Episode 205 – The Committee to Nominate the Nominating Committee

DUSTIN’ OFF THE DEGREE – Adventist Church Governance

NEWS

SCOTUS is allowing part of the travel ban to go into effect
http://www.cnn.com/2017/06/26/politics/travel-ban-supreme-court/index.html

SCOTUS upholds gay parent’s birth certificate rights
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/06/26/supreme-court-hear-challenge-same-sex-parents-birth-certificate/102427194/

SCOTUS sides with church in playground case
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/supreme-court-sides-with-religious-institutions-in-a-major-church-state-decision/2017/06/26/f6187a2a-5a13-11e7-9fc6-c7ef4bc58d13_story.html

Kentucky has passed a law to allow schools to teach Bible classes
http://www.wdrb.com/story/35761799/gov-matt-bevin-publicly-signs-bill-allowing-kentuckys-public-schools-to-teach-the-bible

Arkansas installed a Ten Commandments Monument…
http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2017/jun/27/ten-commandments-statue-erected-capitol-grounds-sm/

…And it’s been destroyed
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2017/06/28/a-christian-man-vandalized-the-ten-commandments-monument-at-the-arkansas-capitol/

A new report shows that right-wing extremists are committing more terrorism in the US than Islamists are
http://www.newsweek.com/right-wing-extremism-islamist-terrorism-donald-trump-steve-bannon-628381

An Iraqi police officer hugged a suicide bomber to keep him from entering a Mosque
https://www.almasdarnews.com/article/heroic-iraqi-officer-selflessly-hugs-suicide-bomber-save-countless-lives-babel/

Trump broke tradition and didn’t hold an Eid dinner to mark the close of Ramadan
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/40402211

Pence told Focus on the Family that Trump is their unwavering ally
http://www.rightwingwatch.org/post/pence-tells-focus-on-the-family-it-has-an-unwavering-ally-in-trump/

‘No Religion’ is now Australia’s top religion
https://www.buzzfeed.com/ginarushton/no-religion-is-now-australias-number-one-religion

Israeli Holocaust survivor won suit against El Al
https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/06/21/world/middleeast/israeli-woman-who-sued-el-al-for-sexism-wins-landmark-ruling.html

A 12 year old Mormon girl came out as a lesbian to her church and they cut off her mic and asked her to sit down
https://www.rawstory.com/2017/06/watch-mormon-church-cuts-12-year-old-girls-mic-as-she-comes-out-as-gay-to-her-congregation/

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