Austin activists want fluoride removed from drinking water
Mon, 17 Aug 2015 19:55:00 GMT —
After pressure from people who oppose fluoridating drinking water " a widely accepted and safe public health initiative " the Austin City Council will weigh the issue during the next few months.
The Austin American-Statesman reports that Council Member Don Zimmerman submitted a resolution calling the fluoridation of drinking water "unethical. He wants the city to stop fluoridating drinking water by December.
It's a major break with how former Austin Mayor Lee Leffingwell handled the pseudo-controversy: telling opponents they were plain wrong, according to the Statesman.
Read the Statesman story.