FROM Myung Oak Kim
Will Charges of Evangelist's Gay-Sex Discourage "Values Voters? Charges from a gay prostitute have led the Rev. Ted Haggard to resign as President of the National Association of Evangelicals , which claims 30 million members. Although Haggard denies he paid Mike Jones for sex over the past three years, Ross Parsley, now acting pastor of Haggard's New Life Church in Colorado Springs, says Haggard has acknowledged some of Jones’ accusations.
Who's to blame for the opioid crisis? Some of the lawyers who took on Big Tobacco are now going after Big Pharma. It’s all about the deadly epidemic of opioid use. Are the drug companies to blame? What about the users? Later, on today’s Talking Point: making sense of Britain’s upset election.
Terrorism and tweets, hate speech and murder Just days before an election, Britain is coping with a rash of deadly terrorism, and Prime Minister Theresa May is on the defensive. And again today, President Trump has tweeted criticism of the Mayor of London. Later, a double murder in Portland, Oregon has revealed the ugly past of a supposedly “progressive” city. One immediate question: is “hate speech” protected by the First Amendment?
Trump's 'America First' goes missing abroad In the Middle East, President Trump is changing some policies of the Obama Administration—and reversing his own campaign attacks on Islam as a religion that "hates us." We hear about his visit to Saudi Arabia and what's at stake for the rest of his foreign excursion.