Jim Schneider cleared the news desk in order to present listeners with another news round-up program. Some of the stories mentioned included:
--U.N. General Assembly approves the first treaty
regulating the multi-billion dollar global arms trade.
--President Obama calls for common sense measures for gun
--New York Democratic lawmaker is behind the Firearm Risk
Protection Act that would require gun owners to buy
liability insurance or face a $10,000 fine.
--A Colorado law would give members of the secret service
broad arrest powers in the state and awaits the
--Hunters begin boycott over Colorado gun control laws.
--Marine Corp blaming sequester cuts for having to conserve
--North Dakota governor gets death threats after signing 3
new laws restricting abortion.
--Former Obama official has now become the new CEO at a
Florida Planned Parenthood.
--Ohio woman suing an abortion clinic after she claims she
made the decision to terminate her pregnancy because her
life was in danger only to discover she was still
carrying the baby after the procedure.
--Senator Rand Paul introduces the Life Begins at
Conception Act (S-583)
--Planned Parenthood lobbyist says parents should be able
to kill a child that survives an abortion.
--Federal Department of Health and Human Services sidesteps
the state's efforts to defund abortion clinics in Title X.
--Obama proclaims April the month to teach kids how to
--IRS admits it erred when it spent thousands in taxpayer
dollars making a video spoof of Star Trek for its
2010 employee conference.
--Bureau of Land Management will pay 2 million dollars in
taxpayer dollars over 5 years to allow prison inmates in
Kansas to teach wild horses and burros to be gentle.
--Joe Biden's security detail racks up 1 million in two
nights; one in Paris and another in London.
--Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska evolving on the issue of
--New Jersey Governor Chris Christy believes that sexual
orientation is determined at birth.
--Gary Bauer believes there will be an exodus from the
Republican Party if they abandon their traditional
defense of marriage position.
--Florida Atlantic University apologizes for Jesus
--Ireland to build one of the world's largest mosques.
--Indonesian authorities carrying out their threat to tear
down a church building cheered on by Muslim protestors
denouncing Christians as infidels.
--Ohio man shot after Easter church service by shooter who
alleged that the shooting was the "will of Allah."
--10,000 commercial drones could cover America's skies by