Sunday, May 05, 2013
“Made in America!”-Pittsburgh Concert Chorale
On May 4th and 5th, we celebrate an exciting concert saluting America and celebrating American composers! Music by Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, Morten Lauridsen and a new commissioned work by Dale Warland, plus spirituals, patriotic songs, folk songs and more! Saturday, May 4th, 8 pm Fox Chapel Presbyterian Church 384 Fox Chapel Road Pittsburgh, PA 15238 Sunday May 5, 4 pm, Ingomar United Methodist Church 1501 W. Ingomar Road Pittsburgh, PA 1237 Tickets for individual concerts are available in advance or at the door: Adults- $20 from singers or online ($22 at the door), students-$8, and free for children under 12. More Information: www.PCCsing.org
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?