Surgeon general nominee disavows previous views on gays

Young, Jeffrey
July 2007
Hill;7/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 85, p11
The article reports that surgeon general nominee John Holsinger faced tough questioning from Democrats at a Senate hearing in the U.S. Democrats on the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee used the hearing on Holsinger as a platform to condemn the Bush administration for ignoring scientific evidence for ideological reasons. According to panel chairman Edward Kennedy, they must be confident that the surgeon general will put public health first and leave politics and ideology behind.


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