1847 The American Medical Association is founded and immediately wages a campaign against midwives, contraception and abortion in state legislatures in the interest of dominating women’s health care and populating the west with non-immigrants. Very few women were admitted to medical schools.

1847 The American Medical Association is founded and immediately wages a campaign against midwives, contraception and abortion in state legislatures in the interest of dominating women’s health care and populating the west with non-immigrants. Very few women were admitted to medical schools.

College becomes a university.  June 1, 1959  Central Michigan College – strengthened by an enrollment of 4,456 students – is named Central Michigan University. CMU’s new name is confirmed by the state Legislature on Feb. 25, 1959, to be effective on June 1. Rep. Russell H. Strange Jr., class of 1956 – sponsor of the bill – and student body president Fred Mester are among those present on March 10, when Gov. G. Mennen Williams signs the bill.

College becomes a university. June 1, 1959 Central Michigan College – strengthened by an enrollment of 4,456 students – is named Central Michigan University. CMU’s new name is confirmed by the state Legislature on Feb. 25, 1959, to be effective on June 1. Rep. Russell H. Strange Jr., class of 1956 – sponsor of the bill – and student body president Fred Mester are among those present on March 10, when Gov. G. Mennen Williams signs the bill.

Elvis Presley leaving the Tennessee State Legislature after accepting the title of 'Honorary Colonel' -Tennessee State Legislature, Nashville, Tennessee.

Gerald Holly / The Tennessean Elvis Presley, center, and Ann Ellington, daughter of the Tennessee governor, get crushed by his fans as state troopers helps the couple get to their ride after he visit the State Capitol.

Colonel Elvis Presley : Tennessee State Legislature : March 8, 1961

Elvis Aaron Presley - Elvis addresses the Tennessee State Legislature and accepts the title of 'Honorary Colonel' - Tennessee State Legislature, Nashville, Tennessee.

Elvis leaving | On March 8, 1961, Elvis addressed the Tennessee State Legislature and accepted the title of 'Honorary Colonel'. During this time Ann Ellington, the daughter of Governor Buford Ellington met Elvis and even attended his recording session at Studio B on March 23 when he recorded 'Can't help Falling In Love'. Of Elvis Ann said, 'I think any female who had an opportunity to sit down and meet him, just even for five minutes, you find a love for him that words cannot describe'.

Jack Corn / The Tennessean Elvis Presley, center, and Ann Ellington, daughter of Tennessee governor, get crushed by his fans as state troopers helps the couple get to their ride after he visited the State Capitol.

North Carolina’s bill prohibits any city or county from creating new anti-discrimination laws. It’s similar to laws Tennessee and Arkansas. The idea here is that the narrow minded twisted cone heads of the state legislatures want to forbade cities within their state from given equal status to all people. This has been attempted in the fight for minimum wage as well, cities are excluded from determining their own minimum wage by state legislature. This is the result of outside money…

The cunning trick in North Carolina’s radical new anti-LGBT law

North Carolina’s bill prohibits any city or county from creating new anti-discrimination laws. It’s similar to laws Tennessee and Arkansas. The idea here is that the narrow minded twisted cone heads of the state legislatures want to forbade cities within their state from given equal status to all people. This has been attempted in the fight for minimum wage as well, cities are excluded from determining their own minimum wage by state legislature. This is the result of outside money…

In the U. S., each state legislature is responsible for selecting its state bird. The selection of state birds began in 1927, when the legislatures for Alabama, Florida, Maine, Missouri, Oregon, Texas and Wyoming selected their state birds. The last...

50 State Birds of the United States

In the U. S., each state legislature is responsible for selecting its state bird. The selection of state birds began in 1927, when the legislatures for Alabama, Florida, Maine, Missouri, Oregon, Texas and Wyoming selected their state birds. The last...

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University(Dr. BRAOU), Hyderabad,is the first Open University in India established by an Act of State Legislature in 1982 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.The University adopts a unique system of “Open Learning”, and serves the objective of democratization of higher education and the ideal of continuing education.Without any restrictions of age, sex, and occupation, the University offers basic degree programs, http://manabadi4.blogspot.com/

Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Open University(Dr. BRAOU), Hyderabad,is the first Open University in India established by an Act of State Legislature in 1982 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh.The University adopts a unique system of “Open Learning”, and serves the objective of democratization of higher education and the ideal of continuing education.Without any restrictions of age, sex, and occupation, the University offers basic degree programs, http://manabadi4.blogspot.com/

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March Elvis addresses the Tennessee State Legislature and accepts the title of 'Honorary Colonel' - Tennessee State Legislature, Nashville, Tennessee.

Elvis Presley and Ann Ellington.  Q : So there are some great parallels there between your dad and Elvis.  A : Oh, very definitely, a lot of parallels there, 'cause my dad studied to be a minister, and did have a little church there in Mississippi, and grew up with gospel music. And I know Elvis loved gospel music. And I think that's one of the areas that for me he really shined, because I loved to hear his gospel music.

March Tennessee Governor’s mansion, Elvis with Ann Ellington, daughter of then-Governor Buford Ellington.

Republicans in the state legislature have unveiled a radical plan to transform the judiciary.

Republicans in the state legislature have unveiled a radical plan to transform the judiciary.

Pennsylvania legislators are among the highest paid in the nation - but that's only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the cost to taxpayers of Pennsylvania's state legislature.

Pennsylvania legislators are among the highest paid in the nation - but that's only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the cost to taxpayers of Pennsylvania's state legislature.

New Hampshire’s state legislature is nine times larger than Nebraska’s

New Hampshire’s state legislature is nine times larger than Nebraska’s

Federal judge rules Utah’s same-sex marriage ban unconstitutional

A man throws water on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi as he cleans it on the eve of Gandhi's birthday at the Gujarat state legislature complex in Gandhinagar, India, on Oct. 1, 2012. Gandhi was born on Oct. 2, 1869.   (Photo: Ajit Solanki / AP)

A man throws water on a statue of Mahatma Gandhi as he cleans it on the eve of Gandhi's birthday at the Gujarat state legislature complex in Gandhinagar, India, on Oct. Gandhi was born on Oct.

The Washington State legislature designated the Lady Washington (aka the HMS Interceptor from Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl) as the official ship of the state of Washington in 2007. Built over a two-year period and launched on March 7, 1989, the ship was built in Aberdeen by the Grays Harbor Historical Seaport Authority. Master shipwrights from all over the Pacific Northwest constructed her near the confluence of the Wishkah and Chehalis rivers. The Lady Washington is…

The Washington State legislature designated the Lady Washington (aka the HMS Interceptor from Pirates of the Caribbean: Curse of the Black Pearl) as the official ship of the state of Washington in

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