After forcibly blocking and even removing members of the press from the taxpayer-funded conclave in Moscow, the United Nations World Health Organization voted in secret this week to support a planetary tax regime for tobacco products.
Over a dozen abortion clinics in Texas will be able to stay open and others will be able to reopen following the U.S. Supreme Court's October 14 ruling putting on hold key sections of a state law requiring clinics performing abortions to be certified as ambulatory surgical centers, and that abortionists have admitting privileges at a local hospital.
William Deresiewicz, who spent 10 years on the faculty of Yale University, including a day on the Yale admissions committee, has become disillusioned and somewhat cynical about the whole process smart kids must go through to get into one of the prestigious institutions, such as Harvard, Stanford, or Williams.
The federal government has known for five decades that blacks were even more susceptible than whites to serious damage from fluoride added to water supplies, but it urged local governments to fluoridate the population anyway, according to newly released documents.
In response to public condemnation over attempts to intimidate and silence Christian opponents of the city's pro-homosexual “Equal Rights” ordinance, Houston's lesbian mayor, Annise Parker, has backpedaled on demands by city attorneys that area pastors seeking a referendum on the ordinance turn over their sermons and other communications.
The city of Houston, led by openly lesbian mayor Annise Parker, haa subpoenaed the sermons and other communications of area pastors who opposed a pro-homosexual “non-discrimination” city ordinance passed this summer, and who have led a campaign for its repeal.