Below is a large sample of news stories that Jim covered on this edition of Crosstalk:
--The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations was to vote today on the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Treaty. Senator John Kerry vowed it would pass in the Senate before July 26th. It’s been postponed until further notice.
--Target stores now selling gay marriage greeting cards.
--Office Depot offering limited edition products from and donating a portion of its profits to the LGBT friendly “Born This Way Foundation”.
--J.C. Penny stock price drops to “junk bond” level possibly due in part to their pro-homosexual stance.
--Chick-fil-A president confirms his organization’s stance against gay-marriage.
--Thompson-Reuters news corporation endorses same-sex marriage.
--The language in the proposed marriage amendment to be decided in Minnesota in November will be decided by a court.
--The Episcopal Church has adopted legislation to give transgenders the right to become lay and ordained ministers.
--Members of the U.S. Armed Forces say that they have been given permission by commanding officers to march in a gay pride parade while wearing service-issued uniforms.
--Congressman Barney Frank married his homosexual “partner” earlier this month.
--Mormon presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in a speech before the NAACP, said he wants to represent those of every race, creed, and sexual orientation then later said he would defend traditional marriage.
--Mayor Vincent Gray announced that he’s appointed homosexual Dr. Saul Levin, a psychiatrist and Senior Deputy Director at the D.C. Dept. of Health as interim director of the D.O.H.
--An Australian married Olympic couple claims that they’ve been prohibited from sharing a room in the London Olympic Village even though homosexual couples are allowed to do so.
--The E.P.A. is flying unmanned military spy drones over farms in Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and Missouri.
--Latest news about investigation into President Obama’s birth certificate case.
--Transportation Security Administration approved flight training for 25 illegal aliens at a Boston area flight school that was owned by yet another illegal alien.
--Hugo Chavez of Venezuela says if he loses the presidential election on October 7th, civil war could break out.
--President Obama quietly signs executive order that allegedly authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to get ready to shut down all domestic communication in case of a declared national emergency, including systems like the Internet.
--Iran’s Supreme Leader is telling his people to prepare for war, the end of times and the coming of the last Islamic messiah.
--Iran has tens of thousands of agents in Latin America according to a former Iranian official.
--American for Limited Government president is urging the U.S. Senate to reject President Obama’s nominee, Erica Groshen, to head the Bureau of Labor Statistics citing her ties to a “left wing” organization with communist roots and her radical views against small businesses.
--The Obama administration has awarded 3.1 million in federal funds to Planned Parenthood affiliates in New Jersey.
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