Although many Americans favor expanding background checks for gun purchases, gun-control measures in Congress have failed to garner enough votes to pass. In contrast, some state legislatures have enacted measures to reduce gun violence in their communities. A new study examined the impact changes to background checks and licensing policiesContinue Reading

The Biden administration is secretly flying underage migrants into suburban areas of New York and other states, according to a new report posted by the New York Post. Dozens of young migrants have arrived via charter flights from Texas, a practice which started in August, a source told the New YorkContinue Reading

In 2018, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, became the first community to declare racism a public health crisis. Many communities have since done so since with more than 200 declarations of racism as a public health crisis made by city/town councils, county boards, governor/mayoral statements, school boards, and health associations or publicContinue Reading

A Thomas Jefferson statue is being removed from New York’s City Council Chamber in response to Public Design Commission members who overlook the third president’s accomplishments and are outraged that he owned slaves. The Jefferson statue resides near the near the chamber’s main dais, being placed there over 100 yearsContinue Reading

A woman was fired after a Black man accused her of telling him and his fiancé to stay in their “hood” while they were walking their dog at a Williamsburg park. Frederick Joseph tweeted on Sunday: “At the dog park in Brooklyn with my fiancé and this white woman wasContinue Reading

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul told Christian parishioners on that God wants them to be vaccinated. Hochul made the remark while speaking with worshippers at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn. “Yes, I know you’re vaccinated. They’re the smart ones, but you know, there are people out there who aren’tContinue Reading

San Antonio Spurs Coach Gregg Popovich compared Christopher Columbus to Hitler. “It’s no knock on Italian Americans. That’s a silly argument,” Popovich continued. “It’s like saying, ‘We should be proud of Hitler because we are German.’ It makes no sense. “It’s Columbus Day. That’s why they are off on Monday?” Popovich rantedContinue Reading

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled unanimously in favor of 16 athletes who filed a federal civil rights lawsuit challenging Western Michigan University’s (WMU) unlawful denial of their request for religious accommodation from the college’s shot mandate. This decision is now binding precedent in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee. The studentsContinue Reading

On Thursday, U.S. Senators Rand Paul (R-KY) and Cory Booker (D-NJ) introduced the FDA Modernization Act to end animal testing mandates. This legislation would end an outdated FDA mandate that experimental drugs must be tested on animals before they are used on humans in clinical trials. The bill would notContinue Reading

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Douglasville Police Department confirmed that they had filed criminal charges against Terresha Lucas, a Georgia woman who posed as a Ku Klux Klan member to threaten community members with “racially charged” notes in the neighborhood. What Yahoo described as “an unexpected turn of events” as Lucas, 30, a black woman,Continue Reading

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced that, on behalf of the agency, the U.S. Marshals Service conducted a mass seizure of FDA-regulated spices and food additive products held for sale under unsanitary conditions. Specifically, these food products were exposed to widespread rodent infestation as well as other pests,Continue Reading

Earlier this week, 57 bipartisan Members of the U.S House of Representatives, including 35 Democrats and 22 Republicans, sent a letter to leadership at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging the agency to rescind its abrupt suspension of canine imports from 113 countries, effective on July 14th. InContinue Reading

Governor Kathy Hochul signed an executive order last night declaring a statewide disaster emergency which allows unlicensed health care workers from other states and countries “to practice in New York State without civil or criminal penalty related to lack of licensure.” During a press conference Governor Hochul said, this executive order “allowsContinue Reading

The Eighth Judicial Circuit Court has granted a temporary injunction that prevents the city of Gainesville from forcing government employees to get the COVID shots. A lawsuit was filed by Jeff Childers Law, LLC, on behalf of many employees and contractors against Gainesville on August 26 after city officials imposed a shot mandate. TheContinue Reading

The Free Enterprise Project (FEP) has endorsed the Mind Your Own Business Act of 2021, introduced today by U.S. Senator Marco Rubio. The Act empowers shareholders to restrain corporate executives who make business decisions according to their own political preferences rather than doing what is in the financial best interest of the company. “WeContinue Reading

A Texas mom criticized her local school district about a book in the district’s middle school libraries that described graphic sex, snapping, “I do not want my children to learn about anal sex in middle school.” Kara Bell spoke before the Lake Travis Independent School District on September 15 andContinue Reading

The mayor of Hudson, Ohio, is calling for the resignation of the entire Board of Education after high school seniors were assigned a controversial book with writing assignments that asked them to describe sexual experiences, to pretend they were a serial killer and to describe the taste of beer. “ItContinue Reading

Flights of Afghan refugees to the US were paused Friday after four cases of measles were discovered among Afghans who had recently arrived in the country. The White House said the halt was recommended by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention after the four measles cases were diagnosed. NEWS TALKContinue Reading

American senator Elizabeth Warren has accused Amazon of “peddling misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines and treatments” through its search algorithms, promoting a book called “the most influential spreader of coronavirus misinformation online” by media outlets. “I write regarding concerns that Amazon is peddling misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines and treatments through its searchContinue Reading

As part of the NEWS TALK show this week, Brandon and Bob discussed the peculiar news that Harvard University hired a new chief chaplain. — an atheist named Greg Epstein. Epstein, author of Good Without God: What a Billion Nonreligious People Do Believe, has been the university’s humanist chaplain sinceContinue Reading