Victory!! Another Major Canadian City Heads Towards Banning Fluoride -- New York City Next

A council committee in Calgary, Canada voted to end the use of fluoride in the water supply, paving the way for a final decision next month. The five aldermen present for the whole of a 10 -hour public hearing voted 4-1 to scrap the chemical. Since six additional aldermen have declared their belief in the anti-fluoride movement, it appears that side will win on February 7.

But a bigger battle is still looming in New York City, with the anti-fluoridation movement has a great champion in New York City councilor Peter Vallone, Jr. A victory there could signal the beginning of the end of fluoridation in the U.S.

According to Fluoride Alert:

"Calgary [Alderman] Druh Farrell, who has led the anti-fluoridation push on council, argued that so much of the issue comes down to the ethics of it -- that people should have a choice whether something is added to water for health reasons."

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