Martin Mawyer, president of the Christian Action Network said that the US Department of Education is funding lesson plans distributed by PBS (the Public Broadcasting System) on behalf of the Islamic faith. Teachers are encouraged to quiz students on what Muslim prayers sound like and what prayer movements look like. Meanwhile, Christianity is prohibited from government schools.
Republicans in the House and the Senate voted nearly unanimously to pass a bill that will allow ISP providers such as Comcast, AT&T, Time Warner, and Verizon to sell your browsing history and other personal data that may include your Social Security number, passwords, and health information. You can protect your privacy by subscribing to a virtual private network (VPN).
An Uber driverless car in Tempe, AZ was involved in a high-speed crash that is being blamed on another car driven by a human. Experimental ‘driverless’ cars still have people behind the wheel because they have to override the robot every .8 miles. Every 100 to 200 miles, they have a potential for a $5000 accident or a traffic fatality. (Note: the first 2:20 minutes are advertisements.)
President Trump signed an executive order directing the EPA to start the legal process of withdrawing and rewriting the Clean Power Plan that limits the permissible emissions of harmless carbon from power plants. This was considered to be the center-piece of Obama’s climate policy and the attack by environmentalists against the coal industry.
California prosecutors charged David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt with 15 felonies for filming without consent after they made undercover videos of themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parenthood. The pair had previously been indicted in Texas on similar charges, but the charges were dropped.