Disney’s ‘A Wrinkle in Time’ Erases Book’s Bible Quotes, Cuts Jesus, Christian Figures From History
In the transition from book to movie, many aspects get left on the cutting-room floor. Even so, these omissions proved particularly egregious, partially because they involved rewriting history.
The battle between good and evil (light and darkness) forms a central theme in “A Wrinkle in Time,” and both book and film mention many historical figures who fought the darkness on behalf of the light. Disney seemed zealous to excise any hint of Christianity from the film, going so far as to cut even historic artists mentioned by Madeleine L’Engle, the book’s author.
ACLU Sues Kansas for Blocking Noncitizen Voters
From 2013 to 2016, more than 35,000 registrants were blocked from the voting rolls by the state’s documentary proof-of-citizenship law.
The American Civil Liberties Union sued Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, alleging the law “undermines the fundamental right to vote” and violates the National Voter Registration Act. The NRVA says people must have an opportunity to register to vote when they apply for or renew their driver’s licenses. In the process, the law has opened the door to fraud.
Federal minister wants to more than double immigration target for Newfoundland and Labrador
The province of Newfoundland and Labrador could more than double its immigration target if federal cabinet minister Seamus O’Regan has his way.
“I was just on the phone with my friend, Somali refugee-turned-Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, and we are ready to make this happen,” O’Regan told a meeting of the St. John’s Board of Trade this week.
New Swedish party on Immigrants : “They will not be integrated – they are going home!”
On Monday evening, Gustav Kasselstrand, former chairman of Sweden’s Democratic Youth (SDU), launched Alternative for Sweden. It is a new political party that challenges Swedish Democrats (SD) with a sharper, more tough immigration policy.
“We are Sweden’s return party,” Kasselstrand announced.
After the Swedish Democrats cut the ties to their former youth federation, several of the former leading representatives of SDU are now making a political comeback with their new party Alternative for Sweden.
Now Al Gore campaigns for Kathleen Wynne?
First it was Bill Nye the Science Guy campaigning for Justin Trudeau, now we have Al Gore campaigning for Kathleen Wynne and her Ontario Liberals in Toronto.
If there was any doubt that this was a campaign event and not a government of Ontario event just look at Gore’s tweet.