Crosstalk: September 23, 2019
Below is a sample of the stories Jim rolled out for this week’s edition of the ‘Round-Up.’
–Union Theological Seminary in New York City encouraged students to confess their sins to plants.
–You can anonymously submit your climate confessions online to NBC in categories related to meat, plastics, energy, transportation, paper, food waste, etc.
–Tens of thousand of protesters worldwide express their concerns over so-called climate change via marches and rallys.
–New York Public Schools announced that they were excusing students who planned on attending various climate strikes throughout the city.
–Senator Bernie Sanders says he will support the U.S. government creating a new refugee category for those wishing to come to America to flee climate change.
–Presidential candidate Andrew Yang has a climate plan targeting cattle.
–Representative Alexandria Ocasio Cortez believes that Miami won’t exist in a few years.
–A man wearing a colander on his head was permitted to offer the opening ‘prayer’ on behalf of the ‘Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster’ during a local government meeting in Alaska on Tuesday.
–Chinese authorities are replacing the Ten Commandments with quotes from President Xi Jinping.
–The FBI has arrested a Chinese government official for visa fraud, part of China’s massive scheme to illegally obtain American technology by recruiting experts in high-tech fields.
–The remains of 2,246 medically preserved aborted babies were found at the home of an abortion provider in Illinois.
–A high school teacher in Union County, North Carolina, allegedly told students that Vice President Mike Pence should be shot in the head.
–The former Planned Parenthood president says that the corporation of Planned Parenthood is threatening her into silence.
–U.S. Representative Dan Lipinski of Illinois has been a target of abortion activists for years because he stands up to his party and defends unborn babies.
–An Illinois teen is suing e-cigarette maker Juul claiming he suffered lung damage through vaping that has left him with the lungs of a 70 year old and nearly killed him.
–At least 530 people have become sick as an outbreak of vaping-linked lung illnesses spreads across America.
–Presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wants the federal government to provide drug war justice grants to people formerly incarcerated for non-violent marijuana offenses.
–A new study found some state agencies that process drivers licenses and car registrations are selling personal information for tens of millions of dollars.
–Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has rolled out red flag legislation and has said he would consider requiring gun owners to sell off some of their weapons.
–The Wisconsin Institute for Law and Liberty agreed to a settlement with the Housing Authority of the City of Menomonie to protect the Second Amendment rights of Housing Authority residents.
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