Stu Bykofsky has been a columnist with the Philadelphia Daily News since 1987.

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Baby, It’s Cold Outside is getting some heat | Stu Bykofsky

The lyrics are sexy, but critics say they cross some taboo lines.

Less ‘diversity’ in 2019 Mummers Parade, but whose fault is that? | Stu Bykofsky

In the wake of several Twitter-fueled, faux outrages about huge "insult" to various communities, a few changes were grafted on to the parade.

Lawsuit: Tweeting at Trump got her dumped | Stu Bykofsky

A lawsuit claims Kathleen Jungclaus, former vice president of human resources for Waverly Heights, a high-end continuing care retirement community in Gladwyne, was fired for a tweet addressed to Donald Trump.

With Narcan, government intrusion is being forgiven | Stu Bykofsky

Two trade organizations representing pharmacists are not objecting to a bill sponsored by Councilman Bobby Henon that would require pharmacists to stock at least two cartons of Narcan.

Talking turkey: How to keep peace at your Thanksgiving table | Stu Bykofsky

We can agree that Donald Trump is an unpresidential president, a disrupter who eschews decorum. His foes hate him for it, but those are precisely the qualities his fans love.

Goal of new top dog at animal shelter: No kill | Stu Bykofsky

When I started writing about our animal shelter in 2004, the live-release rate was around 20 percent. It was 83 percent in September.

A Jew with guns and no apologies | Stu Bykofsky

The truth is some Jews, such as myself, were armed long before the Pittsburgh massacre.

Philly Council, police step up to stop squatters | Stu Bykofsky

Even when you have a deed, your home could be snatched away by squatters, and until September getting it back was as difficult as removing bedbugs.

Armed guards in synagogues? They’re already there | Stu Bykofsky

Those fighting the expansion of good-guy guns into our society are locking a barn that the horse left long ago.

DNA testing for dogs? Think outside the bark

Nut Bag is my latest dog, and may be my last dog, given our respective ages.