Tag Archives: regulations

Massachusetts: Government Forced Abortions Against Your Will.

Mass. joins states in suit over Bush rule on abortion

By Associated Press

Thursday, January 15, 2009 HARTFORD, Conn. – Seven states – including Massachusetts – sued the federal government today over a new rule that expands protections for doctors and other health care workers who refuse to participate in abortions and other medical procedures because of religious or moral…

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Government Spy Cameras In Your Neighborhood?

Aldermen’s say in surveillance camera placement rejected

By Daniel DeMaina / ddemaina@cnc.com

Fri Jan 16, 2009, 04:31 PM EST Melrose – Monday night, the Melrose Board of Aldermen declined to vote on an ordinance that would have given them power to determine where permanent police surveillance cameras could be installed in the city.

After an hour of polite yet strong…

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Together We Can…Set Priorities!

New on Jan. 8 from the Governor on the state web site: Governor Patrick Launches Mass In Motion Over half of Massachusetts adults, and one third of middle and high school students are overweight or obese. To address this problem, Massachusetts is launching ‘Mass In Motion’ to prevent overweight and obesity and to reduce chronic disease – with a particular…

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Mass Gov’t: Tom Brady Is A Fatty.

Mass. to require restaurant chains to post calorie counts by The Republican Newsroom Thursday January 08, 2009, 4:30 PM By GLEN JOHNSON Associated Press BOSTON – Massachusetts plans to fight its obesity problem by requiring restaurant chains to post calorie counts and waging an aggressive campaign to educate parents about overweight students…. … Student heights and weights are already measured…

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Protesters rally downtown in Northampton in defense of panhandlers

Protesters rally downtown in Northampton in defense of panhandlers

By CHAD CAIN

Staff Writer

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 NORTHAMPTON – Protesters against a proposed ordinance to regulate panhandling took to the streets again Tuesday afternoon to voice their displeasure with the city’s plan to regulate where and when people are allowed to ask for money…. The ordinance seeks to prohibit…

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