News Round-Up and Comment

Date:  September 25, 2020  
Host:  Jim Schneider  
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Another weekly news round-up is complete.  Here’s a sample of stories that were covered:

–Law enforcement recently foiled what appears to be an alleged assassination attempt by a Canadian woman against President Trump involving a package with ricin.

–In an address to the General Assembly, President Trump put the U.N. on notice that the U.S. is committed to recognizing and protecting unborn children.

–President Trump announced an executive order to provide medical care for babies that survive abortion.

–A crowd assembled outside the Supreme Court loudly booed the President and the First Lady as they paid their respects to late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

–In less than six weeks Colorado residents will be voting on a ballot initiative (Proposition 115) that will decide whether to ban abortions at 22 weeks without the input of the state’s Democrat governor or legislature.  

–A petition is being launched calling on the Lubbock, Texas, City Council to declare their city a sanctuary city for the unborn.  

–Nancy Pelosi makes bizarre claim that Republicans are coming after your children.  Then why is she sanctioning the taking of life in the womb by abortion? 

–Heritage Foundation Researchers have demonstrated throughout the coronavirus pandemic that the spread of COVID-19 in the U.S. has been heavily concentrated in a small number of states and among a small number of counties in those states.

–For the second time this year, Joe Biden grossly exaggerated the number of coronavirus deaths during a campaign speech in Philadelphia.

–The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it erroneously posted guidance saying that the coronavirus spreads through airborne particles that can remain suspended in the air and travel beyond six feet.  

–House Resolution 908, introduced in March, was approved in the House of Representatives last week.  It comes down to this: Don’t name or speak COVID-19 in any way that indicates its place of origin because such terms perpetuate an anti-Asian stigma.

–A woman was tasered at an outdoor middle school football game for not wearing a mask.

–A religious gathering at the city hall in Moscow, Idaho, resulted in several arrests for not complying with police directives.

–A Christian church in Washington D.C., is suing the Democrat mayor claiming a violation of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act as well as the 1st and 5th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

–Attorneys for California Pastor John MacArthur announced that their client and church have won the right to a court trial in the ongoing legal fight with local and state public officials.

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