News Roundup 4-7-17

​Date:         April 7, 2017
Host:          Jim Schneider
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​Jim Schneider had much to cover on this edition of the ‘Round-Up’. News stories included:

–President Trump orders cruise missile strike on Syria in response to a chemical
weapons attack on some of Syria’s citizens.
–World leaders respond to Trump-ordered missile strike.
–Syrians opposed to the Damascus regime pleased with the strike.
–The Times of Israel backs President Trump regarding missile strike.
–Former Congressman Ron Paul claimed earlier this week that all the signs point
toward Tuesday’s chemical attack in Syria being a ‘false flag’ operation.
–Russian warship enters the Eastern Mediterranean steaming in the direction of
U.S. warships.
–Senate confirms Judge Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.
–NARAL Pro-Choice America upset over rule change that allowed for Gorsuch
–Large truck plows into crowd at shopping center in Stockholm, Sweden.
–Council on American/Islamic Relations (CAIR) wants the Delaware GOP to repudiate
what they are calling Islamophobic remarks of a Delaware lawmaker who walked out
before a Muslim prayer.
–CAIR is urging the Air Force to cut ties with a veteran counter-terrorism
instructor that it casts as Islamophobic.
–An ISIS linked group of hackers has released a ‘kill list’ calling for ‘lone
wolf’ attacks on the individuals. More than 7,000 of the names are reportedly
from the U.S.
–Refugee resettlement cranking back up under President Trump.
–The Human Rights Campaign (pro LGBTQ organization) has reported that U.S.
Senator Al Franken of Minnesota will be speaking at the Campaign’s ‘Time to
Thrive’ conference. This is the nation’s premiere gathering for K-12 educators,
professional counselors and other youth-seeking professionals on LGBTQ youth
safety, inclusion and well-being.
–The LGBTQ question will not be on the 2020 census.
–The border has become quieter under the Trump administration.
–Target stores still facing backlash from transgender bathroom policy.
–President Trump to unravel some energy regulations put together under the Obama
–The New York Police Department is allegedly communicating ‘off the record’ with
Homeland Security and not going along with the sanctuary city policy of Mayor
Bill de Blasio.
–When asked whether President Trump would still cut off law enforcement funds to
the city of Chicago because it’s a sanctuary city even though it could hamper
police from fighting crime, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that
sanctuary cities can’t have it both ways. They can’t refuse to cooperate with
federal immigration officials and still expect to get law enforcement grants to
handle a situation that they created.
–On Monday the California Senate approved Senate Bill 54, a controversial
sanctuary state bill that stops state and local law enforcement from using their
resources to help federal immigration enforcement.
–In London–423 new mosques and 500 closed churches.
–President Trump donates his first quarter salary to the National Park Service.
–Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders the Justice Department to review reform
agreements the Obama administration made with police departments across the
nation in the latest move to boost law enforcement morale and independence.
–A January decision by the Boy Scouts to allow transgender boys into the
organization has cost one Mooresville, North Carolina, troop its home. Troop
169 has been told it’s no longer welcome at Coddle Creek Associate Reformed
Presbyterian Church.
–The Chicago Cubs have become the first major league baseball team to allow its
logo and name to be licensed for a gay themed movie.
–In the same week that 3 refugee boys pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a 5
year old girl in Twin Falls, Idaho, the mayor and city council floated the idea
of passing a resolution declaring Twin Falls a welcoming city for illegals and
–Nebraska state senators ended debate on LB-173, a bill that would have added sexual orientation and gender identity to the state’s employment non-discrimination statutes. Nebraska joins at least 14 other states and 70 cities that have rejected sexual orientation and gender identity proposals in the last year.
–Second Lady Karen Pence tells CBN News about the role of faith in her marriage to Vice President Mike Pence.

More Information:

To commend the senators who walked out before an Islamic prayer in Delaware call:

Senator Dave Lawson—302-744-4237
Senator Colin Bonini–302-744-4169

To speak with Senator David McBride who rebuked the above senators call 302-744-4167.

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