Kresta in the Afternoon – February 4, 2011 – Hour 1

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    Live From Legatus Summit in Naples, FL

    First Topic - Daughters of Mary, Mother of Our Hope

    In 2008 Rosalind Moss, author, Catholic Answers apologist, and EWTN that she was starting a new community of sisters in the Archdiocese of St. Louis with the permission of then St. Louis Archbishop Raymond L. Burke. The new group is the Daughters of Mary, Mother of Israel's Hope. Mother Rosalind Moss is here with us at the Legatus Summit and joins us to talk about the order and it’s purpose.

    Second Topic – Blazing fast ruling in favor of San Diego firefighters

    After being forced to participate--despite numerous objections--in San Diego’s 2007 “Gay Pride Parade,” four firefighters from the San Diego Fire Department were sexually harassed through lewd cat calls and obscene gestures at the event, which was replete with sexual displays and graphic images. The San Diego Fire Department disregarded the firefighters’ objections. For its wrongful actions against the firefighters, a jury in state superior court found in favor of the firefighters in the case in February 2009. The city appealed the verdict and in October the Appeals Court ruled in the firefighters favor, saying “the record contains substantial evidence to support a finding that the sexual harassment experienced by the Firefighters during the Pride Parade was severe and pervasive, thus altering the conditions of employment and creating a hostile or abusive work environment.” Their attorney, Charles LiMandri, joins us.

    Third Topic – Portions of Justice Clarence Thomas Speech

    Today, Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas delivered a speech at the Legatus Summit where “Kresta in the Afternoon” is being broadcast. While the Justice does not do media interviews while the Court is in session, we do have some portions of his moving and candid speech that we can share with you.

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