Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Show Notes 01-18-2015

Sunday show 01-18-15

Becket Fund: Government is a Main Source of Religious Freedom Violations
Kristina Arriaga, executive director of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, is outraged that the government has become one of the major obstacles to the free practice of religion in the United States.
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Phoenix woman dies after giving birth to quadruplets
A woman died hours after giving birth to quadruplets at a Phoenix hospital, a close friend of the family said Saturday. Erica Morales, 36, never got to hold her newborns before she passed away early Friday morning after a C-section surgery at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Nicole Todman said.
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State Department gives agencies deadline to conclude Keystone review
The State Department took a big step Friday toward making a final decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, setting a Feb. 2 deadline for federal agencies to give their views on the controversial project.
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Gun owners fear Maryland cops targeting them for Gun owners fear Maryland cops target them for traffic stops
“The MDTA Police conducted a review of the traffic stop and have concluded that the stop and subsequent search of the vehicle were justified,” spokesman Jonathan Green wrote in an emailed statement. “The investigation did not reveal any violations of law or agency policy.”
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St. Ann police admit to injuring and accidentally arresting wrong person
St. Ann Police apologized to a college student after they admitted to causing severe injuries to his face after accusing him of a crime he didn’t commit on Thursday.
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Republicans in Congress make plan to preempt FCC on Net Neutrality
House and Senate Republicans have scheduled hearings next Wednesday to propose legislation that would enforce net neutrality rules while forbidding the Federal Communications Commission from regulating broadband providers as common carriers.
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Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's mother was Abiah Folger, the second wife of Josiah. In all, Josiah would father 17 children.
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A North Carolina precedent for judicial review: Part One
The first time the Supreme Court applied the doctrine was in the landmark 1803 case of Marbury v. Madison, when the high court held that it is the ultimate arbiter of whether a statute enacted by Congress violates the Constitution.
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