In a decision handed down in a U.S. District Court in Denver, Judge Paul Friedman validated former President Clinton's creation of six national monuments just prior to the end of his term in office. The Mountain States Legal Defense Fund had challenged the constitutionality of the Antiquities Act saying Clinton had overstepped his authority under the act. The monuments in question are the Cascades-Siskiyou National Monument in Oregon, the Hanford Reach in Washington, the canyons of the Ancients in Colorado, and the Grand Canyon-Parashant, Ironwood Forest, and Sonoran national monuments in Arizona.
Did you hear?... Former President Clinton helps launch healthy schools program
Former President Bill Clinton is lending his name and helping to launch a program aimed to fight childhood obesity by promoting healthier food and more exercise in schools. The program, called the Healthy Schools Program, will initially work with 253 schools in 13 states. The ...read more