Government intimidation, gay rights and religious liberty, a Christian hip-hop response to ‘Same Love’
Today’s news and commentary from Cal Thomas on the FCC survey of newsrooms, plus: a legal discussion with Alliance Defending Freedom’s Jordan Lorence, a Christian hip-hop artist confronts Macklemore’s popular song praising homosexuality, and more
Fugitive: Former Ukrainian president Victor Yanukovych has gone missing. After parliament removed Yanukovych from office over the weekend, the Ukrainian interim government on Monday issued an arrest warrant for the missing leader at the center of Ukraine’s violent unrest.
Budget cuts: Proposed budget cuts could pose new challenges for the U.S. military.
Retiring: After 59 years in the US House of Representatives, Congressman John Dingell will retire.
Religious films: AP’s Steve Coleman reports that several faith-oriented films will hit theaters soon, including Son of God.
Business/economy: The markets roared back into positive territory for the year on Monday after a rocky 2014 start.
Commentary: Government intimidation
Cal Thomas discusses the original FCC plan to determine whether newsrooms were meeting the government-defined standards of “critical information.”
Gay rights and religious liberty
Jordan Lorence of Alliance Defending Freedom discusses the legal battles of a Christian baker in Colorado and a photographer in New Mexico.
Christian hip-hop responds musically to hit song celebrating homosexuality
Jeff Koch covers the music industry for WORLD News Group. Read his article "Christian rapper Bizzle challenges ‘Same Love,’ gets different hate."