Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Daily Headlines on contemporary issues that impact a Biblical Christian worldview.
“Fox News and Dominion reach last-minute $787 million settlement”…
“Fox News and Dominion Voting Systems have agreed to a blockbuster settlement over the network’s coverage of former President Trump’s false claims of voter fraud in the 2020 election.
The settlement comes after months of courtroom fighting between the two parties, in what had been widely seen as a precedent-setting moment for defamation law that could severely alter the financial and reputational health of the country’s largest cable news company.
From: The Hill
“Bud Light Backlash: 54% Support Anheuser-Busch Boycott”…
“In the aftermath of an uproar over Anheuser-Busch’s use of transgender model Dylan Mulvaney to promote Bud Light beer, a majority of Americans favor boycotting the brand.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 40% of American Adults say Anheuser-Busch’s transgender promotion makes them less likely to purchase Bud Light, while 19% say the Mulvaney promotion makes them more likely to buy Bud Light and 37% say it doesn’t make much difference to their beer-buying plans. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
From: Rasmussen Reports
“By the Numbers: A new map reveals where it’s OK to “Say Gay” and where it’s not”…
“A new map produced by the Movement Advancement Project (MAP) offers a snapshot of where LGBTQ+ education is under assault, and where other states are fighting back with laws explicitly requiring schools to include LGBTQ+ curricula.
After years of progress addressing discriminatory standards in schools, the map, titled “LGBTQ Curricular Laws,” reveals the tide is turning against LGBTQ+-inclusive education, students and teachers.
From: LGBTQ Nation
“Elon Musk’s bone-chilling Tucker interview; his vow to create a rival AI called ‘TruthGPT’”…
“Fox News host Tucker Carlson premiered the first part of his interview with Elon Musk on Monday that included his vow to launch an A.I. competitor to Microsoft and Google, one not trained to lie.
“We don’t want this to be sort of a profit-maximizing demon from hell, you know.”
From: Fox News
“Feds charge 40 Chinese police officials for repression efforts against U.S. residents”…
“News of the charges comes the same day that the DOJ announced charges against individuals suspected of operating a clandestine police station in New York City on behalf of the Chinese National Police.
The Department of Justice on Monday announced that it had charged more than 40 individuals, many of whom are members of the Chinese national police, in connection with transnational repression schemes to stifle the activities of Chinese citizens abroad.”
From: Just the News
“UN Says Minors Can Consent to Sex”…
“‘Sexual conduct involving persons below the domestically prescribed minimum age of consent to sex may be consensual in fact, if not in law,’ UN says
The United Nations is working to mainstream sex with minors, stating in a report that relations with underage individuals can be considered consensual despite worldwide prohibitions on such acts.”
From: The Free Beacon
“Americans who read the Bible have ‘far more hope’ than those who don’t: survey”
“Those who read the Bible have “far more hope” than those who don’t, according to a recent survey released as the number of Americans who prioritize Bible reading continues to decline.
The first chapter of American Bible Society’s 2023 “State of the Bible” report, released earlier this month, analyzed responses to a series of questions that measure an individual’s level of hope. The survey polled 2,761 adults across the 50 states from Jan. 5-30. The questions asked respondents to rank their level of agreement with statements describing their feelings “when an outcome I desire seems unlikely or even impossible.”
From: The Christian Post
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