Governor Little championed the Idaho Launch program, which gives education grant money to high school seniors graduating in Idaho with no strings attached. The lack of qualifying conditions brings up concerns that the money intended to keep people in Idaho won’t succeed in that goal and benefits those who apply first rather than those who might really need the money.

The debate about pornography regulation in libraries and on cell phones involves industrial and individual rights, community custodial issues, and societal standards. Protection of children should be the focal point.