Daily Headlines on contemporary issues that run counter to a Biblical Christian worldview.
Police COVID Reinstatement – NY Daily News – “Manhattan judge says NYC vaccine mandate can’t be enforced against NYPD union members… A Manhattan judge on Friday barred enforcement of New York City’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate against members of the city’s largest police union. The city vowed an immediate appeal of the ruling by Supreme Court Judge Lyle E. Frank, who said the city Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s mandate couldn’t be used to fire or put on leave members of the Police Benevolent Association.”
Fentanyl – Yahoo News – “Phoenix police arrest two in ‘largest’ fentanyl seizure in department history…. Two men have been arrested in the largest single fentanyl bust in the history of the Phoenix Police Department with the seizure of more than one million pills, authorities said Friday.”
QAnon & Trump – “Trump promotes QAnon-related posts on his social media platform… The former president has posted and reposted QAnon-related material before, but it’s now becoming a consistent embrace for him… It’s yet another example of the former president’s overt promotion of QAnon — a movement that embraces the conspiracy theory that Trump is secretly fighting against evil forces connected to the Democratic Party.”
Morality Police Religious Persecution & Death – PBS – “Protests have erupted across Iran in recent days after a 22-year-old woman died while being held by the morality police for violating the country’s strictly enforced Islamic dress code. … The death of Mahsa Amini, who had been picked up for her allegedly loose headscarf, or hijab, has triggered daring displays of defiance, in the face of beatings and possible arrest.”
FACE Act – National Review – “Pro-Life Activist Arrested After SWAT Team Raids Home with Guns Drawn in Front of ‘Screaming’ Children…. A well-known pro-life author and sidewalk counselor was arrested in front of his children after the Department of Justice ordered a SWAT raid on his house for alleged violations of the Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act, according to a report from LifeSiteNews…. Mark Houck, a father of seven, drove two hours to Philadelphia every Wednesday to speak outside of abortion clinics for six to eight hours at a time, his wife, Ryan-Marie Houck, told the outlet.”
Global Stock Markets – Reuters – “Analysis: After feverish week, global investors lick wounds and brace for more chaos…Signs of extraordinary times were everywhere. The Federal Reserve delivered its third straight seventy-five basis point rate hike while Japan intervened to shore up the yen for the first time since 1998. The British pound slid to a fresh 37-year trough against the dollar after the country’s new finance minister unleashed historic tax cuts and huge increases in borrowing.”
Abortion and Faith – FOX News – “Kamala Harris suggests ‘you don’t have to change your faith’ to agree with Democrats on abortion… Vice President Kamala Harris suggested during an interview in Wisconsin that people do not have to “change” their faith or abandon “deeply held beliefs” to “agree the government should not be telling a woman what to do with her body.”‘