Jim Schneider cleared the Crosstalk news desk and presented the following news stories followed by comments from listeners:
--Burger King is supporting LGBT rights with what they call the 'Proud Whopper' sandwich and the 'Be Your Way' project.
--J.P. Morgan Chase Bank is forcing employees to inform them whether they are LGBT or an ally of the LGBT community.
--Seattle, Washington's tourism agency is awarding four free wedding trips to LGBTQ couples in a sweepstakes that began July 1.
--A Kentucky Baptist Church of 1,200 congregants to marry a homosexual couple next May.
--President Obama holds gay pride celebration for the sixth time since taking office.
--A federal judge Tuesday struck down a same-sex marriage ban in Kentucky.
--3 same-sex couples in Wisconsin are asking local judges to recognize their marriages and grant adoptions of the children that the couples are already raising.
--Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel reports that the Supreme Court passed on their petition regarding California's ban on change therapy in the case of Pickup v. Brown.
--An advocacy group is calling for the federal government to loosen internet filters in schools as a way to assist the homosexual community.
--Vancouver, British Columbia, board of education has approved a policy for accommodating all sexual and gender identities including the creation of 3 pronouns replacing masculine and feminine with 'xe', 'xem' and 'xyr'.
--Representative Michele Bachmann has teamed up with 3 other legislators to introduce bipartisan legislation that prohibits federal funding for medical experimentation on a ward of the state. The bill is HR4989 (Justina's Law, named in honor of Justina Pelletier).
--According to a new study there are 9 new job titles emerging for health care executives.
--On July 7th Wisconsin U.S. Senator Ron Johnson will be part of oral arguments challenging the unilateral changes to Obamacare made without the authority of Congress.
--Obama mocks the GOP and says, 'So sue me.'
--President Obama tells his cabinet to be creative in terms of where he might be able to govern by expanding action to overcome gridlock.
--Jim Kouri, (Law Enforcement Examiner) believes it's possible that President Obama and his administration are provoking many Americans to stage a rebellion.
--Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal accuses President Obama and other Democrats of waging war against religious liberty and education and feels there's a rebellion brewing in the U.S. with people ready for a hostile takeover of Washington, D.C.
--Billings, Montana, Gazette is admitting that it was wrong for them to endorse Barack Obama for President.
--Darrell Issa is offering IRS Commissioner John Koskinen a chance to amend his June 23rd testimony.
--A federal judge tells the IRS to show up in court on July 11th to defend the federal tax agency.
--Border protesters are turning back buses of illegal alien children.
--Albert Spratte, the Sergeant at Arms for the National Border Patrol Council Local 3307 of the Rio Grande Valley blames President Obama for the waves of illegal immigrants.
--President Obama is asking Congress for about 2 billion dollars for the influx of illegal alien children.
--A New Mexico family to have cattle locked out of grazing meadows because of an endangered mouse.
--Mariam Ibrahim now says her new daughter is physically disabled because she was forced to give birth while shackled in chains.
--19 year old woman in Denver facing charges for wanting to assist ISIS.
--Islamic leader says Rome will be conquered next.
--ISIS has a 5 year plan for global domination.
--A Muslim mother demands an investigation after her son receives a non-halal hamburger in the school cafeteria.
--Senator Tom Coburn keeps the VA issue alive. One veteran who died, discovered he had a brain tumor approximately 3 years ago but only last month his widow received a letter from the VA informing her that they wanted to schedule an appointment with her husband.. He died in 2012, 2 years before his letter was even sent.
--The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is suing a private American business because they fired a group of Hispanic and Asian employees over their inability to speak English at work claiming that the English language requirement constitutes discrimination.
--The United Nations is intervening in Detroit, Michigan, water shut-off crisis.
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