EPA seeking to loosen pollution rules for defense department
Mike Papantonio and Trial Magazines Editor Farron Cousins discuss how the EPA may be lowering pollution standards to accommodate the widespread use of PFA’s among US military bases. This despite 172 military sites having been confirmed to be contaminating neighborhoods nearby, with a potential cleanup costing nearly one billion dollars. The chemical is popularly used by firefighters and manufacturers of non-stick cookware, and has made its way into over 90 percent of Americans’ bloodstreams.
Then, radio host and author Thom Hartmann walks us through the genesis of our Constitution’s second amendment. He lays out concerns expressed by our founding fathers, and how today gun violence is inspiring activism to combat the stranglehold gun lobbyists continue to have on Capitol Hill.
Plus, investigate journalist Mollye Barrows dives into the gruesome reality of modern-day slavery and sex trafficking, which targets millions of women and children worldwide each year.
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