Local dentist practice offering free dental work to military and veterans on Freedom Day

MADISON, Ala. – This Thursday is National Freedom Day, where businesses offer their services to military personnel and veterans for free as a “Thank you for your service.”

Divine Expressions Family Dentistry in Madison is offering free dental services for veterans all day Thursday.

They ask that you call to make an appointment in advance by calling 256-837-1200.

Doctor Laurentis Barnett says this is the fourth year they have participated, and it’s their way to say “thank you.”

“What they live with PTSD and all the things that they go through, the emotional health that they need is often forgotten. So when I go in with an exam with any patient, I don’t just work on their teeth. You know I do a health check, to make sure they’re doing ok mentally physically emotionally, and spiritually. It’s about working on the total patient so with the veterans, it’s making sure

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not a ‘medical freedom champion’

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Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has died at age 87. Ginsburg is most noted for her lifelong fight for equality for women.

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The claim: Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a ‘medical freedom champion’

In the wake of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, people have taken to social media to honor her legacy. An Instagram tribute by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., a prominent anti-vaccination activist, claims that Ginsburg voted in support of medical freedom.

Kennedy’s caption on the Instagram post — a picture of Ginsburg under the text “R.I.P. R.B.G: Medical Freedom Champion” — pointed to a case in which the justice dissented as evidence in support of the claim.

“Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death robs vaccine safety advocates of one of their SCOTUS champions,” the post reads. “The other is Sonia Sotomayor. In 2015, RBG joined Sotomayor in a withering dissent of Judge Scalia’s historic decision

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