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Republican John Cox opposes all abortions, including in cases of rape or incest, and has been endorsed by the California ProLife Council. The issue is heating up in state races as Roe v. Wade is thrust into the spotlight on a national level.
The reshuffling is just the latest sign of upheaval at the troubled Veterans Affairs agency, which has been roiled with scandal after scandal.
And even as L.A. struggles to help its oldest homeless people, an additional 8,000 people in their mid-50s to early 60s are living on the county’s streets and in shelters. And many of them have the same disabilities and health problems as their elders. Meanwhile, San Diego has approved an apartment complex for formerly homeless senior citizens.
Medical staff at the federal prison in Victorville, in California’s Mojave Desert, was stretched thin after dealing with an infectious outbreak.
Gun owners caught with unregistered “bullet button” rifles, which have detachable magazines that enable quick replacement of ammunition, face up to a year in jail and confiscation of the firearm.
The research suggests that there’s at least a casual link, but experts don’t know the extent of the connection.
There’s a combination of factors — rural areas tend to skew to an older population, many veterans have settled in the area — that make the suicide rate in Amador County more than twice Sacramento’s.
The disease is most dangerous to babies too young to be vaccinated, which is why the officials concentrate on making sure the mothers get their shots.
Research emerging in the past several years has revealed just how much damage those injuries can do to young people.
According to sources, city officials were warned that they could be held criminally liable if they moved forward with plans.