Sunday Show 8/17/14
International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
The U.S. Government has ratified the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD or more commonly, CERD) treaty and must report periodically on its record to uphold the human rights protected in this treaty. The U.S. Government submitted its report to the United Nations in June 2013 and will go before the review committee in Geneva this August to answer questions about what the government is doing to address and dismantle racism in the U.S.
Woman bearhugs alleged phone thief after five block chase
A dramatic photo captured the moment on Friday when a Brooklyn mugging victim became a crime fighter — as she busted the punk who allegedly snatched her cellphone and held him in a bear hug for the cops.
Government spending exceeded median household income
Combined federal, state and local government spending per household exceeded the median household income in 2009, 2010 and 2011, the three most-recent years for which full data is available, according to calculations made using numbers from the White House Office of Management and Budget and an historical online database of state and local finances recently established by the Census Bureau.
Woman reunited with dog stolen form her eight years ago
An English bulldog who was snatched from a backyard in Memphis, Tenn., and vanished for eight years has been reunited with her owner in Phoenix, 1,400 miles away.
Education Expert: Removing Bible, Prayer from Public Schools Has Caused Decline
Education expert William Jeynes said on Wednesday that there is a correlation between the decline of U.S. public schools and the U.S. Supreme Court’s 1962 and 1963 decision that school-sponsored Bible reading was unconstitutional.
Hotel chain in Britain removes Bibles from rooms
The decision by one of Britain’s largest hotel chains to remove Bibles from its rooms has sparked complaints from Christians.
I'm from the Government and I'm here to rewrite your sermon
Imagine uttering the words “pro-life” in your church and finding yourself targeted by an investigation from the feared and reviled Internal Revenue Service.
An expert on the First Amendment conflict between pastors and the federal agency, which says it is investigating speech delivered from pulpits, confirms that’s possible.
Sainthood sought for fastest Nun in the West who took on Billy The Kid and founded schools
The Archdiocese of Santa Fe announced it is exploring sainthood for an Italian-born nun who challenged Billy the Kid, calmed angry mobs and helped open New Mexico territory hospitals and schools.
HHS Placing Unaccompanied Minors With Possible MS-13 Ties in Top Gang-Plagued Cities
Reports show thousands of unaccompanied illegal alien minors, some of them identified as obvious gang members by U.S. Border Patrol agents, have been transferred to several of the largest metropolitan areas in the United States, including Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York City, Houston and the Washington, D.C. area – cities that all rank among the top strongholds of the Latin American gang Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13.
Conservative group empowers consumers to shop according to their values
Just in time for back-to-school shopping, a conservative group has compiled a list of businesses that gives parents information about where certain companies stand on issues like gay marriage, abortion, gun rights and the environment.