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The battle for religious freedom, the Indiana culture war, “The Internet of Things,” a reading for Maundy Thursday
Today’s news and an interview with Hans von Spakovsky about the fight for religious freedom in Indiana, plus: commentary from Cal Thomas about the culture war surrounding RFRA laws, technology correspondent Michael Cochrane explains “The Internet of Things,” a reading for Holy Week from John 13, and more
RFRA: Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchison says he won’t sign his state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act in its current form.
Religious freedom: Some major corporations are taking sides, blasting Indiana’s legislative efforts to protect religious liberties.
Iran: The Iranian nuclear talks continue today, and as critics called for the U.S. to walk away from the table, White House spokesman Josh Earnest Wednesday insisted there’s enough progress to keep talking.
Benghazi: The House Select Committee on Benghazi this week formally requested former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton testify about her personal email server which her attorney says has been wiped.
Second amendment: A documentary called Safe Haven premiered Wednesday on the Outdoor Channel, which takes a harsh look at laws that establish so-called gun-free zones.
Nuclear talks: House Speaker John Boehner steered clear of discussing the Iran nuclear talks during a joint press appearance in Israel Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Business/economy: Disappointing economic reports drove down the markets on Wednesday.
The battle for religious freedom
Han von Spakovsky of the Heritage Foundation discusses the stand Indiana is taking for religious freedom and the vulnerable people the laws protect.
Commentary: The culture war in Indiana
Of the controversy around the RFRA law in Indiana, commentator Cal Thomas says, “Facts don’t matter when the media and gay activists believe they can find an issue that stirs controversy and advances their cause.”
How workable is “The Internet of Things”?
Michael Cochrane covers science and technology stories for WORLD Radio.
A reading from John 13 for Maundy Thursday
Narrator Alexander Scourby (1913-1985) was an American radio, television, and film actor.