Jul 09 2015

Episode 102 – News for July 9, 2015

INTRO
* USA USA USA wins Women’s World Cup!!!

ANTHROPOCENTRISM

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – July 9

* 1955 – Presidential Candidate Lindsey Graham born
* 1976 – Female cadets enrolled at West Point
* 1981 – Donkey Kong released
* 1986 – The Parliament of New Zealand passes the Homosexual Law Reform Act legalising homosexuality in New Zealand

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

* Celebrating summer when we are the farthest away from the sun
* Computer glitch on NASA’s New Horizon prompts quick reboot
* Happy Shark Week!
* Major explosion rocks SpaceX

POLITICS AND RELIGION

The Backlash

* Tennessee hardware store is “no gays allowed
* Many county clerks don’t want to obey
* Hood County, TX Clerk refused to comply until sued
* South Dakota clerk seems to want to marry her dog now…
* Tennessee county clerk’s quit over same sex marriage
* Fly the Christian flag over the American Flag

Other news

* Update – The California vaccine bill signed into law
* Catholic Church ordered to pay $5.1 million for fraud in Norway
* Oklahoma Supreme Court orders removal of Ten Commandments
* Gov Mary Fallin is refusing to comply
* Abstinence only sex ed advocate Bristol Palin is pregnant…again…

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