FROM Kimberly Winston
Bias v. Religious Freedom on the Cal State University Campus InterVarsity is an evangelical Christian group with 860 chapters at American colleges and universities. It’s been around for almost 70 years, but lately it’s being challenged by some institutions. A year ago, the 23-campus California State University System officially “de-recognized” InterVarsity, but the group is fighting back. It’s all about by-laws laying out the requirements for leadership.
Human Rights in the era of Donald Trump President Trump’s UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley, said today the US might pull out of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. Serious violators of human rights are members of the Council itself–and a US resignation could make things worse. Later on today’s show, now that he’s into his second term, comedian turned US Senator Al Franken is telling jokes again.
Trump's new look at civil rights and global warming President Trump is reportedly ready to pull the US out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. We look at the possible consequences. On the second half of the program, we hear about cuts in Obama-Era civil rights programs called for by the Trump Administration's first budget plan.
Will the Senate write a healthcare bill in secret? While Democrats and Republicans argue White House relations with Russia, another question is being decided behind closed doors: who gets help buying health insurance and who doesn't? We hear how the pros and cons are being shrouded in secrecy.