of-JJ’s-in-a-new-location.html The Rev. Jeremiah Wright Jr.’s visit to Kansas City aims to spotlight policy and debate http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article345951/The-Rev.-Jeremiah-Wright-Jr.’s-visit-to-Kansas-City-aims-to-spotlight-policy-and-debate.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 20 Apr 2014 15:36:10 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article345951/The-Rev.-Jeremiah-Wright-Jr.’s-visit-to-Kansas-City-aims-to-spotlight-policy-and-debate.html No gap in Kansas law on hate crimes http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article345337/No-gap-in-Kansas-law-on-hate-crimes.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 17:10:33 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article345337/No-gap-in-Kansas-law-on-hate-crimes.html Jewish community shootings show that terrorism aimed at one group attacks all of us http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article345004/Jewish-community-shootings-show-that-terrorism-aimed-at-one-group-attacks-all-of-us.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 21:59:35 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article345004/Jewish-community-shootings-show-that-terrorism-aimed-at-one-group-attacks-all-of-us.html Military chief’s plea: Put returning soldiers to work http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article344844/Military-chief’s-plea-Put-returning-soldiers-to-work.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:39:41 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article344844/Military-chief’s-plea-Put-returning-soldiers-to-work.html Taunts from anonymous tormentors leave a family with few options 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http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article344262/Home-from-war-our-soldiers-continue-to-die.html Deep study of sprawl holds lessons for Kansas City and suburbs http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article344108/Deep-study-of-sprawl-holds-lessons-for-Kansas-City-and-suburbs.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 15:47:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article344108/Deep-study-of-sprawl-holds-lessons-for-Kansas-City-and-suburbs.html Diocese’s quick response to teachers’ suspicious behavior builds trust http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article343689/Diocese’s-quick-response-to-teachers’-suspicious-behavior-builds-trust.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 30 Mar 2014 19:43:09 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article343689/Diocese’s-quick-response-to-teachers’-suspicious-behavior-builds-trust.html Better gun laws needed to protect the mentally ill — and the rest of us http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article343602/Better-gun-laws-needed-to-protect-the-mentally-ill-—-and-the-rest-of-us.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:42:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article343602/Better-gun-laws-needed-to-protect-the-mentally-ill-—-and-the-rest-of-us.html Mayor Sly James seeks to empower women at City Hall http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article343412/Mayor-Sly-James-seeks-to-empower-women-at-City-Hall.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:24:06 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article343412/Mayor-Sly-James-seeks-to-empower-women-at-City-Hall.html Special courts could be key in fighting street gun culture 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Continue »]]> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 17:15:36 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article342795/If-you-set-out-to-attract-a-crowd-be-ready-to-deal-with-the-bad-element.html Recasting vacant lots as assets, not blight can turn Kansas City’s problem into opportunity http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article342486/Recasting-vacant-lots-as-assets-not-blight-can-turn-Kansas-City’s-problem-into-opportunity.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:00:12 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article342486/Recasting-vacant-lots-as-assets-not-blight-can-turn-Kansas-City’s-problem-into-opportunity.html Congress hard at work on absolutely nothing http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article342321/Congress-hard-at-work-on-absolutely-nothing.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:26:03 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article342321/Congress-hard-at-work-on-absolutely-nothing.html ‘Intrusive’ survey actually helps countless Americans http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article342110/‘Intrusive’-survey-actually-helps-countless-Americans.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 18:27:28 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article342110/‘Intrusive’-survey-actually-helps-countless-Americans.html Obama and Republicans share blame on immigration policy http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article341769/Obama-and-Republicans-share-blame-on-immigration-policy.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sun, 09 Mar 2014 15:18:25 CDT http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article341769/Obama-and-Republicans-share-blame-on-immigration-policy.html Changes to SAT will even out the playing field 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Put it in writing http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article341190/Kansas-legislators-didn’t-mean-to-discriminate-against-gay-people-Put-it-in-writing.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 15:52:45 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article341190/Kansas-legislators-didn’t-mean-to-discriminate-against-gay-people-Put-it-in-writing.html Bishop Raymond Boland finishes immigrant experience with journey home http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article340740/Bishop-Raymond-Boland-finishes-immigrant-experience-with-journey-home.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Sat, 01 Mar 2014 12:47:39 CST http://www.kansascity.com/opinion/opn-columns-blogs/mary-sanchez/article340740/Bishop-Raymond-Boland-finishes-immigrant-experience-with-journey-home.html