Sunday, April 23, 2017

Show Notes 04-22-2017

Saturday Show 4-22-17

17th-century smart lock was really smart
Think cool technology is only a recent thing? A 340-year old smart lock may change your mind. As the Verge reports, the device in the collection of the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is packed with clever tech that would stump any 21st-century thief.
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3 MORE KIDS FIGHT DISTRICT OVER COED SHOWERS
Three more students have joined a court fight against their school district over its decision to allow coed showers in which both boys and girls are allowed to change and shower in the same locker room under the guise of accommodating “gender orientation.”
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Pavement outside White House shut permanently to public
The decision was part of an "ongoing comprehensive review" of security measures at the White House and its surrounding grounds, the agency said. It comes one month after a man armed with pepper spray jumped the fence and was inside the grounds for 16 minutes.
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Skipping correspondents' dinner, Trump will instead rally in Pennsylvania
President Trump has chosen to hold a campaign rally in Pennsylvania next Saturday rather than attend the annual dinner of White House correspondents.
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Christian Religious Freedom Group Wins UN Accreditation After Years of Rejection by Repressive Regimes
After having its application slapped down more than a dozen times by a committee often dominated by repressive regimes, a Christian non-governmental organization advocating religious freedom finally won official U.N. accreditation on Wednesday.
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Are frozen veggies healthy? Study suggests a surprising finding
When it comes to fruits and veggies, there’s little doubt grabbing a bag of pre-washed, prepped frozen peas from the freezer section is likely to be cheaper and easier.
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5 reasons why spicy food is good for you
The Spice Girls were onto something when they released their hit song “Spice Up Your Life” in the ’90s. Turns out, a wealth of research supports the idea that adding spice to your food can offer some major health benefits.
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SGA passes resolution supporting reparations for black students
Western Kentucky University’s Student Government Association passed a resolution Tuesday supporting reparations for African-American students.
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March for Science rallies take aim at climate change skepticism, proposed budget cuts
March for Science rallies were held across the country Saturday in response to what organizers and attendees see as increasing attacks on science and concerns about looming cuts in government spending.
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‘Panic Button’ Application Among Several New Aids Offered to Mexicans in US
The Mexican government has added a “panic button” to its mobile application aimed at helping Mexican migrants in the U.S., while two other applications for immigrants in the U.S. without legal permission – both announced to fanfare in the media last month – have yet to appear online.
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Deep-Blue Maryland turns down 'sanctuary state' status -- Our activists also win in Tenn. on in-state tuition
Maryland has been one of the most Democratic and pro-illegal immigration states in the country. It was logical that it would be one of the first to respond to a nationwide effort to have states declare themselves in opposition to Pres. Trump's announced efforts to greatly increase the removal of criminal aliens from the country.
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House Panel Votes Down Tennessee Immigrant Tuition Bill
A narrow vote in the Tennessee House killed an in-state tuition bill that had already passed the state Senate. The bill would have given taxpayer-subsidized in-state tuition to illegal border crossers and visa overstays.
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Show Notes 04-21-2017

Friday Show 4-21-17

The big, amazing list of people Obama spied on
“Mr. Bond, they have a saying in Chicago: ‘Once is happenstance, twice is coincidence, the third time it’s enemy action.'” – From “Goldfinger” by Ian Fleming.
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Court: 75-Year-Old Vet Not Guilty for Displaying U.S. Flags Above VA Fence
A U.S. veteran who was charged in 2016 with the federal crime of desecrating Veterans Administration property by displaying two napkin-sized flags on top of a VA fence was found not guilty yesterday, according to the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California.
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Trump Signs Bill to Extend Veterans Choice Program
President Donald Trump extended the Veterans Choice Act on Wednesday to set the stage for a push in Congress to expand the program and allow more access to private care for veterans.
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US Intelligence Agencies Fear Rogue Insiders as Much as Spies
Few spy cases have broken in the past decade and a half. In contrast, a proliferation of U.S. intelligence and military insiders have gone rogue and spilled secrets to journalists or WikiLeaks, the anti-secrecy group.
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I.R.S. Enlists Debt Collectors to Recover Overdue Taxes
The Internal Revenue Service is about to start using four private debt-collection companies to chase down overdue payments from hundreds of thousands of people who owe money to the federal government, a job it has handled in house for years.
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GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized
General Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets.
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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Show Notes 04-15-16

Saturday Show 4-15-17

What’s So Good about Good Friday?
On Good Friday we remember the day Jesus willingly suffered and died by crucifixion as the ultimate sacrifice for our sins (1 John 1:10). It is followed by Easter, the glorious celebration of the day Jesus was raised from the dead, heralding his victory over sin and death and pointing ahead to a future resurrection for all who are united to him by faith (Romans 6:5).
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Easter Sunday
Easter is the celebration of Christ's resurrection from the dead. It is celebrated on Sunday, and marks the end of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the last day of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday), and is the beginning of the Easter season of the liturgical year.
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Actor Kevin Sorbo Posts Photo of 'First Gender-Neutral Bathroom'
Actor Kevin Sorbo has posted a photograph on his Facebook page of the "first gender-neutral bathroom." It's a photograph of an outhouse.
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Tax March turns into demand for Trump's IRS filings; 20 reported arrests
Thousands of protesters turned out Saturday in events across the country to demand President Trump release his full IRS returns, mostly large-but-peaceful events with several arrests reported in California.
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The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is an absolute beast
The wide-body Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is a barely street-legal drag racer with a V8 that can produce up to 840 HP and 770 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful American car ever.
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MAJOR U.S. UNIVERSITY PUBLISHES 'COMMUNISM FOR KIDS'
“Once upon a time, people yearned to be free of the misery of capitalism. How could their dreams come true?” That’s how the promotion for a new book for kids about the wonders of communism starts out.
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Burger King just won't stop trolling Google Home
Burger King could be cooking up a flame-broiled ad war with Google. The fast-food restaurant chain is serving up TV commercials that cause Google's voice-activated, artificial intelligence-driven Google Home speaker to start talking about the Whopper sandwich.
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These new kinds of bullets are lethal underwater
A new breed of bullets could be used for underwater firefights. The CAV-X supercavitating bullets, made by DSG Technology, are designed to deliver lethality at much farther distances underwater.
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Just Add Heat: New 4D-Printed Objects Morph on Cue
Objects that can change shape within seconds after being exposed to heat demonstrate a novel 4D-printing technique that could one day be used to create medical devices that unfurl on their own in the body during surgical procedures.
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Oklahoma rep tells taxpayers it's 'bullcrap' to claim they pay his salary
An Oklahoma congressman told constituents at a feisty town hall this week it was “bullcrap” to claim they funded his congressional salary.
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Maine Democrats caught on video laughing at rising white suicide rates
Yesterday conservative news website Maine First Media dropped a bombshell recording from the Maine Democratic Party’s “Values and Vision” summit.
The recording shows a speaker make light of the suicide rate among white people.
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Colorado ends plans for pot clubs over Trump uncertainty
Colorado lawmakers on Thursday backed off plans to become the first U.S. state to regulate marijuana clubs, saying approval of Amsterdam-style pot clubs could invite a federal crackdown.
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Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain
On this day in 1783, the Continental Congress of the United States officially ratifies the preliminary peace treaty with Great Britain that was signed in November 1782. The congressional move brings the nascent nation one step closer to the conclusion of the Revolutionary War.
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Show Notes 04-14-2017

Friday Show 4-14-17

Trump gives states power to cut off Planned Parenthood money
President Trump signed a bill Thursday freeing states to withhold federal family planning grant money from Planned Parenthood, marking the first major pro-life legislation to be signed into law in more than a decade.
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Man suspected of shooting US border agent arrested in Mexico
A fugitive accused of pulling the trigger to kill a U.S. Border Patrol agent was captured in Mexico more than six years after a slaying that exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the U.S. government.
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Secretary of State Kris Kobach announces first conviction of noncitizen voting in Kansas
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Wednesday that he has obtained his first conviction of a person who illegally voted in a Kansas election without being a U.S. citizen. Kobach, who has advised President Donald Trump on immigration and voter fraud, said that Victor David Garcia Bebek has pleaded guilty to voter fraud.
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A look at the types of aid US provides Mexico
President Donald Trump has ordered the federal government to account for all U.S. assistance to Mexico over the past five years, as part of his effort to shore up security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Hawaiian fisherman asks to restrict foreign fishing licenses
A Native Hawaiian fisherman is asking a state board to declare that only people who are lawfully admitted to the United States can get commercial fishing licenses.
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'Shariah cop' cracks down on Minnesota Muslims
A 22-year-old Muslim convert has been denounced for trying to enforce Shariah law on Somali refugees living in Minneapolis, but he says he’s just trying to be a good Muslim and please Allah.
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Police Call Qurans Found in Toilet at UTD 'Shocking and Unusual'
Police at the University of Texas at Dallas say they're searching for the person who dumped several copies of the Quran in campus toilets. They call the incident "shocking" and "unusual."
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Substitute teacher shortage adds to strain on struggling schools
It’s 7 a.m. on a Friday and Teresa Kurilovitch already knows it’s going to be a rough day. Twenty-one teachers are absent, and as a veteran secretary in the Niagara Falls High School office, she takes the first stab at finding replacements.
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Dog escapes Virginia boarding facility with superior door-opening skills
A dog staying at a Virginia boarding facility proved to be quite an escape artist and found his way to freedom. The Great Pyrenees named "General" managed to escape the facility by opening multiple doors.
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Oddly, Penguins Keep Coming Back to Erupting Volcano
It took hundreds of years for one of the oldest and largest penguin colonies in Antarctica to recover after three separate volcanic eruptions nearly wiped the seabird colony off the map, a new study finds.
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Show Notes 04-08-2017

Saturday Show 4-8-17

Liberals are Using THIS Tactic to Stop Trump's Border Fence
Wildlife conservation groups are collaborating with a federal government agency to halt construction of the southern border wall by fudging science to claim that unimpeded trans-border corridors are essential to an “endangered species” with 99% of its population in Mexico.
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Justice Gorsuch: Senate Confirms Trump’s First SCOTUS Pick
The Senate voted just before noon Friday to confirm Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Nation’s highest bench. The vote, originally set for Friday evening, was moved up to the morning after Democrats agreed to waive part of the final debate period.
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Palm Sunday
Palm Sunday is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar after Christmas and Easter. Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter, and marks the beginning of Holy Week, the week of events leading up to Jesus' death.
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WOW: Two Burglars Kick In Door Of Former Marine, And Get A Surprise They Never Asked For
Police have identified a man who was shot and killed early Thursday after kicking in the door of a Salt Lake City apartment. Puleaga Danny Tupu, 33, of West Valley City, died in the living room of the apartment at 731 S. 300 East, police said Friday.
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Bill would prohibit enforcement of federal ban on firearms in Montana
The House of Representatives gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a bill meant to preserve Montanans’ right to bear arms by prohibiting the enforcement of any federal ban on firearms or ammunition.
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“The Founders Couldn’t Have Imagined Assault Rifles,” She Blogged
Consistently, the dumbest argument put forward by gun control supporters is the idea that the Founding Fathers—one of the best-educated and most intelligent groups of men ever assembled in world history—simply couldn’t have imagined that modern firearms could be invented, and so that the natural right of citizens to own these rifles couldn’t possibly exist.
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POW story of "Angels of Bataan" army nurses is one of the greatest WWII stories never told
One of World War II’s greatest untold stories began on April 8, 1942 when Lt. Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, the commander of the U.S. Army in the Philippines, ordered the evacuation of military and civilian nurses to the island of Corregidor.
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Philippine Bataan Death March survivors mark 75th anniversary
Ramon Regalado was starving and sick with malaria when he slipped away from his Japanese captors during the infamous 1942 Bataan Death March in the Philippines, escaping a brutal trudge through steamy jungle that killed hundreds of Americans and thousands of Filipinos who fought for the U.S. during World War II.
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Army Announces Deployment of 1,500 Alaska-Based Troops
The U.S. Army announced Friday that approximately 1,500 soldiers from Alaska will deploy to Afghanistan later this year. The deployment of the 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division, is part of a regular rotation of forces in support of Operation Freedom's Sentinel.
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Sessions warns that overhaul of Baltimore police may result in 'a less safe city'
Attorney Jeff Sessions warned that the agreement negotiated under the Obama administration to overhaul the troubled Baltimore police force may result in “a less safe city.”
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Scientists discover atmosphere around distant Earth-like planet
Astronomers have detected an atmosphere around the super Earth-like planet GJ 1132b, a discovery which could help pave the way to finding life outside our solar system.
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Next Job for US Air Force: Space Cop?
The United States Air Force may become a sort of space cop in the not-too-distant future. An off-Earth economy cannot truly take off unless moon miners and other pioneering entrepreneurs are able to operate in a safe and stable environment, said Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas Schilling, of Air University.
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Tuesday, April 04, 2017

Show Notes 04-01-17

Saturday Show 4-1-17

Pennsylvania high school gives nearly 500 students suspension notices
More than 500 students at a Pennsylvania high school have been given suspension notices for skipping at least a week’s worth of classes. Officials at Harrisburg High School gave the notices to the students on Monday for accumulating too many unexcused absences.
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Wildflowers, dormant for years, bloom across California
Rain-fed wildflowers have been sprouting from California’s desert sands after lying dormant for years — producing a spectacular display that has drawn record crowds and traffic jams to tiny towns like Borrego Springs.
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Trump walks out on signing ceremony without actually signing order
President Trump walked out on his own Oval Office signing ceremony without actually signing his two executive orders on trade.
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APRIL FOOLS: KREMLIN OFFERS 'ELECTION INTERFERENCE'
Need some election interference? The Russian Foreign Ministry is ready to help -- or so it says on April Fools’ Day. On Saturday, the ministry posted on its Facebook page an audio file of the purported new automated telephone switchboard message for Russian embassies.
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GOP Protects Trump’s Tax-Return Privacy: ‘No Single Individual Has Ever Been Targeted in Such a Manner’
The House Ways and Means Committee voted 24-16 Tuesday against a Democrat resolution directing the U.S. Treasury Department to gather ten years of Donald Trump’s tax returns and other confidential financial information and then turn it all over to Congress.
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I'll back Texas independence, EU's Juncker warns Trump
"The newly elected US president was happy that the Brexit was taking place and has asked other countries to do the same," European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said. However, he warned, "if he goes on like that I am going to promote the independence of Ohio and Austin, Texas, in the United States of America."
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Brexit Leader Farage: European Union Just Lost Whatever Credibility they Had in the U.S.
The man behind Brexit, Nigel Farage, has called European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker a “complete and total idiot” after Juncker said he would support the independence of U.S. states in response to President Donald Trump’s support for Brexit.
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Brexit: Europe fears protecting itself from terrorism without UK's expertise
A day after officials triggered the Brexit divorce proceedings European security experts said they worried about the prospect of protecting the continent without the UK's policing expertise.
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ISRAEL TAKES BABY STEP TOWARD REBUILDING TEMPLE?
With June marking the 50th anniversary of Israel’s reunification of the capital city of Jerusalem along with the Temple Mount, the Israeli government is considering a proposal to create a new foundation responsible for providing “research, information and advocacy” about the Jewish connection to what many consider the holiest site in all of Judaism – the place where the Temple stood until A.D. 70.
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Bees! Bees! Rockies and Padres Hit the Deck as Swarm Hits Baseball Field
When a pack of bees swarmed the field, the Rockies and Padres didn't seem to know what to do. So they hit the deck.
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April Fools' Day snowstorm dumps up to 18 inches in New England
It’s April Fools’ Day but it’s no joke: People across northern New England woke up to a foot of heavy, wet snow on parts of the region Saturday and conducted weekend business as more fell throughout the day.
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Sanctuary cities free 253 illegal-alien criminals in 2 weeks
Law enforcement agencies in New York City declined 12 detainers from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during the week of Feb. 4 to Feb. 10, according to ICE’s latest Weekly Declined Detainer Outcome Report.
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Sunday, April 02, 2017

Show Notes 03-31-2017

Friday Show 3-31-17

J Scott Armstrong: Fewer Than 1 Percent Of Papers in Scientific Journals Follow Scientific Method
Fewer than 1 percent of papers published in scientific journals follow the scientific method, according to research by Wharton School professor and forecasting expert J. Scott Armstrong.
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ABORTIONISTS FUNDED AG WHO CHARGED PRO-LIFERS FOR BABY BODY-PARTS VIDEOS
The California official who filed felony charges against two pro-lifers who went undercover to report on Planned Parenthood’s baby body-parts trade received thousands of dollars over the years from the abortion provider.
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VP Mike Pence casts tie-breaking vote to allow states to defund Planned Parenthood
Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers squeezed narrowly through the Senate Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.
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Here is every executive order Trump has signed
Minimizing the economic burden of the patient protection and Affordable Care Act pending repeal. His first order gives agencies authority to grant waivers, exemptions and delays of provisions in the Affordable Care Act. Read the full text of the order.
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Trump signs executive orders to crack down on trade abuses, increase enforcement
One week before he hosts a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Trump on Friday signed a pair of executive orders aimed at cracking down on trade abuses and identifying the causes of America’s massive trade deficit.
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MOMS DECLARE HOLY WAR AFTER SCHOOL TEACHES ISLAM 'TRUE FAITH'
A middle school in Chatham, New Jersey, is using a cartoon video to teach the Five Pillars of Islam to seventh-grade students, and now two parents have obtained legal services to fight the school district which has ignored their concerns.
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