These are just a few of the many news stories Jim made listeners aware of on this Friday edition of Crosstalk.
--Iranian Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani (Crosstalk 09-29-2011) is told he must renounce his Christian faith due to his Islamic heritage. He refuses, therefore he continues to be under threat of death under Iranian law.
--Atheists are making a concerted effort to thwart the efforts of evangelist Ray Comfort to expose the holocaust of abortion via his latest video effort called, “180” (See Crosstalk—9/28).
--Presidential candidate Herbert Cain says that if president he would prosecute the Council on American-Islamic Relations and other Islamic groups in the U.S. that have been linked to the Palestinian terrorist group, Hamas, and its parent, the Muslim Brotherhood.
--The Obama administration told the Palestinian Authority that it can’t significantly help advance a Palestinian state until after the 2012 presidential elections.
--Mike Huckabee is considering entering the election race.
--Iran begins mass production of cruise missiles for their navy.
--Census Bureau admits artificially inflating the number of same sex households.
--With the toppling of “Don’t ask, don’t tell”, the gay rights movement now seeks to end the military’s ban on transgender individuals.
--National Institutes of Health reports that 3 more human embryonic stem cell lines have been approved for taxpayer funding bringing the total to 135.