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7 I!!; Thursday, eel 28, 2004 -- The Gienville Use your Community Showcase -- It's truly a Gilmer County community center. It's located in downtown Glenville between the bank & PO. _ _ _ II George W. Bush Dcmocrat~athfinder --- Page 7A ently OILS, t the lure ITs t the I his the ',ton 1.113. 9all 1 of ;is- rob tral :ily za. :ta, ~e :) .y ,l's ~ct 5, ',D '2. t i ’ o. C DRAWS LARGE CROWD -- This first Regional Community & Economic Development Summit drew over 150 people who enjoyed a good meal and many thought-provoking speeches about advancing central West Virginia's communities. The successful conclave was jointly sponsored by Ritchie's EDA and Family Resource Network (FRN). In fact, next year Gilmer County's FRN will be one of the sponsoring organizations for the second one here in Glenville. There are three things I always for get. Names, faces---the third 'Friends of Blackwater i remember. --Italo Svevo Canyon' challenge Governor Bob Wise Friends of Blackwater Canyon launched a targeted statewide media campaign directed at convincing Gov- ernor Bob Wise to take positive ac- tion on preserving Blackwater Can- yon. "Governor Wise singled out Blackwater Canyon as a unique place worthy of protection in one of his first State of the S tale addresses. The Can- yon was nominated by more West VirginiaEs than any other place in the state through Governor Wise's own 'special places' initiativer Likewise, the Canyon received more votes for support of national park status in a poll conducted by National Geo- graphic magazine than any other lo- cation in the county. Now Governor Wise has the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy for our state and for his administration by taking concrete ac- tion to preserve Blackwater Canyon," said Judy Rudd, Executive Director of Friends of Blackwater Canyon. Friends of Blackwater has 8,400 supporters nationwide. With offices in Thomas and Charleston, the orga- nization employs five people. For in- formation about additional campaigns to educate the public on the unique- ness and natural wonders of the Blackwater Canyon, and to advocate its protection and public ownership, call, 1-877-WVA-LAND or visit www.saveblack, org. NOVEMBER 2, 2004- GENERAL ELECTION POLLING PLACE DESIGNATION Center District Precinct No. 1 - Nomantown Normantown Elementary School- Red Building Precinct No. 5 - Cedarville Firehouse-Cedarville Precinct No. 6- Shock Rosedale Alliance Church Building City District Precinct No. 16- High School Gilmer County High School-Commons Area Precinct No. 20- Courthouse County Commission Office-Courthouse Precinct Precinct Precinct Precinct No. 12 - Third Run No. 13 - Tanner No. 27 - Troy No. 31 - Cox's Mills DeKalb-Troy District Kanawha Drive Community Building-Route 5, West Tanner K of P Harmony Lodge #68-Former Stump Funeral Chapel Troy Elementm] School-Main Bldg.-Bottom Roor- Back Entrance Cox's Mills Community Building Glenville District Precinct No. 17 - Sand Fork Sand Fork Elementary School-Cafeteria Precinct No. 18 - Stouts Mills Trio Petroleum Corp. Yard Office Bldg.-Route 5, East Precinct No. 24 - Glenville Elementary Glenville Elementary School-Cafeteria-Side Entrance In compliance with the Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act (Public Law 98-435), as interpreted by the Secretary of State as Chief Election Official of the State, all of the polling places are barrier free and accessible to the handicapped and the elderly. Beverly Marks Clerk of the Gilmer County Commission Partial-Birth Abortion President GeorgeW. Bush promoted and signed the Partial- Senator John Kerry voted against the Partial-Birth Birth Abortion Ban Act into law. Abortion Ban Act every chance he got - six times: The partial-birth abortion procedure - used from the fifth month on - Involves pulling a riving baby feet-first out of the womb,'except for the head, puncturing the skull and sucUoning out the brain. The great majority of partial.birth abortions are performed on healthy babies of healthy mother& Abortion on Demand George W. BGsh opposes the 1973 Supreme Court decision John Kerry supports the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand and he supports legal that legalized abortion on demand -- even as a method of unborn children, birth control. Government Funding of Abortion ;eorgeW. Bush opposes using tax dollars to pay forJohn Kerry supports using tax dollars to pay for abortion. abortion. During his first week in office, President Bush Kerry said that his first executive order would be to r~instated the Mexico City Policy, which cut off tax funds to =reverse the Mexico City Policy," and thereby give tax abortion overseas, funds to groups that promote abortion overseas. Record on Life ~eorge W. Bush has repeatedly supported legislation which John Ks.try, during Ns 20 years in the Senate, voted 79 would protect unborn children and people with disabilities, times to support abortion. George W. Bush signed =Laci and Conners Law," which recognizes as victims unborn children who are killed or injured in violent federal crimes. John Kerry voted against "Lacl and Conner's Law," which recognizes as victims unborn children who are killed or injured in violent federal crimes. George W. Bush supported legislation to prevent minor daughters from being taken across state lines for secret abortions in order to avoid parental notice laws. John Kerry voted against notifying a parent before performing an abortion on a minor daughter. Supreme Court Appointments George W. Bush stated that he will appoint Supreme Court justices who share his conservative philosophy and who will strictly interpret the Constitution according to its text. (The text of the Constitution contains no right to abortion.) • • • • • Dick Cheney Dick Cheney has taken a strong pro-life position. During his 10years in Congress, he compiled a 100% pro-life voting record. He opposes partial-birth abortion and he voted against tax funding of abortion. John Kerry has stated that if elected president he would appoint only Supreme Court justices who support the 1973 Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion on demand. He declared, "...I will support only pro-choice judges to the Supreme Court. Some may call this a litmus test..." John Edwards John Edwards, in his six years in the Senate, has compiled a 0% proqife voting record. He voted to ke~3 partial-birth abortions legal and he supports tax funding of abortion. Please copy and distflbute freely O ;TAND ON CRIME FACT: McGraw served as county prosecuting attorney, sending criminals to prison for what they havedone to us and our families. McGraw authorized opinions that upheld the registration and public acknowledgment of sex offenders, prevented criminals from being released on technicalities and cleaned up troublemakers in schoolyards. McGraw did not send a sex offender to work in a school. FACT: The number of actively licensed and practicing doctors in "West Virginia has increased since McGraw took office. WV Board of Medicine records FACT: The number of malpractice claims against doctors in West Virginia has decreased since 1993. Charleston Gazette, July 26, 2002 & Charleston Gazette, Aug] 23, 2002 FACT: Worker's Compensation appeals are down 34% since McGraw was elected to the Supreme Court. Supreme Court of Appeals of WE, 2002 Statistical Report FACT: "McGraw joined the bench in 1999...The number of general civil filings, including liability lawsuits, dropped in West Virginia by more then 22% between 1992 and 2002." Associated Press, Charleston Gazette, 4/19/4. West Virginia Supreme ustice and Fairness for All O 'S • • • s O" are s let's S we won O e o "(Warren McGraw's opponent) should, at a minimum, be ashamed for allowing false, misleading lies !o run" about Warren McGraw. Charleston Gazette, 9/27/4 "I don't hesitate to say it. Warren is one of the greatest legislators this state has ever seen...He's a good politician..." A quote from Warren McGraw's opponent in this election. State Journal May 21, 2004. 6 VOTE N Paid for by Warren McGraw