April 22, Nets Cover Weed Day; Ignore Russia’s Jehovah’s Witness Ban

On Thursday afternoon, news broke that Russia had officially banned its community of Jehovah’s Witnesses, labelling the religious sect an “extremist group.”
However, although CBS and NBC discussed the legalization of pot, none of the evening network news shows mentioned the Kremlin’s egregious breach of religious freedom.

In Russia, religious liberty as a whole—and Jehovah’s Witnesses in particular—have long been under attack.

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