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THIS DAY IN HISTORY – February 27
* 1827 – New Orleans take to the streets for Mardi Gras
* 1922 – Supreme Court defends women’s voting rights in Leser v. Garnett |other source
* 1980 – “I Will Survive” wins the first—and last—Grammy ever awarded for Best Disco Recording
* 1998 – Queen Elizabeth says First Born Daughters Have Same Rights as Sons
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
POLITICS AND RELIGION
* Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed the anti-gay discrimination bill
* Republican senators try to undo federal recognition of same-sex marriages
* Uganda’s president signed anti-gay bill…
* …based on statements from scientists
* It’s also bad in much of the rest of Africa
* Protests allowed for the release of a Ugandan gay rights activist over visa issues in South Africa
* Colorado Woman claimed Jesus put her baby on the train tracks
* Former US House Majority Leader Tom DeLay thinks God wrote the Constitution
* CPAC drops American Atheists
INTERVIEW – Mohammed Sayed and Sadaf of Ex-Muslims of North America
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Recorded for release on 2014-02-27