The city of Minneapolis is boarded up and occupied by about 3,000 National Guard soldiers as the nation awaits a verdict in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is charged with manslaughter and murder in the death last May of George Floyd, an event that triggered violent protests around the world.
Jim Bakker’s lawsuit against Arkansas’ attorney general and several local jurisdictions in California is over whether the government has the right to demand names, addresses, and financial records of church members, sermons and sermon notes, and the training and qualifications of anyone who preaches in a church.
THE WORLD has gone mad in the last 30 days. A month ago, the media and health experts condemned peaceful protests against travel restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 outbreak. Mark Sutherland joins us via Skype from the U.K. to help us try to put this in perspective.