June 2007: Journalist.
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Sep 09, 2011 Pipeline Spills Put Safeguards Under Scrutiny
QUOTE: The little-known federal agency charged with monitoring the system and enforcing safety measures — the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration — is chronically short of inspectors and lacks the resources needed to hire more, leaving too much of the regulatory control in the hands of pipeline operators themselves...
New York Times May 20, 2011 Fighting for the Right to Tell Lies
QUOTE: Mr. Strandlof was eventually arrested by the F.B.I. and charged with violating the Stolen Valor Act, a 2006 law that makes it a federal crime to lie about being a military hero. But though he admitted conjuring the entire tale, Mr. Strandlof has been fighting the case against him, arguing that the law violates his right to free speech. Simply telling a lie, his lawyers assert, does not always constitute a crime.
New York Times Jul 23, 2010 V.A. Easing Rules for Users of Medical Marijuana
QUOTE: The Department of Veterans Affairs will formally allow patients treated at its hospitals and clinics to use medical marijuana in states where it is legal, a policy clarification that veterans have sought for several years.
New York Times Jul 26, 2009 Uranium Contamination Haunts Navajo Country
QUOTE: homes are being demolished and rebuilt under a new government program that seeks to identify what are very likely dozens of uranium-contaminated structures still standing on Navajo land and to temporarily relocate people living in them until the homes can be torn down and rebuilt.
New York Times Jul 02, 2008 Denver Archdiocese to Pay $5.5 Million in Abuse Suits
QUOTE: The settlements bring to 42 the number of abuse claims the archdiocese has settled since 2005 against two priests, the Rev. Harold Robert White and the Rev. Leonard Abercrombie. A third priest, the Rev. Lawrence St. Peter, was accused in a 43rd case that was also settled. The amount of all the settlements totals more than $8.2 million. Two more abuse lawsuits against the archdiocese have yet to be resolved.
New York Times Feb 14, 2008 2 Sue to Void Ban on Same-Sex Marriage
QUOTE: Earlier this week, [a lesbian couple] filed a motion with the court claiming that Amendment 43, which defines marriage as the union of one man and one woman, violated their constitutional right to equal protection.
New York Times Nov 06, 2007 In Denver, a Ballot Fight Over Marijuana Arrests
QUOTE: But, it is unclear how the authorities will react if the measure passes. The 2005 measure garnered 54 percent approval. But city officials have ignored it, choosing instead to keep enforcing superseding state laws, which stipulate that a marijuana offense of an ounce or less, considered a Class 2 petty offense in Colorado, is punishable by a $100 fine
New York Times Sep 03, 2007 Colorado Police Link Rise in Violence to Music
QUOTE: After a spate of shootings, and with a rising murder rate, the police here are saying gangsta rap is contributing to the violence, luring gang members and criminal activity to nightclubs. The police publicly condemned the music in a news release after a killing in July and are warning nightclub owners that their places might not be safe if they play gangsta rap.
New York Times Jun 13, 2007 Setback for Ill Workers at Nuclear Bomb Plant
QUOTE: A federal advisory panel recommended Tuesday that thousands of former workers at a nuclear weapons plant be denied immediate government compensation for illnesses that they say result from years of radiation exposure there.
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