The Houston City Council members
—Heard from an Upton man, George Sholtz, who said the government was adding “medicine” to the city’s water supply. Sholtz opposes the addition of fluoride — which the city says is a chemical and not medicine — to the city’s water supply that was approved unanimously by the council in March 2002 with support from the medical community. Sholtz termed that decision, made without a vote, as socialism.
Based on Sholtz’ call for discussion, the city will hold a public meeting from 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 16 at Houston City Hall. Roughly 72 percent of Americans whose homes are connected to a community water system receive fluoride-adjusted water, including the Texas County communities of Houston and Cabool…
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