Monday, October 21, 2013

Faith on Trial broadcast resumes LIVE Tuesday

We’re back, broadcasting LIVE starting Tuesday morning at 9.  On tap for our first live show is Brad Dacus of the Pacific Justice Institute on problems with the transgendered bathroom rules.  Several states and localities have ordinances that allow students to use the school rest room or shower facilities of the gender they “feel” they are.  This is causing some problems, as you can well imagine, and in one case high school girls are being harassed by a boy in their own bathrooms.  Unfortunately for the girls, their parents’ complaint was dismissed by the local school which said the boy’s rights as a transgender trump their daughters’ privacy rights.

Following Brad we will have local attorney Frank Harty and Becket Fund Attorney Eric Baxter about a local case.  A Mennonite family in Grimes, Iowa is being investigated by the Iowa Civil Rights Commission because they refuse to allow their property to be used for a same-sex wedding ceremony.  The family is not taking this laying down, they have filed a suit against the Civil Rights Commission challenging its right to infringe on their deeply held religious beliefs.
Tune in Tuesday at 9 a.m. or listen to the re-broadcast at 9 p.m. on Iowa Catholic Radio, 1150 AM; 88.5 & 94.5 FM and streaming live on  Times listed are Central.

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