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CBN NewsWatch: April 19, 2013

On CBN Newswatch, April 19: Manhunt: One Boston suspect dead, other on the run; Death toll rises in Texas plant explosion, and more. Read Transcript


Mark: TONIGHT ON

"NEWSWATCH," MAYHEM IN

MASSACHUSETTS.

WHAT WE NOW KNOW ABOUT THE

BOSTON MARATHON BOMBINGS.

Wendy: PLUS, WE'LL LIKE

AT THE TRIAL OF ABORTION

NISIST KERMIT GOZNEL, AND

WHY MUCH OF THE MEDIA HASN'T

BEEN REPORTING IT.

Mark: AND THE PROBLEM

OF HOMEMADE EXPLOSIVES RIGHT

HERE IN THE U.S.

ALL OF THIS AND MORE ON

"NEWSWATCH."

THE CITY OF BOSTON IS IN A

VIRTUAL LOCKDOWN THIS

EVENING.

GOOD EVENING, I'M MARK

MARTIN.

Wendy: AND I'M WENDY

GRIFFITH.

ONE SPORTS IN THE BOSTON

MARATHON BOMING IS STILL ON

THE LOSE.

INVESTIGATORS SUSPECT TWO

CHECHEN BROTHERS ARE BEHIND

THE ATTACK.

ONE JUST 19 YEARS OLD, AND

THE OTHER 26.

THE OLDER OF THE TWO WAS

KILLED AFTER AN OVERNIGHT

SHOOTOUT WITH POLICE.

THE YOUNGER ONE REMAINS ON

THE LOOSE.

THE TWO MEN HAVE LIVED IN

THE U.S. FOR ALMOST 10

YEARS.

THE YOUNGER OF THE TWO

JUST BECAME AN AMERICAN

CITIZEN LAST YEAR ON

SEPTEMBER 11th.

HEATHER CELLS HAS MORE.

Reporter: THE TWO

BROTHERS ARE NOW KNOWN FOR

THIS, THE BOSTON MARATHON

BOMBINGS, WHICH LEFT THREE

DEAD AND SCORES INJURED, AND

THEN LAST NIGHT, A COMMON

ROBBERY AT A 7-ELEVEN IN

CAMBRIDGE, WHERE A

SURVEILLANCE CAMERA CAPTURED

THEIR IMAGES AGAIN.

NEXT THE BROTHERS AMBUSHED

AND KILLED AN M.I.T. SAFETY

OFFICER, AND CARJACKED A

MERCEDES AND LED POLICE ON A

WILD CHASE.

IT ENDED IN GUNFIRE, AND THE

DEATH OF THE OLDER BROTHER.

26-YEAR-OLD DZHOKHAR A.

TSARNAEV.

TODAY THE 19-YEAR-OLD

ALLUDED AUTHORITIES, DESPITE

A MASSIVE SEARCH AND

LOCKDOWN IN BOSTON.

WE'RE ASKING PEOPLE TO

STAY INDOORS, WITH THEIR

DOORS LOCKED.

Reporter: WHO ARE THESE

BROTHERS WHO HAVE TERRORIZED

AND ULTIMATELY SHUT DOWN THE

CITY OF BOSTON?

NEIGHBORS SAY THEY LIVED IN

CAMBRIDGE, RIGHT ACROSS THE

RIVER, AND WERE KNOWN FOR

RIDING BIKES AND

SKATEBOARDS.

THE YOUNGER TSARNAEV

GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL

AND GOT A SCHOLARSHIP.

HE WAS QUIET.

Reporter: FRIENDS DON'T

REMEMBER POLITICAL

CONVERSATIONS WITH THE TWO.

THE BROTHERS HAD PREVIOUSLY

LIVED IN CHECHNYA AND BOTH

ARE HOT SPOTS ARE TRAINING

UP-AND-COMING JIHADISTS.

THE RADICAL MUSLIMS WHO

USED TO FIND A SANCTUARY IN

CHECHNYA HAVE MOVED TO

NEIGHBORING DAGESTAN, AND

TODAY DAGESTAN IS THE NEW

EPICENTER OF RADICAL ISLAM

IN SOUTHERN RUSSIA.

Reporter: TODAY THE

BOYS' UNCLE PLEADED FOR THE

WORLD NOT TO JUDGE ALL

CHECHYANS THE SAME.

IF YOU'RE ALIVE, TURN

YOURSELF IN AND ASK FOR

FORGIVENESS.

Reporter: HEATHER

CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Mark: AND AS HEATHER

REPORTED, THE BROTHERS CAME

TO THE U.S. FROM A REGION IN

SOUTHERN RUSSIA KNOWN FOR

RADICAL ISLAMISM.

WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT THIS

REGION WHERE THE SUSPECTS

CAME FROM?

THIS IS IN SOUTH RUSSIA,

IN THE NORTHERN CAUCUS

MOUNTAINS.

IT IS AN ISLAMIC AREA.

ABOUT 90% OF THE PEOPLE IN

THIS REGION OF RUSSIA ARE

SUNNI MUSLIMS, AND SOME ARE

MILITANT MUSLIMS.

AND THEY FOUGHT A WAR FOR

INDEPENDENCE AGAINST THE

RUSSIANS, TWO WARS IN THE

'90s, AND THE RUSSIANS

TOOK TANKS IN AND BASICALLY

LEVELLED GRAZNI.

I DOARNI DON'T KNOW IF YOU

REMEMBER THAT.

COULD THIS ATTACK BE PART

OF A GLOBAL JIHAD ON THE

WEST?

IT IS EARLY, AND WE DON'T

KNOW THAT YET, MARK.

WE KNOW THERE ARE TERRORIST

CAMPS IN CHECHNYA, AND AS

GEORGE THOMAS HAS SAID, MANY

HAVE GONE ON TO NEIGHBORING

DAGESTAN.

WE KNOW THIS FAMILY LIVED IN

DAGESTAN, AND WENT TO

KIRKISTAN BEFORE COMING TO

THE UNITED STATES.

THE FATHER IN RUSSIA SAID

TODAY THEY WENT TO KIRKESTAN

AND LEFT BECAUSE THEY WERE

PERSECUTED THERE.

MAY THAT HAVE FIGURED INTO

THE RADICALIZATION OF THESE

TWO YOUNG MEN.

THE BROTHERS WERE

CITIZENS, AND HOW DID THEY

SO EASILY GET THEIR GREEN

CARDS AND CITIZENSHIP?

THAT'S A GOOD QUESTION,

AND A GOOD QUESTION TO ASK

THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT.

BECAUSE THERE ARE VERY FEW

CHECHYNANS THAT ARE ALLOWED

TO COME INTO THE UNITED

STATES.

ABOUT 70% OF CHECHYNAN WOMEN

WHO HAVE APPLIED HAVE BEEN

REJECTED.

AND ONLY ABOUT 200 OUT OF

THE ENTIRE U.S. POPULATION

HAVE BEEN ALLOWED IN BECAUSE

THE U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT

SAYS CHECHNYA IS A HOME TO

TERRORIST GROUPS.

SO THEY MONITOR THAT.

SO HOW DID THESE MEN GET

IN?

THAT'S A GOOD QUESTION.

Mark: AND DOES IT LOOK

LIKE THESE TWO BECAME

RADICALIZED BEFORE ARE AFTER

THEY CAME TO THE U.S.

WHAT ABOUT AFTER THEY CAME

TO THE U.S., DID MORE

PROPAGANDA CREEP IN?

IT HAD TO HAVE HAPPENED

AFTERWARDS BECAUSE THEY WERE

VERY YOUNG.

THE YOUNGEST WAS 8 OR 9, SO

HOW DID THAT HAPPEN?

MAYBE THEY WERE ON THE

INTERNET SEARCHING FOR

CHECHYNAN NATIONALISTS, AND

THEY GOT INVOLVED IN

MOVEMENTS BELIEVER AND

MAYBE THAT LED TO JIHAD.

Mark: GARY LANE, AS

ALWAYS, THANKS FOR JOINING

US.

Wendy: GREAT

INFORMATION, GUYS.

YOU CAN ALWAYS GET THE

LATEST ON THE BOSTON

INVESTIGATION ON

CBNNEWS.COM.

AND THERE YOU CAN FIND LINKS

TO ADDITIONAL REPORTS ON

RADICAL ISLAM IN RUSSIA AND

CHECHNYA, AND HOW TERRORISTS

TAKE ADVANTAGE OF FLAWS IN

THE IMMIGRATION SYSTEM TO

GAIN CITIZENSHIP.

AND SPEAKING OF THAT, TOP

REPUBLICANS ARE USING THE

BOSTON TERRORIST SUSPECTS TO

HIGHLIGHT LOOPHOLES IN U.S.

IMMIGRATION.

THIS AS THE SENATE JUDICIARY

COMMITTEE TOOK ITS FIRST

LOOK AT THE NEWLY RELEASED

IMMIGRATION BILL TODAY.

IT WOULD GRANT CITIZENSHIP

TO NEARLY IS 11 MILLION

ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS.

ONLY ONE MORE HEARING IS

SCHEDULED BEFORE THE BILL IS

VOTED ON NEXT MONTH.

Mark: AMERICANS ARE

BECOMING INCREASINGLY

PESSIMISTIC ABOUT THE U.S.

ECONOMIC RECOVERY.

THE NEW ASSOCIATED PRESS GFK

POLL FINDS ONLY ONE IN FOUR

EXPECT THEIR FINANCIAL

SITUATION TO IMPROVE OVER

THE NEXT YEAR.

THE POLL ALSO SHOWS THAT

JUST 46% OF THE AMERICANS

APPROVE OF PRESIDENT OBAMA'S

HANDLING OF THE ECONOMY.

52% DISAPPROVE.

Wendy: THE PROSECUTION

HAS RESTED ITS CASE AGAINST

ABORTION DOCTOR KERMIT

GOZNEL.

THE FINAL WITNESS TESTIFIED

SHE SAW GOZNEL AND STAFF

MEMBERS KILL BABIES THAT HAD

BEEN BORN ALIVE.

DESPITE THE GRUESOME NATURE

OF THE TRIAL, IT STILL ISN'T

GETTING MUCH COVERAGE FROM

THE MAJOR MEDIA.

IT HAS BEEN GOING ON FOR

FIVE WEEKS NOW.

JOHN JESSUP HAS THE STORY

FROM PHILADELPHIA.

[YELLING]

Reporter: IT MAY BE ALL

SMILES FOR THESE TEENS

DANCING IN DOWNTOWN

PHILADELPHIA, BUT JUST STEPS

AWAY IN THIS COURTHOUSE, THE

TRIAL OF 72-YEAR-OLD

LATE-TERM ABORTION DOCTOR,

KERMIT GOZNEL, HAS DRIVEN

MANY TO ANGER AND TEARS.

IT IS REALLY THE FIRST

TIME THAT AN

AFRICAN-AMERICAN ABORTIONIST

IN AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN

NEIGHBORHOOD WAS PREYING ON

HIS OWN PEOPLE FOR PROFIT.

Reporter: GOZNEL FACES

THE DEATH PENALTY FOR EIGHT

COUNTS OF MURDER.

ONE IN THE DEATH OF A

41-YEAR-OLD WOMAN WHO

OVERDOSED WHILE IN HIS

CARE.

THE OTHERS FOR KILLING SEVEN

BABIES BY CUTTING THEIR

SPINES WITH SCISSORS AFTER

THEY REPORTEDLY HAD BEEN

BORN ALIVE.

PAST PATIENTS DESCRIBE HIS

NOW SHUTTERED ABORTION

CLINIC AS A HOUSE OF

HORRORS.

I REMEMBER JUST WALKING

THROUGH AND LOOKING AND

SEEING SOME WOMEN THAT

LOOKED HALF DEAD.

Reporter: IN REVIEWING

THE CASE, GRAND JURY MEMBERS

SAID IT WAS A FAILURE TO

REPORT AND ENFORCE BROKEN

VIOLATIONS THAT LED TO THE

CLINIC'S DEPLORABLE

CONDITIONS, INCLUDING

BLOOD-STAINED FURNITURE AND

WALLS, UNSTERILIZED MEDICAL

EQUIPMENT THAT SPREAD VEN

VENEREAL DISEASES, AND FETUS

IN PLASTIC JUGS.

WE'RE LOOKING AT A

KILLING FIELD OF HUMAN

BEINGS ONE PERSON -- A LOT

OF PEOPLE, DIDN'T HAVE THE

COURAGE TO FOLLOW UP AND

MAKE SURE THERE WERE SAFE

CONDITIONS IN THAT ABORTION

CLINIC.

Reporter: DAN AND

OTHERS BLAME FORMER

PENNSYLVANIA GORN TOM RIDGE

FOR ENDING CLINIC

INSPECTIONS IN THE '90s.

UNLESS UAR YOU'RE A

PRO-LIFE GOVERNOR, YOU'RE

PROBABLY NOT GOING TO HAVE

THE BACKGROUND AND COURAGE

TO ENFORCE THE LAWS PUT ON

THE BOOKS.

Reporter: CRITICS POINT

OUT THE MEDIA HAVE DROPPED

THE BALL, TOO.

I HAVE BEEN DOING THIS

FOR 25 YEARS.

AND I DON'T -- I DON'T

RECALL ANY BIG-LEAGUE MEDIA,

MAINSTREAM MEDIA, EVER BEING

SHAMED INTO DOING A STORY.

Reporter: HARDLY ANY

MAJOR NEWS OUTLETS COVERED

THE CASE, BUT THEN A LIBERAL

COMMENTATOR RAILED AGAINST

REPORTERS IN THIS "U.S.A.

TODAY" COLUMN FOR ORIGINALLY

FAILING TO COVER GOZNEL'S

TRIAL.

J.D. MALANE WRITES FOR THE

BUCK COUNTY TIMES AND HAS

BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE LONE

REPORTER ON THE TRIAL FROM

THE BEGINNING.

HE BELIEVES THE CASE AND THE

JURY HAS THE ABILITY TO

RESHAPE THE NATIONAL DEBATE

OVER ABORTION.

CBN FIRST REPORTED ON THE

GRAND JURY'S FINDINGS BACK

IN FEBRUARY 2011.

I'M CONVINCED IF ONLY

HALF OF WHAT IS IN THAT

REPORT WERE KNOWN TO THE

AMERICAN PUBLIC, GIVING

COVERAGE BY, YOU KNOW, THE

MAINSTREAM MEDIA, ESPECIALLY

THE TV NETWORKS, ROE VS.

WADE AND THE UNFETTERED

RIGHT TO AN ABORTION WOULD

BE AS VIGOROUSLY DEBATED IN

AMERICA AS THE SECOND

AMENDMENT IS AFTER THE SANDY

HOOK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

MASSACRE.

IT IS THAT BAD.

Reporter: BUT NOT BAD

ENOUGH FOR THE WHITE HOUSE

TO WEIGH IN.

WHEN ASKED ABOUT PRESIDENT

OBAMA'S OPINION EARLIER THIS

WEEK, PRESS SECRETARY JAY

CARNY SAID THE PRESIDENT WAS

AWARE OF THE CASE AND DOES

NOT AND CANNOT TAKE A

POSITION ON AN ONGOING

TRIAL.

IN ITS REPORT, THE FEDERAL

GRAND JURY DESCRIBES

DR. GOZNEL'S CLINIC AS A

DRUG MILL BY DAY AND AN

ABORTION MILL BY NIGHT.

EVEN THOUGH THE FACILITY IS

NOW CLOSED AND DR. GOZNEL

AWAITS THE JURY'S VERDICT,

MANY WONDER HOW MANY OTHER

CLIN CLINICS LIKE GOZNEL'S

MAY BE OPERATING UNDER THE

RADAR.

Mark: TEXAS OFFICIALS

REPORT THAT 12 MORE BODIES

HAVE BEEN RECOVERED AFTER

THE FERTILIZER PLANT

EXPLOSION IN THE TOWN OF

WEST, LOCATED NEAR WACO.

THE ANNOUNCEMENT BRINGS THE

DEATH TOLL TO 35.

AS MANY AS 200 WERE

INJURED.

SEARCH-AND-RESCUE EFFORTS

CONTINUE THIS EVENING.

DOZENS ARE STILL MISSING AND

FEARED DEAD, INCLUDING AN

OFF-DUTY FIREFIGHTER WHO

RUSHED TO PUT OUT THE

BLAZE.

ENTIRE PARTS OF THE

COMMUNITY WERE LEVELLED AND

BURNED IN THE BLAST, LEAVING

MANY HOMELESS.

HUNDREDS PACKED THE CHURCH

IN WEST FOR A

NON-DENOMINATIONAL SERVICE,

WHERE THEY PRAYED FOR THE

VICTIMS.

OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS

IS WHAT WE NEED.

WE NEED EVERYBODY TO PRAY.

THAT'S THE ONLY THING THAT

IS GOING TO SAVE US RIGHT

NOW.

Mark: THE CAUSE OF THE

FIRE IS STILL UNDER

INVESTIGATION.

Wendy: COMING UP, THE

FIGHT OVER GAYS IN THE BOY

SCOUTS.

Mark: WELCOME BACK.

THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA IS

PROPOSING TO LIFT ITS BAN ON

GAYS FOR YOUTH MEMBERS, BUT

NOT FOR ADULT LEADERS.

THE PROPOSAL NOW GOES TO

ROUGHLY 1400 SCOUT DELEGATES

WHO WILL VOTE NEXT MONTH.

Wendy: SCOUT EXECUTIVES

SAY THIS LATEST PROPOSAL IS

BASED ON SURVEYS THAT SHOW

THAT WHILE THE MAJORITY OF

ADULTS IN THE SCOUTING

COMMUNITY SUPPORT THE

CURRENT POLICY, THEY'RE

CONFLICTED ABOUT REMOVING

YOUTH SOLELY ON THE BASIS OF

SEXUAL ORIENTATION.

IN JANUARY, WORD THAT THE

BOY SCOUTS MIGHT LIFT THEIR

BAN ON GAY MEMBERS, ERUPTED

INTO A P.R. NIGHTMARE.

THE SCOUTS STALLED ON MAKING

A DECISION.

I THINK SCOUTING, RIGHT

NOW, IS TRYING TO MANAGE

SOME TENSIONS.

ONE TENSION IS A LOT OF

TROOPS AND UNITS IN THE

NORTHERN EASTERN, WHICH IS

SPONSORED BY MORE LIBERAL

CHURCHES, AGAINST THE

TENSION IN THE SOUTH AND IN

TEXAS, WHICH HAVE A LOT OF

CONSERVATIVE MEMBERS.

Reporter: CHURCHES

SPONS SPONSOR MORE THAN

TWO-THIRDS.

THE UNITED METHODIST CHURCH,

THE CATHOLIC CHURCH, AND

BAPTIST CHURCHES.

SO FAR SOUTHERN BAPTIST

LEADERS AND CATHOLIC BISHOPS

HAVE TAKEN PUBLIC STANDS

AGAINST ALLOWING GAYS.

AND AT LEAST ONE GROUP IS

COMING TOGETHER TO OPPOSE

IT.

onmyhonor.net OWNER SAYS

THEY STAND TO TAKE A BIG

HIT.

I THINK YOU WOULD SEE A

LARGE EXITOUS, WITH PARENTS

SAYING, YOU KNOW WHAT, WE

CAN'T TRUST SCOUTING

ANYMORE.

THERE IS NOT THAT MORAL

CONSISTENCY.

Reporter: MANY

CONSERVATIVES POINT TO

CANADA AS AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT

COULD HAPPEN.

AFTER MAKING A SIMILAR

CHANGE IN 1999, SCOUTING

MEMBERSHIP THERE DROPPED TO

LESS THAN 50%, TO LESS THAN

100,000 TODAY.

AND PROBLEMS AREN'T LIMITED

TO THE BOYS.

GIRL SCOUTS HAVE BEEN LOSING

MEMBERSHIP SINCE 2003.

AND THAT COULD BE TRACED TO

1993, WHEN THEY DROPPED THE

WORD GOD IN THEIR PLEDGE,

ALLOWING GIRLS TO SUBSTITUTE

WHATEVER WORD THEY WANTED.

THAT PROMPTED PATTY GARÁBAY

TO FOUND AMERICAN HERITAGE

GIRLS.

PARENTS REALLY WANT TO

TEACH THEIR KIDS RIGHT FROM

WRONG.

AND THEY WANT TO DO IT NOT

JUST THROUGH SUNDAY SCHOOL,

BUT THROUGH EVERY DAY LIFE.

Reporter: WITH MORE

THAN 600 TROOPS AND GROWING,

THIS NEW GROUP EMPHASIZES

BIBLICAL PRINCIPLES, OUTDOOR

ACTIVITIES, AND A PLEDGE TO

LOVE GOD.

WHATEVER DECISION THE BOY

SCOUTS MAKE, IT MAY NO

LONGER BE POSSIBLE TO LOSE

FORWARD WITHOUT LOSING

MEMBERS ON ONE SIDE OF THE

ISSUE OR THE OTHER.

THERE ARE INDICATIONS THAT

THE SCOUTS STAND TO LOSE

SIGNIFICANTLY MORE IF THEY

CHANGE COURSE.

HEATHER CELLS, CBN NEWS.

Wendy: ALLEN STANIC IS

WITH THE GROUP MOMS OF BOY

SCOUTS, AND SHE JOINS US BY

SKYPE FOR MORE.

ELLEN, YOU'RE THE MOM OF BOY

SCOUTS, AND TALK ABOUT THE

O-ANORGANIZATION AND WHAT

IT MEANS TO YOU AND YOUR

FAMILY.

WE ARE ALL ABOUT

ENCOURAGING THE BOY SCOUTS

OF AMERICA TO STAND FIRM ON

THEIR POLICY FOR MEMBERSHIP,

AS IT CURRENTLY STANDS.

AND THAT IS ABOUT KEEPING

OUR BOYS HAVING A SAFE

ENVIRONMENT, MAINTAINING OUR

CONSTITUTIONAL FREEDOM.

THERE IS A NUMBER OF FACTORS

THAT PLAY INTO IT, BUT OUR

PRIMARY PURPOSE IS TO

ENCOURAGE THEM TO STAND

STRONG ON THE CURRENT POLICY

THE WAY IT CURRENTLY READS.

Wendy: YOU, ALONG WITH

OTHER BOY SCOUTS MOMS HAVE

WRITTEN AN OP ED ENTITLED

"DON'T FORCE BOY SCOUTS TO

GIVE UP THEIR RIGHTS."

RIGHT.

Wendy: WHAT IS IS YOUR

TAKE ON THE FIGHT IN THE

ORGANIZATION RIGHT NOW, AND

WHAT IS IT THAT YOU'RE

FIGHTING?

UNFORTUNATELY, IT IS NOT

ALL WITHIN THE

ORGANIZATION.

WE HAVE HAD A TREMENDOUS

AMOUNT OF OUTSIDE PRESSURE

THAT IS BEING PLACED ON THE

LEADERSHIP OF BOY SCOUTS OF

AMERICA TO CHANGE OUR

MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS.

MOST OF THOSE ENTITIES THAT

HAVE BEEN PUTTING THAT

PRESSURE ON US, THEY'RE OUT

FOR A DIFFERENT AGENDA.

Wendy: WHY DO YOU THINK

IT IS SO IMPORTANT FOR THE

BOY SCOUTS TO STICK TO THEIR

TRADITIONAL VALUES?

BOY SCOUTS HAS MAINTAINED

A STANDARD OF MORAL

INTEGRITY AND CHARACTER

DEVELOPMENT FOR THESE BOYS

FOR 100 YEARS.

THESE STANDARDS DIDN'T COME

ABOUT OVERNIGHT, BUT THEY

HAVE STOOD THE TEST OF

TIME.

AND THE PRESSURE THAT IS

BEING PLACED ON THEM RIGHT

NOW IS ALL ABOUT CULTURAL

RELATIVISM, AND WHAT IS THE

CURRENT HOT TOPIC IN

POLITICAL CORRECTNESS RIGHT

NOW.

AND WE'RE JUST SAYING WE

NEED TO HOLD FIRM.

BOY SCOUTS IS A PRIVATE

ORGANIZATION.

WE DO NOT HAVE TO CHANGE --

THEY DO NOT HAVE TO CHANGE

THEIR MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENTS BASED ON

POLITICAL PRESSURE FROM

OTHERS WHO HAVE AN AGENDA

WHO AREN'T IN BOY SCOUTS.

THEY JUST DID A SURVEY, AND

THEY'VE BEEN DOING THIS

SURVEY FOR THE LAST COUPLE

OF MONTHS.

61% OF THE MEMBERSHIP OF BOY

SCOUTS SAID TO MAINTAIN

THEIR MEMBERSHIP

REQUIREMENTS AS THEY ARE

RIGHT NOW.

Wendy: OKAY, ELLEN,

THANK YOU SO MUCH.

WE APPRECIATE YOUR

INSIGHTS.

THANK YOU FOR JOINING US

TODAY.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

Mark: UP NEXT, THE PUSH

TO EDUCATE FIRST RESPONDERS

ON THE DANGER OF HOMEMADE

EXPLOSIVES.

Wendy: THE BROTHERS

SUSPECTED IN THE BOSTON

BOMBING USED PRESSURE COOKER

BOMBS.

AND SUCH HOMEMADE BOMBS ARE

USED OVERSEAS.

Mark: AUTHORITIES SAY

IT IS TIME FOR THE PUBLIC TO

BE MORE AWARE.

Reporter: AN ABANDONED

SCHOOL BUS IN A REMOTE

LOCATION IN VIRGINIA.

THREE, TWO, ONE.

Mark: LESS THAN

10 POUNDS OF HOMEMADE

EXPLOSIVES AND THE BUS IS NO

MORE.

IT IS A DEMONSTRATION OF THE

POWER OF BOMBS THAT CAN BE

MADE ANYWHERE, WITH ITEMS

FOUND RIGHT UN UNDER YOUR

KITCHEN SINK.

WATCH IT ONE MORE TIME.

A CHILLING SIGHT, ESPECIALLY

WHEN YOU CONSIDER WHAT IF

THIS WAS A TERRORIST

ATTACK?

ONE OF THE GOALS OF

DETONATING THE BUS IS TO

SHOW THE HARSH REALITY OF

HOMEMADE EXPLOSIVES, TO MAKE

AUTHORITIES AWARE THAT A LOT

OF DAMAGE CAN BE DONE WITH

ONLY A SMALL AMOUNT OF

BOMB-MAKING MATERIALS.

THEY ARE USED MORE

COMMONLY ALL THE TIME.

IT IS A MATTER OF WHEN, AS

OPPOSED TO IF.

SO I'D RATHER BE PREPARED

THAN HAVING TO CATCH UP.

Mark: MIKE DAUGHTY

WORKS FOR AMERICAN CANINE

INTERDICTION.

IT PRIMARILY TRAINS DOGS TO

DETECT BOMBS, BUT IN THIS

CASE THEY'RE TEAMING UP WITH

TRIP WIRE OPERATIONS GROUP

TO TEACH PEOPLE, FIRST

RESPONDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT,

AND BOMB SQUADS, TO BE ON

THE LOOKOUT FOR HOMEMADE

EXPLOSIVES.

I HOPE ALL OF OUR

STUDENTS, WHEN THEY GO BACK

TO THEIR RESPECTIVE

JURISDICTIONS, WE HAVE

ENABLED THEM TO IDENTIFY

HOMEMADE EXPLOSIVES, IF THEY

WERE TO SERVE A SEARCH

WARRANT, THAT THEY'RE ABLE

TO PUT TWO AND TWO TOGETHER

AND SAY THESE PEOPLE ARE

POSING A THREAT OF SOME

KIND.

Mark: ACCORDING TO THE

BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO,

FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES,

BETWEEN 1998 AND 2008,

APPROXIMATELY 4200 INCIDENTS

INVOLVED THE POSSESSION,

MANUFACTURE OF HOMEMADE

EXPLOSIVES FOR CRIMINAL

PURPOSES.

FIVE WERE TERRORIST

BOMBINGS, AND THE REST

INVOLVED PEOPLE

EXPERIMENTING AND MOTIVATED

BY CURIOSITY.

WE WANT TO BE AHEAD OF

THE CURVE TO PROTECT OUR

NEIGHBORS.

Mark: IN 1995, THE

OKLAHOMA CITY BOMBERS

CRAFTED A 5,000-POUND BOMB

ON AMERICAN SOIL, A BOMB

THAT DESTROYED ONE-THIRD OF

THE A ALFRED P.FEDERAL

BUILDING, AND TOOK THE LIVES

OF 168 PEOPLE.

THAT'S WHY EXPERTS SAY IT IS

URGENT FOR PUBLIC SERVANTS

AND THOSE THEY SERVE TO TAKE

THE ISSUE OF HOMEMADE

EXPLOSIVES SERIOUSLY, TO BE

EDUCATED ON WHAT TO LOOK

FOR, AND TO CALL AUTHORITIES

IMMEDIATELY IF THEY SUSPECT

A BOMB OF ANY SIZE IS BEING

MADE, OR, WORSE, ON THE

VIRGE OF DETONATING.

Wendy: AND FINALLY,

COMIC-LOVERS GATHERED IN

OHIO FOR A MAJOR MILESTONE.

Mark: THE CITY OF

CLEVELAND CELEBRATING 75

YEARS OF ONE OF AMERICA'S

MOST FAMOUS SUPER HEROS.

I'M HONORED TO OFFER THIS

PROCLAMATION, DESIGNATED

APRIL 18, 2013, AS SUPERMAN

DAY IN CLEVELAND.

Mark: YESTERDAY WAS

SUPERMAN'S 75th BIRTH.

SOME JOINED THE MAYOR TO

DECLARE THE DAY AS SUPERMAN

DAY.

ACTIVITIES WERE PLANNED

THROUGHOUT CLEVELAND FOR THE

CITY'S HOMETOWN HERO.

SOMETHING MAGICAL

HAPPENED HERE IN THE

1930s.

AND THAT IDEA CAME FROM TWO

TEENAGERS.

AS THE NOTED AUTHOR MIGHT

SAY, TWO ORDINARY PEOPLE WHO

DID EXTRAORDINARY THINGS.

HE WANTED TO WRITE

SOMETHING THAT WAS

WORTHWHILE, SOMETHING PEOPLE

WOULD CARE ABOUT.

IT WAS FANTASTIC.

I'VE BEEN A FAN OF COMIC

BOOKS MY ENTIRE LIFE.

Mark: I KNOW MY DAD IS

LOVING THIS.

HE IS A HUGE FAN OF

SUPERMAN, AND HE IS ACTUALLY

FROM CLEVELAND.

A LIFE-SIZED STATUE WAS CON

CONSTRUCTED AND IT WILL BE

LIT IN BLUE,

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