Editorials

Editorials

Let's use our laws to fight discrimination in Fort Worth

Some black and Hispanic customers attempting to patronize the Varsity Tavern in Fort Worth say they were denied entrance because of their ethnicity. They say the bar selectively used a dress code to exclude them. We urge customers to file formal complaints with the city so it can investigate under Fort Worth's human rights ordinance.

Editorials

Take the bite out of unleashed dogs

The City of Fort Worth wants to strengthen its animal ordinance by requiring dogs to be leashed in neighborhoods. They also want pets to be micro-chipped; and pet owners be fined when they don't pick up their animals' poop.

Fort Worth Councilwoman wants to get tough on tree cutting violations

Fort Worth Council Member Gyna Bivens is asking the council and staff to strengthen the city's tree ordinance. She says citizens are angry that D.R. Horton clear cut trees and say the penalty was not strong enough.
Shelley Kofler