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  • GOP slammed for police state tactics

    GOP slammed for police state tactics

    July 25, 2003

    WASHINGTON – An angry melee July 17 in which Ways and Means Chair Bill Thomas (R-Calif.) called out the Capitol police to evict Democratic House members from a congressional meeting room is part of a ruthless...

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  • Chicago mulls resolution against Patriot Act

    Chicago mulls resolution against Patriot Act

    July 18, 2003

    CHICAGO – On July 9 a multiracial coalition of aldermen submitted a strongly worded resolution to the Chicago City Council calling for repeal of the USA Patriot Act. The act was approved by Congress with no...

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  • Injury, illness prevention now city policy

    Injury, illness prevention now city policy

    July 18, 2003 By Phil E. Benjamin

    On June 17, 2003, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors adopted an historic principle of public health that should be an example for every municipality and for the nation itself. The term they used is “precautionary...

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  • Dont privatize care for the disabled

    Dont privatize care for the disabled

    July 18, 2003

    News Analysis HARTFORD, Conn. – The outside thermometer said 90, but the temperature was more than sizzling last Thursday when the State Department of Mental Retardation (DMR) refused to allow 20 family members of group home...

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  • National Clips

    National Clips

    July 18, 2003

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Col.: Air Force covering up rape charges? Since the winter over 60 women cadets the Air Force Academy have charged their co-cadets with rape, but remedies proposed by the Air Force will only worsen...

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