The Daily Populous

Sunday September 25th, 2022 day edition

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Ted Cruz was met with a booing audience when he said his plan to stop school shootings is putting more police in schools.

Cruz commented on gun control efforts and the Uvalde school shooting at the Texas Tribune Festival.

A responsive audience jeered at Cruz at some points, demanding age restrictions on assault weapons.

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Sen. Ted Cruz was met with boos from a Texas audience when he said that his plan to combat school shootings is placing more police officers in schools.

Cruz spoke about guns and other contentious topics at the Texas Tribune Festival in Austin on Saturday, where he was met with a responsive audience.

Cruz argued that gun control measures punish "law-abiding citizens" instead of criminals, though the audience seemed to disagree with him at some points. »

The ex-president of Mongolia invited the Buryats, Tuvans and Kalmyks to flee to his country from mobilization

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Former President of Mongolia Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj appealed to the inhabitants of the aggressor country Russia and urged them not to fight against the Ukrainians.

Against the backdrop of partial mobilization announced by Russian President Vladimir Putin, the ex-politician suggested that the Buryats, Tuvans, and Kalmyks flee to his country to avoid forced conscription.

I know from the very beginning of this bloody war, the ethnic minorities living in Russia suffered the most. »

New surveys highlight broad public support for Recovering America's Wildlife Act

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New surveys highlight broad public support for Recovering America's Wildlife Act.

Two surveys conducted in the last month highlight strong support across political, social and demographic lines for the Recovering America's Wildlife Act, a potentially "game changing" proposal to provide $1.4 billion annually to state and tribal wildlife management efforts.

The recent surveys by Data for Progress and Responsive Management show RAWA's broad, bipartisan appeal. »

Churches Using "Shameware" Apps to Make Sure Members Don't Watch Porn

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New members joining Gracepoint’s congregation are asked to install an app called Covenant Eyes, which is explicitly marketed as an "anti-pornography" app.

But as it turns out, Wired found that these apps, namely Covenant Eyes as well as Accountable2You, are doing a lot more than monitoring users’ porn habits.

And Gracepoint isn't alone in employing the shady tech, as Wired discovered that several other churches coerce members into installing various forms of shameware apps. »