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The Bizarre Connection Between Lead And Violent Crime Sounds Like A Conspiracy, But Totally Isn't

I was skeptical, too, at first. But you don't need to wear a homemade tinfoil hat to find the correlation they talk about at 1:02 interesting, and the causation they talk about at 3:13 totally fascinating. If you still aren't convinced, stick around through 6:10 for an explanation of what lead does to the brain that causes this sort of behavior.

The Bizarre Connection Between Lead And Violent Crime Sounds Like A Conspiracy, But Totally Isn't
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The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure last month that could pave the way for the Catholic Church to deny President Joe Biden communion. The conservative bishops hope to prevent Biden from participating in the sacred ritual because of his support for abortion rights.

Biden is a devout Catholic who considered becoming a priest in his youth. He rarely misses mass, holds a rosary while making critical decisions, and often quotes scriptures. When asked about the bishops' decision Biden said it is "a private matter and I don't think that's going to happen."

The bishops hope the new guidance would push "Catholics who are cultural, political, or parochial leaders to witness the faith."

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