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For the fifth straight night, the major broadcast networks used their evening newscasts to blast the State of Indiana on Tuesday for sparking an “uproar” and “national outcry” over its Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) while also choosing to heavily promote the arguments of opponents.
Read more at NewsBusters | Leave it to Chris Matthews, during Holy Week no less, to slander the Catholic nuns who stood with Gov. Mike Pence as he signed Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law.
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On Tuesday, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir and the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley declined to cover the latest in the Hillary Clinton e-mail scandal as the House Select Committee on Benghazi has requested a private meeting with the former secretary of state while a separate deadline concerning her e-mail server approaches.
Heritage Foundation's Ryan Anderson defended Indiana's religious freedom law on the 30 March 2015 edition of MSNBC's All In program, and blasted far-left LGBT activist Dan Savage for likening the new statute to Jim Crow: "It's interesting that Dan says that it's discrimination. It strikes me that all of the businesses that are currently boycotting Indiana are saying that they want to run their businesses in accordance with their values....Why is it the 70-year-old grandmother can't be free to run her business, in accordance with her values?"
Read more at NewsBusters | If Chris Matthews thought he could trip up and embarrass Russell Moore, the head of the Southern Baptist Convention's Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, he was most certainly disappointed. The Baptist theologian capably held his own mixing it up with the MSNBC host over the issue of Indiana's new religious-freedom protection law.
Lawrence O'Donnell devotes almost eight minutes of his show to allow two gay rights activists to rant about Indiana's religious freedom law.
More often than not, it seems as though Univision cannot complete the day’s newscast without mention of at least one immigration-related story. This persistent fixation on the heated topic of immigration blatantly ignores the fact that though the Latino community is affected by it, it is not defined by it.
In view of the upcoming 2016 presidential elections, once again immigration is being portrayed as the sole determinant of a candidate’s ability to woo the Latino voter.
Video cross-posted here at NewsBusters. So Harry Reid knew he was lying about Mitt Romney not paying taxes for ten years when he made the claim in 2012 from the lawsuit-free zone known as the floor of the U.S. Senate, but didn't care. That's what one must conclude from Reid's response to CNN's Dana Bash about that statement.