Vic Eliason cleared the news desk once again and presented the following stories that listeners could comment on:
--New York pastors and lay people arrested for protesting the city’s ban regarding religious use of schools on Sunday mornings.
--A leader of Sweden’s liberal party has called for a change in the nation’s social services law so that the government can take children away from home-schooling families more easily via social workers.
--Texas Governor Rick Perry drops out of the presidential race and endorses Newt Gingrich.
--Mitt Romney apparently did not defeat Rick Santorum in the Iowa Caucuses according to the certified vote totals.
--Head of Concerned Women for America endorses Rick Santorum.
--2 leaders from the American Center for Law and Justice have issued endorsements for Mitt Romney.
--Mitt Romney is being scrutinized for past stock transactions and how that coordinates with his giving to the Mormon Church.
--Newt Gingrich’s second wife alleges that Newt desired an open marriage.
--Supreme Court declined Tuesday to hear a case arising from North Carolina where in March 2007 the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for Separation of Church and State sued the Forsyth County Commission on behalf of 3 people who said they were offended by hearing commissioners open public meetings with prayers that named deities.
--The Ashland, Wisconsin, city council is debating whether to have prayer or a moment of silence at council meetings.
To state your views regarding the subject of prayers at Ashland, Wisconsin, council meetings call or e-mail:
Mayor Bill Whalen