Friday, February 19, 2016

Show Notes 02-18-2016

Thursday Show 02-18-16

Hello Obamacare, goodby 2nd Amendment
What do you say when your child’s pediatrician asks if there are guns in your home? If it hasn’t happened to you yet, be ready. As our government gets more and more intrusive into our lives, it’s important that you are prepared to answer.
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University of Texas head begrudgingly OKs campus gun rules
Concealed handguns will be allowed in University of Texas classrooms but generally banned from dorms under rules begrudgingly approved Wednesday by the school's president, whose hand was forced by a new state law.
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UN Human Rights Chief Urges Expanded Access to Contraception, Abortion in Light of Zika Virus
U.N. high commissioner for human rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein urged Latin American governments Friday to increase access to “reproductive health services,” including emergency contraception and abortion, in light of the rise of the mosquito-borne Zika virus in Brazil which is suspected to be linked to a birth defect called microcephaly.
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Critics Challenge Climate Scientist’s Claim That Antarctic Iceberg Killed 150,000 Penguins
A scientific team led by Christopher Turney, a professor of climate science at Australia’s University of South Wales (UNSW), claims that a giant iceberg caused by the effects of global warming decimated a colony of Adelie penguins by blocking their way to feeding grounds off the eastern coast of Antarctica.
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STATE TO SLAM DOOR ON TRANSGENDER SCHOOL BATHROOMS
South Dakota is a governor’s signature away from becoming the first state in the nation to pass a law requiring transgender students to use the bathrooms that correspond to the gender they were born with, rather than the one they identify with or choose.
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UK black student group issues 'call to action' to officials
A group of black students at the University of Kentucky and the local NAACP have issued a call to action aimed at improving diversity at the school. Last November, the university ordered a Great Depression-era mural that features black workers toiling in a tobacco field to be covered up.
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College kids stumped by Reagan photo
A video shows “politically challenged” college students are unable to identify former President Ronald Reagan in a photograph. “Was that a former president?” a student majoring in government and international politics at George Mason University asked when shown the picture of Reagan. “Nixon, maybe?”
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