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September 11, 1995
The National Health Federation is also sponsoring the Grand Rapids demonstration opposing fluoridation. For more details and information about who to contact, see Protesting Fifty Years of Truth Decay.
September 8, 1995
On Friday, September 15, 1995 at 12 noon, a marble monument commemorating 50 years of fluoridation will be unveiled in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A box luncheon is planned for dentists from 12 to 2 p.m. People interested in attending may call 1-313-763-5070 for details.
A demonstration in Grand Rapids by those opposing public water fluoridation is planned for Friday, September 15, 1995 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, September 16, 1995, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. For more information about the demonstration, contact the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation. Additional contact for the demonstration is Carol Kopf, 516-796-5336. A spokesperson for the New York State Coalition Opposed to Fluoridation referred to the unveiling of the fluoridation monument as, "this horrifying sham of an event," and said, "From the people we are talking to on the phone down there, we have heard of lots of hip fractures; children with attention-deficit disorders and will learn more as we go along."
September 6, 1995
AB733 is being amended in the California State Senate. The unresolved issue, according to a spokesperson for the Safe Water Coalition, is that the water utilities do not want the bill worded in such a way that they will be subject to legal liability if and when harm arises from mandatory fluoridation of the public water supplies and gets proved in court.
AB733 Passes California State Senate Appropriations Committee
August 29, 1995
AB733, a bill that would make fluoridation of the public water supplies mandatory in California, passed the Senate Appropriations Committee 8 to 3 on August 23, 1995 after being amended. Senators Montgomery, Mello and Leonard voted no. Senators Polanco and Lewis abstained. It now goes to the Senate floor and then back to the Assembly.
California State Senate Appropriations Committee to Consider AB733
August 2, 1995
The California State Senate has recessed until August 21 now that the budget has been signed. The clerk at the Appropriations office tells us the next hearing will probably be August 23. There is still time to write your State Senator if you live in California.
Statewide Fluoridation May Soon Become Law in California
July 25, 1995
The State Senate Appropriations Committee approved AB733, a bill that would require every town with more than 10,000 residents to put fluoride in their public water systems. AB733 will be considered by the California State Senate soon. Those opposing fluoridation should write their State Senator now. Letters may be sent to Governor Pete Wilson, c/o Jesus Arredondo, First Floor, Capitol Building, Sacramento, CA 95814
California State Senate to Consider Statewide Fluoridation
June 20, 1995
Jackie Speier's bill, AB733 would require every city with more than 10,000 residents in California
to put fluoride in their public water systems. It passed the Assembly on June 2, 1995 and now
goes to the Senate Health & Human Services Committee. The committee will vote on July 12,
1995. For complete information, see Arno Nording's usenet