Saggy Pants a Crime in Michigan A new questionable anti-saggy pants policy has been installed in the city of Flint. Considered indecent exposure, this misdemeanor is punishable by 93 days to a year in jail and fines up to $500. Free Press. Jobless Claims on the Rise By the end of the week of July 19th, jobless claims have risen from 34,000 to 406,000. This is not surprising during this turbulent economic period. The Labor Department suggests that this number will continue to rise consequently leading to less spending and more companies shutting down businesses. International Herald Tribune. Center for Military Readiness Gives Opinion on Gays Yesterday, the House Armed Services Committee held a hearing about "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell." Elaine Donnelly of the Center for Military Readiness was part of this hearing testifying against gays in the military with absurd reasoning. Washington Post. HIV Travel Ban Overturned Banning HIV-positive visitors and immigrants has been a policy in the United States since the late 1980’s. However, the Senate has voted for the approval of the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) a new $50 billion five year plan to halt the spread of HIV-AIDS in developing countries. This may overturn the policy of HIV-AIDS being the medical condition specifically named in U.S. immigration law as a bar to admission to the country. Washington Post.
Saggy Pants a Crime, “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy Questioned
By The News Jul 24, 2008