Jun 11 2015

Episode 98 – News for June 11, 2015

INTRO

PUTTING THE DEGREE TO WORK – Creation and Salvation

THIS DAY IN HISTORY – June 11

* 1837 – The Broad Street Riot occurs in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between Yankees and Irish

* 1963 – John F. Kennedy addresses Americans from the Oval Office proposing the Civil Rights Act of 1964

* 1982 – E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial released

* 1986 – “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” released

* 2001 – Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

* Update: Lightsail has rebooted

* Vermont has removed philosophical vaccine exemptions

* California’s new water plan is a massive desalination facility

* Scientists have converted blood into neurons

POLITICS AND RELIGION

* Rick Santorum says Pope should leave climate change to the scientists

* Indian filmmaker documenting corrective rape

* Nigeria bans FGM

* Update: Florida mom signs consent to son’s circumcision

* Ensaf Haidar reaches out to European leaders for Raif Badawi

* Muslim woman wins discrimination case in SCOTUS

* Muslim chaplain complains of discrimination on United flight

* Anti-Islam rally at Phoenix Mosque

FEEDBACK

* Paul via Facebook

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