Senators Dick Durbin of Illinois and Tom Harkin of Iowa tried to being The U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Treaty to the Senate floor for a vote under a unanimous consent agreement. Had Senator Mike Lee of Utah not been on the floor to object, the efforts of Durbin and Harkin might have succeeded. This treaty is antithetical to the idea of parental rights and is pro-abortion. See the contact information listed below to let your senators know how you feel about this legislation. –The 225th birthday for the U.S. Constitution was celebrated on September 17th. –The Obama administration is running apology ads in Pakistan denouncing an anti-Islam film about the prophet Mohammed. –In order to appease Muslims and the White House, a military general and the Department of Defense punished a lieutenant for teaching about the dangers of radical Islam. –As a goodwill gesture, the Obama administration is weighing the possibility of releasing Omar Abdul Rahman, the blind sheikh who was the spiritual advisor to the 1993 World Trade Center bombers. –Tensions between Israel and the U.S. on the rise because President Obama are fuses to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu yet can seem to find time to meet Muslim Brotherhood member, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi. –5 point drop seen in Obama foreign policy approval rating. –China military leader orders military forces to prepare for combat as warships prepare for deployment to waters near disputed islands. –Iranian pastor Yousef Nadarkhani expresses thanks to his supporters for his release. –President Obama under fire for campaign poster showing his campaign logo in place of stars on the American flag. –Some major network TV shows set to present Obamacare propaganda. –EPA has mandated that all consumers must purchase at least 4 gallons of gas at pumps that offer E-15 fuel. –Efforts to keep President Obama�s name off the election ballot in Kansas were halted when a state board ended its probe over Obama�s state of birth. –Former Marine�s views on marriage costs him his job. –Judge Vaughn Walker who nullified Proposition 8 in California, believes the role of the judge sometimes involves moving the �strike zone� in order to champion certain social issues like same-sex marriage. –Senior military officials have allowed personnel in favor of repeal of �Don�t ask, don�t tell� to speak to the media while those who have concerns have been ordered to be silent.
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