Vic opened the phone lines to let listeners comment on the following news stories:
--Iranian Supreme Court orders retrial for Pastor Yousef Nadarkhani who refused to renounce his Christian faith.
--According to the U.S. State Department, there’s not a single Christian Church left in Afghanistan.
--Orrin Hatch of Utah said that a regulation under Obamacare would require religious employers to provide their workers with abortifacients.
--Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney supports partnership agreements for same-sex couples.
--As part of its 2012 Diversity Visa Program, the U.S. State Department is considering some applicants from countries deemed state sponsors of terrorism.
--Attorney General Eric Holder still in “hot water” over “Fast and Furious” investigation.
--The sister-in-law of John Podesta (President Obama’s White House Transition Director) served as the lobbyist for a wind power firm that was recently awarded a 135.8 million dollar loan guarantee from the Department of Energy.
--Government officials in Scandinavia have been holding 9 year old Dominic Yohansson in state foster care for over 24 months. He is the son of home-schooling parents.
--Wisconsin judge declares that Americans don’t have the right to choose their own food.