A Canadian father was arrested last week for violating a court order that banned him from speaking out about his daughter's gender transition. While that incident didn't take place here in the US, it mirrors what's going on here. Speech and behavior that is found offensive are being silenced, debate over controversial subjects: shutdown. Society no longer has room for grace. Dan Andros of Faithwire.com has been covering many of these stories. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Atlanta authorities continue to piece together what happened in Tuesday's mass shooting that left six Asian women dead. The suspects' church is speaking out and condemning the attack. It's unclear if it will be considered a hate crime, but it has raised the issue of violence targeted against Asian Americans. Reporter Heather Sells is following the investigation and she's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Big Tech is pursuing a new form of digital surveillance that could have dangerous consequences. Microsoft is establishing a coalition whose purpose is to stop the spread of "disinformation." But who defines disinformation? Critics warn this gives Big Tech the power to censor, suppress, and ultimately erase any information that challenges the "establishment narrative." Senior international correspondent Dale Hurd has been looking into this story. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
Nearly one-in-five American adults have now received at least one COVID-19 vaccination. Steps are now being taken to expand vaccinations to the younger generation. Meanwhile, President Trump has urged his followers to get vaccinated and religious leaders are leading by example as they encourage the faith community to get their shots. Health correspondent Lorie Johnson is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown with details about the newest vaccine trials and the latest in the effort to vaccinate America.
For the fourth time in less than two years, Israelis are getting ready to head to the polls. The election is a week from today and the big question is, will Benjamin Netanyahu remain the prime minister? Israel has 39 political parties and that makes forming a governing coalition pretty complicated. CBN News senior editor John Waage says this election could have a profound impact on Israel, and the entire Middle East. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
International pressure is mounting against China's communist government. Beijing received global criticism for its mishandling of the COVID-19 crisis. Now, it's accused of launching a major crackdown against Christians and committing genocide against ethnic Muslims. Senior international correspondent George Thomas says a recent report finds overwhelming evidence that China's president is out to unify the country under one ethnic identity. He's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan on Thursday and now millions of Americans will start to receive relief money. Biden says that the Rescue Plan is about rebuilding the backbone of this country and giving people in this nation a fighting chance. Republicans say the $1.9 trillion bill is stuffed with left-wing spending that has nothing to do with COVID. Capitol Hill correspondent Abigail Robertson recently spoke with Senator Rand Paul about his concerns, she's on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
In the 2021 CPAC Straw Poll, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's name came up as a potential GOP presidential nominee for 2024. CBN News senior political analyst David Brody recently sat down with Pompeo to talk foreign policy, his relationship with Trump, and of course, his political future. Brody is on today's CBN News Daily Rundown.
President Joe Biden, via executive order, established a White House Gender Policy Council that will work with other governing bodies to develop what the administration describes as "gender equality" in domestic and foreign policies. Critics are concerned about the possible ramifications this type of an effort will have on women, in particular. CBN's Heather Sells joins The Rundown with the details.
"Think about this, ISIS is literally at your door and they picked up their guns...These were not your typical warriors," Wendy Griffith explains. "When you talk about having courage, you have to be willing to die for what you believe in and they did. They thought it was worth paying that price to defend their towns, their families, and their livelihoods, and many did pay the ultimate price."
In 2014, as the Islamic State swept through Northern Syria carrying out a campaign of terror, a group of Kurdish female fighters armed themselves with AK-47's and a lot of courage to defend what they held dear--their families and their homes.
CBN's Wendy Griffith spoke with Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, who closely followed this group during this time of battle, and she's on today's rundown to share how these courageous women became a force to be reckoned with.