|Year|| Event |
|1833|| The U.S. Supreme Court, in Barron v. Baltimore, rules that the states are not bound by the Bill of Rights. |
|1938|| A revised "Agricultural Adjustment Act" eases restriction on planting most crops, even providing for lime and mineral fertilizer supplies to farmers. Establishes the Commodity Credit Corporation, farm price supports, and other subsidies. |
|1956|| Britain abolishes the death penalty. |
|1959|| Fidel Castro sworn in as Prime Minister of Cuba. |
|1998|| The National Law Journal reports that infertility is judged to be a "disability" under the Americans With Disabilities Act. The article states that, "In her May 5, 1997, ruling, Judge Conlon said infertility is a 'physiological disorder of the reproductive system' under the Americans With Disabilities Act because it 'substantially limits [a] major life activity.' Bielicki v. City of Chicago, 97 C 1471 (N.D. Ill.). |
|2001|| Bush (R) decides it is OK to bomb Iraq outside of the "no-fly zone". |
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