The following are the stories that Jim brought up for listener discussion on this edition of Crosstalk:
--Peter LaBarbera, Founder and President of Americans for Truth About
Homosexuality, was detained by authorities in Saskatchewan, Canada.
--Legislation has been introduced in Massachusetts (HD-4212) to help free Justina
Pelletier. (See April 1, 2014 Crosstalk)
--Federal officials have taken to killing the calves and cattle of a Nevada
rancher as part of a stand-off that is shaping up to be the next “Ruby Ridge”
--Kathleen Sebelius resigns from her post as Secretary of Health and Human
--Forbes reports that health Insurance premiums are showing the sharpest
--About 1,800 New Jersey families receive letters indicating that their children
will lose insurance because the Affordable Care Act eliminated a state program
for low income residents.
--The Governor of Iowa signs a Muslim recognition day proclamation.
--18 medical marijuana companies have registered with the State of Florida this
--House panel finds to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress for her role in
the 2013 controversy involving the IRS targeting of conservatives.
--A total of 1,422,976 new cases of Chlamydia were reported by the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention in 2012, the largest number of reported cases for
any notifiable disease in the U.S.
--A shoe was thrown at Hillary Clinton while giving a speech in Las Vegas.
--Emelia Maria Jesty becomes the first baby born in Tennessee to have a woman
listed as the father.
To communicate on behalf of Justina Pelletier call:
Massachusetts House Speaker Robert Deleo--617-722-2500
Majority Leader Ronald Mariano--617-722-2300
Speaker Pro Tempore Patricia Haddad--617-722-2600
Majority Whip Byron Rushing--617-722-2783