Sunday, June 02, 2013
The Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser
Join Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and his friends for an exciting evening at the second annual Ben Roethlisberger Foundation Fundraiser benefitting K-9 police and fire units and Make-A-Wish® of Greater Pennsylvania and Southern West Virginia. The party will feature an incredible live and silent auction, live music and a delicious strolling dinner. All guests must be 21 or over to attend. Tickets are $200/per person. To purchase tickets or for additional information, call 412-441-1077 or visit www.BRFFundraiser.com.
The House Armed Services Committee approved a measure requiring women to register for the military draft, this after the Defense Department lifted all gender-based restrictions on front-line combat units. An amendment by Republican Congressmen and former Marine Duncan Hunter would prohibit women being drafted into combat duty, disallowing their entry into infantry and special operations positions. Democratic Congresswoman Jackie Speier supporting Hunter's measure added "If we want equality in this country for women and not be discriminated against, then we should be willing to support a universal conscription".
Have current federal bribery laws given too much power to prosecutors over public officials?