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Proposition 187 would have withheld public services such as healthcare and education from those in the country illegally. We discuss how Latino lawmakers are trying to purge some of the language in the law. Also, should minors convicted for sex crimes be given stiffer sentences? Then, how is extra time calculated in matches in the World Cup?
A Presbyterian group has given permission to pastors to marry into same-sex marriages. Also, Assemblyman Chris Holden has a bill asking/pressuring the state Board of Education to add the election of Barack Obama to the public school curriculum. Then it's FilmWeek on AirTalk!
In an announcement this morning, President Obama said that the US will bolster military resources in the area, but has stressed the idea that the Iraqi military is best equipped to handle the situation. Also, how will the ouster of Dov Charney affect the American Apparel brand? Then, we discuss the effects of counterfeit drugs worldwide.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has revoked the trademark for the Washington Redskins. Also, a parade of recall announcements from GM and other auto companies have left customers bitter, not just about the faulty car parts, but about the system for fixing affected vehicles. Then, would you pick up a hitchhiking robot?
Mayor Eric Garcetti caused quite the uproar on Monday, when he dropped an F-bomb at the LA Kings victory ceremony. We discuss the OJ Simpson chase 20 years later. A new bill could allow underage individuals to consume alcohol.
Militants described as Sunni extremists by some, opportunistic thugs by others have captured the northern Iraq city of Tal Afar today. Then, Starbucks and Arizona State University announced a joint venture today where the coffee chain will provide its employees the opportunity to enroll in free online classes. After, we speak with Adam Rodgers, author of Proof: The Science of Booze.