PNS Daily Newscast - April 27, 2017
On today’s nationwide rundown; President Trump reveals an outline for tax reform; we take a look at the cost to consumers on the latest version of the GOP’s American Health Care Act; and why the food industry wants to put nutrition information on the back burner.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Schools that take steps to reduce bullying and provide other supports for their LGBTQ students are seeing better education outcomes, but the nation's middle and high schools can still be described as "hostile environments," according to a new survey by the Gay Lesbian and Stra
Cheyenne, WY – Hundreds of teens in Wyoming are not talking today, or for some of the day, as they take part in the National Day of Silence. It's a day to raise awareness about name-calling, bullying and harassment of gay students and students targeted because of their perceived sexual orienta
Cheyenne, WY – A group of Wyoming families is appealing to Pope Benedict XVI for understanding because they have relatives who are gay or lesbian. The families feel that statements the Pope has made validate violence towards gay and lesbian people. He has said homosexually-oriented people are
Denver, CO – A new anti-hate campaign is looking for one million allies. It begins this weekend as part of a ten-year observance marking the death of Matthew Shepard, a gay University of Wyoming student who was fatally beaten in what has been described as a hate crime. Matthew's mother, Judy
Cheyenne, WY – Going to PTA meetings, scheduling conferences with teachers and volunteering at the school. That's how gay and lesbian parents in Wyoming are more likely than other parents to be involved with their child's school, according to a first-ever report issued by civil rights groups.
Cheyenne, WY – The numbers of same-sex couples in Wyoming, and throughout the Rocky Mountain West, are up by close to 700 percent, and rising at a pace much faster than overall population growth, according to new analysis of U.S. Census numbers released today. Lee Badgett, of the Williams Inst
Cheyenne, WY – Idaho Senator Larry Craig (R) is in the headlines again today for his arrest and guilty plea in a lewd conduct case, and he defended himself yesterday by saying, "I’m not gay." It’s a comment that Bob Spencer of Cheyenne finds offensive because it connects homosexu
Gay advocates in Wyoming are eagerly awaiting the first ever presidential debate devoted solely to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues. Democratic candidates will devote one hour to those issues on August 9. So far, Hillary Clinton, Chris Dodd, John Edwards, and Barack Obama have said the