Political Perspectives on 08/31/12

Air date: 
Fri, 08/31/2012 - 9:00am - 9:30am
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Do You Want Fluoride in Portland's Water?

Despites decades of active opposition, next month Portland intends to vote to fluoridate its drinking water.  Or will they? Tune in to hear arguments in favor (if anyone accepts our invitations) and opposition to drinking water fluoridation. Contact City Council.

Commissioner Randy Leonard, the primary backer of fluoridation on City Council, refused KBOO's  invite to participate in this live program.  Upsteam Public Health, which is leading the advocacy campaign, twice refused to even respond to KBOO's invitations.  Hmmmm.

But we're sure to speak with Michael Connett, JD from the Fluoride Action Network (FAN) which seeks to broaden awareness among citizens, scientists, and policymakers alike about the toxicity of fluoride compounds. FAN provides comprehensive and up-to-date information regarding all aspects of fluoride, from its purported dental benefits to its documented harm to human and animal health.

FAN Research Portal

Is Your Water Fluoridated?

Harvard Fluoride / Bone Cancer Dissertation

EWG - Fluoride
Everyone Deserves Healthy Teeth (pro-fluoridation) Oregon Citizens for Safe Drinking Water (anti-fluoridation) Harvard Dental School Fluoride Ethics Complaint Fluoride Health Effects
City of Portland - Fluoride Sept. 6 City Council to address fluoridation FDA says Fluoride is an 'unapproved drug' NRC 2006 Fluoride Report
The Nuremburg Code Fluoride, Teeth & the Atomic Bomb Atomic Bomb Fluoride Cover Up Campaign to Fluoridate the United States

Mayor Sam Adams,  1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 340 - 503-823-4120 - Sam.Adams@portlandoregon.gov

Commissioner Randy Leonard, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Rm. 210, (503) 823-4682 - randy@portlandoregon.gov

Commissioner Nick Fish, 1221 S.W. 4th, Room 240, (503) 823-3589 - nick@portlandoregon.gov

Commissioner Amanda Fritz, 1221 SW 4th Avenue, Room 220, (503) 823-3008 - Amanda@portlandoregon.gov

CommissionerDan Saltzman, 1221 SW 4th Ave, Room 230, (503) 823-4151- dan@portlandoregon.gov



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