News Roundup 2-23-18

​Date:         February 23, 2018
Host:         Jim Schneider
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​​Below is a selection of the many stories Jim presented on this week’s ‘Round-Up’ program.

–Several Palm Beach County, Florida, police officers are guarding the home of
the former school resource deputy who stayed outside as last week’s high school
massacre took place.
–Students billed as leading the gun control charge from their parents living
rooms after the Florida high school shooting are receiving help from seasoned,
left-wing activists.
–The Florida House of Representatives passed a bill requiring public schools to
display the state’s and nation’s motto ‘In God We Trust’ in a conspicuous place.
–The nation’s largest, privately owned bank holding company and a major auto
retail chain said yesterday that they will stop promotions aimed at National
Rifle Association members.
–More than 25,000 people had called the ABC television network by Monday morning
to respond to comments made by a member of ‘The View’ panel who described
Christianity as a mental illness.
–Several displays featuring quotations from Scripture have been removed from a
choir room at a public high school in Searcy, Arkansas, following a complaint
from an atheist activist organization.
–The Freedom From Religion Foundation submitted a complaint to the Hickman Mills
C-1 School District in Missouri after being informed that a 7th grade science
teacher at Smith-Hale Middle School had been teaching a young earth and other
beliefs adhered to by Christians.
–Reverend Billy Graham passed away on Wednesday and his body will lie in repose
in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol.
–New charges come forth against former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort.
–A pro-life Idaho lawmaker’s stern comments to pro-abortion student lobbyists
resulted in negative publicity this past week.
–The United Kingdom High Court ruled on Tuesday that a hospital may remove a 21
month old child’s ventilator against the wishes of his parents.
–A dispute erupted in Belgium after a person with dementia was killed by
euthanasia even though the person didn’t request death by lethal injection and
wasn’t capable of consenting.
–New Jersey’s governor signed a new law forcing state taxpayers to fund Planned
–On an 18-14 vote the Wisconsin Senate passed legislation to prohibit elective
abortion coverage in Wisconsin’s public health insurance plans.
–Thomas Koch, the current mayor of Quincy, Massachusetts, announced he has left
the Democratic party due to their extreme position on abortion.
–The secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council and former chief of Iran’s
Revolutionary Guard said the Islamic republic will level Tel Aviv to the ground
if an attack is carried out by Israel.
–When President Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital two decades after
Congress authorized it, he drew the wrath of Arab nations and their allies. Now
Israel’s recently reconstituted Sanhedrin is honoring Trump’s decision by
putting his image on a privately minted, half-shekel coin.
–The new embassy for Jerusalem cleared a final bureaucratic hurdle this week when
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed off on the security plan for moving the
embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
–Escalating pedophilia and sex abuse scandals engulfing the U.N. and its peace-
keeping forces have become so massive, that even the pro-U.N. media have been
forced to cover it. This involves raping and exploiting children, not to
mention sexual abuse and harassment of the U.N.’s own employees.
–A former UNICEF consultant and anti-spanking activist sexually abused a 12 year
old boy during the 1960’s and was just sentenced to more than 6 years for it.
–The top globalists, communists and Islamists from around the world gathered this
month on the Arabian Peninsula for the World Government Summit pushing for a new
world order.

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