TITLE

Surgeon general nominee disavows previous views on gays

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Hill;7/13/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 85, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
25816965

 

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