FRAN ALEXANDER: The inconvenience of plants, animals

Administration, Congress attacks vital environmental protections

Posted: August 14, 2018 at 1 a.m.

We grow up discovering there are rules governing how, where and when we should act in certain circumstances. And, when the teen years hit, we question and sometimes challenge or break the rules just to test their strength or to make them justifiable in our lives. Finally as adults, hopefully, we begin to understand the "why" behind most of the social and legal structures put in place to keep mayhem at a minimum.

This story is only available from our archives.