Saturday Show 05-11-16
Newly disclosed CDC lab incidents fuel concerns over safety and transparency
Encased in spacesuit-like gear needed to protect them from the world’s deadliest viruses, four scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention stepped into their lab’s decontamination chamber where a shower of chemicals was supposed to kill anything on them and make it safe for them to exit into an adjacent changing room.
CDC warns of Zika virus, downplays refugee TB
Zika virus. The name is in headline news as the latest threat to our health. World Health Organization (WHO) officials declare it a “Public Health Emergency.” The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published an alarming map showing cases diagnosed in the U.S.
SHOCKER! PRIVATE-PROPERTY ADVOCATES WIN 9 STRAIGHT AT SUPREME COURT
The U.S. Supreme Court this week handed victory to another private-property owner in a long series of fights against federal regulators, essentially overturning a lower court’s decision that gave a totalitarian power to the government to impose use regulations on private land – and prevent the owners from appealing.
Appeals court rules no Constitutional right to carry concealed guns
A federal appeals court in San Francisco ruled Thursday that people do not have a Second Amendment right to carry concealed weapons in public, in a sweeping decision likely to be challenged by gun-rights advocates.