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Calls Come to Defund NPR After ‘Nonbinary Child, Family Explore Identity’ Segment

National Public Radio (NPR) Boston affiliate WBUR aired an interview with a Massachusetts third grader and his parents describing their experience since being “startled” by their child’s announcement that he feels like a “boy-girl” at the mere age of six. Many listeners took to Twitter to voice their concerns over what they view as “child abuse,” with some calling to defund the taxpayer-funded radio network.

The family gathers in the entryway of their house before heading out to the playground. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

Ben Carson Condemns ‘Senseless and Destructive Violence’

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson opened his speech during Thursday’s Republican National Convention (RNC) by addressing the nationwide protests breaking out in U.S. cities, warning that the nation cannot unite and see “necessary change” through “senseless and destructive violence.”

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 27: U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson addresses the virtual Republican National Convention at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium on August 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. The convention is being held virtually due to the coronavirus pandemic but includes speeches from various locations including …

Watch Live: Republican National Convention, Day Four

Prominent Republicans such as President Donald Trump, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), and House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) will speak on the fourth and final day of the Republican Convention Thursday evening.

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