News Round-Up

Posted on April 4th, 2014

Crosstalk Home

Show Information

Air Date: April 4, 2014

Host: Jim Schneider

Listen: MP3|Order

--IRS receives more than 150,000 comments regarding matters important to 501(c)4
organizations; matters such as the shutting down of the distribution of voter
guides, whether groups should be able to hand out legislative score cards and
more.
--Justina Pelletier is still a ward of the state of Massachusetts (See Crosstalk
4/1). Phone calls to legislators are still needed.
--The CEO of Mozilla steps down after an online dating service urged a boycott of
the company's web browser because of a donation that the CEO made to supporters
of one-man, one woman marriage.
--World Vision board member resigns in protest after the ministry reverses its
decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages.
--A Coast Guard admiral reveals that President Obama told top military commanders
to either supports his agenda of homosexuals in the ranks or find another job.
--Federal workers can no longer expect privacy in the workplace, restroom or
locker room.
--New Hampshire senators have approved legislation that would let voters decide
whether to amend the state constitution to provide special rights for sexual
orientation.
--Michigan's Democratic candidate for governor, Mark Schauer, has tapped Lisa
Brown, a vocal marriage equality champion, to be his running mate.
--Utah's marriage law is under attack.
--Clark County Republican Party in Nevada edited its official platform statement
to remove a section defining marriage as a union between one man and one woman.
--Minnesota Senate passes the so-called Safe and Supportive Schools Act (bullying
bill).
--A House committee to meet next week on whether to hold IRS official Lois Lerner
in contempt of Congress.
--B. Todd Jones, the Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms,
couldn't tell Congress why his agents made two visits to a Tea Party
conservative's location in a 13 month period but only after the conservative in
question requested tax exempt status for her group known as True
the Vote.
--Both Democrats and Republicans show concern about ATF agents using mentally ill
and developmentally disabled people to help them with undercover gun sting
operations.
--Newman Regional Hospital in Emporia, Kansas, is scaling back some services as a
means of countering the negative financial impact of Obamacare.
--The Head of the Maryland Health Insurance Exchange testified before the House
Oversight and Government Reform Committee that only 60,000 people have
signed up for Obamacare through the state exchange. However 73,000 were losing
their health insurance as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
--A California couple receives an envelope from the state's Obamacare website
called 'Covered California'. Inside was a letter that discussed voter
registration and included a registration card that was pre-marked. Next to
'Democratic Party' it was marked with an 'x'.
--The State Department is planning to spend $400,000 in taxpayer funds to buy a
sculpture for the new American embassy being built in Islamabad, Pakistan.
--An Arkansas mother was disturbed to learn that her 6th grade daughter's homework
was to prioritize, revise, prune and add amendments to the Bill of Rights.
--A Florida school district is giving teachers a refresher course on religious
liberty after the parents of a 5 year old kindergarten student said a teacher
told their daughter that she was not allowed to pray before eating her lunch.
--GOP lawmakers are alleging that the U.S. Government has been giving President
Vladimir Putin's Russian armed forces free military equipment regardless of
threats by President Obama against the Russian federation


More Information

To encourage Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to investigate the Justina Pelletier case call:

617-725-4005—Boston Office
413-784-1200 Springfield Office
202-624-7713—D.C. Office


Posted in Government, Politics, Jim Schneider, Obama, Current News    Tagged with no tags

Search

Subscribe

follow on
Tags

& 400th anniversary 400 40 Adrian Association of American Physicians and surgeons Bell Christianity Christian Church Customer Service Dakdok David Wilkerson Donald Trump Dr. Eastern religion Emergent False Teachers Fathers Day Glen Beck God Government Gun Owners of America Ingrid Schlueter Ingrid Islam Jane Orient Jesus Christ Jesus John MacArthur John Karen Malec Koran Larry Pratt Love MacArthur Mat Meditation Morality Mother's Day Music National Day of Prayer New Age New Spirituality Osama Bin Laden Owners Patriotism Politics Pornography Quran Reiki Relationships Relexology Religion Rob Bell Rob Rogers Romance SIDS Schlueter Sheriff Usama Dakdok Valentines Vic Eliason William welden Worship aaps acupuncture agenda alternative medicine. america ammendment anniversary apathy atheism baby bible book border breast cancer breast calendar camping cancer celebrate child porn children child control corrupt crosstalk America crosstalk crostalk culture date day dead death debt dr adrian rogers education eliason encouragement end times end exact faithless faith false family radio family federal finances financial finding gay gblt generateion generation harold camping harold health care health homosexuality hutchings illegal infant iraq irrefutable james jeff meyers jim johnson judgement king james bible king kjv last law legal lesbian libraries library limit love wins love worth finding luke mirrage modern church mom's mom money mother's mother nation navy seals navy news new noah obamacare obama on overspending pakistan personal loss pornograhpy prayer pray pron radio requests schneider school seek shot signs smith special show spending staver sudden infant death syndrome sudden summit ministries syndrome taxes teachers terrorism terrorist terror the Bible times transgender trends united states usama vcyamerica vcy version vic warm warren smith warren war wellness wins woman women worth write yoga