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On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. Aaron and Melissa Klein of "Sweet Cakes by Melissa" along with their attorney from Tyler Smith & Associates, Anna Harmon, join Craig with the latest in their case. For politely declining to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, citing their Christian faith, the Kleins have been ordered to pay $135,000 in fines. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here to discuss his latest article regarding the University of Maryland and their canceling the planned showing of "American Sniper" due to complaints by a Muslim student.

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April 18, 2015

On this weekend edition of “Washington Watch with Tony Perkins” Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the latest surrounding the U.S. nuclear negotiations with Iran. Conflicting fact sheets from both countries suggest the White House may have spoken too soon in touting a deal with the Iranians. Also, President of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, is here to highlight their latest information on the shocking revelation from Mexican authorities confirming the Islamic State is just 8 miles from the Texas border.

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April 20, 2015

The President just installed some plumbing for people confused about their own! Hi, I'm Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. If you're wondering what this White House cares about, try beds, baths, and beyond! No administration has spent this amount of time-or taxpayer money-on sexual politics. And earlier this month, they flushed even more dollars down the toilet for the White House's first gender-neutral restroom. The new "all gender" option is supposed to "eliminate the stigma transgenders face." Although there hasn't been a big demand for such a restroom, President Obama is using it as an excuse to call for even more social engineering. "This president has been the best president in history on trans issues," said one activist. Unfortunately, he's also been the worst on the actual issues of the day-like national security. While the Middle East implodes, this White House's biggest priority is whose picture is on the bathroom door. No wonder people are asking him to put a lid on it! For more, go to TonyPerkins.com.

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April 2015

  • Aaron and Melissa Klein, Anna Harmon, Todd Starnes

    April 24, 2015
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. Aaron and Melissa Klein of "Sweet Cakes by Melissa" along with their attorney from Tyler Smith & Associates, Anna Harmon, join Craig with the latest in their case. For politely declining to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, citing their Christian faith, the Kleins have been ordered to pay $135,000 in fines. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here to discuss his latest article regarding the University of Maryland and their canceling the planned showing of "American Sniper" due to complaints by a Muslim student. (More Details)
  • Terry Jeffrey, Jack Hibbs, David Christensen

    April 23, 2015
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" CNS News editor-in-chief, Terry Jeffrey, joins Tony to discuss how regularly the Democratic Party leadership "evolves" on hot button political issues. In 2004, then New York Senator, Hillary Clinton was a staunch supporter of natural marriage. Also, Jack Hibbs, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, joins Tony to highlight Stand for Marriage Sunday, which takes place on April 26th. Now is the most crucial time in America's history for churches to stand for God's definition of marriage. (More Details)
  • Gen. Boykin, Brian Brown, Mark Meadows, Frank Gaffney

    April 22, 2015
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joins Tony to discuss the recent report about pressure from the White House to lower entry standards for women in the U.S. Marine Corps for combat duty. National Organization for Marriage President, Brian Brown, is here to highlight this weekend's March for Marriage. Now is the time to send a message to the Supreme Court that America still supports natural marriage. Also, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) joins Tony to discuss the continual sexualization of government agencies. In light of recent sex scandals in both the Secret Service and DEA, the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's chief has decided to step down. (More Details)
  • Diana Verm, Ted Yoho

    April 21, 2015
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. Counsel for the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, Diana Verm, joins Craig to discuss the recent ruling upholding the right of New Jersey high-school students to recite "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance. Also, Rep. Ted Yoho, (R-FL) is here with the latest regarding the White House's on-going negotiations with Iran. Yesterday, the State Department refused to rule out a scenario where the U.S. would give 50 billion dollars to Iran after a deal is made. (More Details)
  • Peter Sprigg, Rick Santorum

    April 20, 2015
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, Peter Sprigg, joins Tony to discuss the attempts by the media to portray 2016 Presidential hopefuls in an unloving light for their continued support of natural marriage. Also, former Pennsylvania Senator and Presidential candidate, Rick Santorum, is here with analysis on Boko Haram's adoption of the ISIS terrorist group's practice of killing of Christians abroad. This immediately puts 70 million Nigerian Christians at risk. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 18, 2015

    April 18, 2015
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the latest surrounding the U.S. nuclear negotiations with Iran. Conflicting fact sheets from both countries suggest the White House may have spoken too soon in touting a deal with the Iranians. Also, President of Judicial Watch, Tom Fitton, is here to highlight their latest information on the shocking revelation from Mexican authorities confirming the Islamic State is just 8 miles from the Texas border. (More Details)
  • Todd Starnes, Paul Sullins

    April 17, 2015
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC experts, Peter Sprigg and Chris Gacek, guest host for Tony. Fox News' Todd Starnes joins Peter and Chris to discuss his latest article surrounding the Iowa Governor's Conference on LGBTQ Youth. The teens thought they were getting a talk on bullying, but it turned out to be a profanity-laced performance by a drag queen along with graphic conversations. Also, Associate Professor of Sociology at the Catholic University of America, Dr. Paul Sullins, is here to highlight his research which fully disproves the Left's talking points on same sex parenting. He just recently signed onto an amicus brief before the Supreme Court on this matter. (More Details)
  • Trent Franks, John Fleming, Chris Walker

    April 16, 2015
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) joins Tony to discuss the strong words Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had for the P5+1 world powers in their negotiations with Iran. We found out this week that Russia is hoping to trade long range missiles with the Iranians, which would also put Israel at serious risk. Rep. John Fleming is here to highlight the hostility Christians face in the military because of their faith. With this hostility, reports are indicating that Christians are feeling discouraged from joining the military. Also, Chris Walker, Executive Director of 2nd Vote, joins Tony to spotlight the work they are doing in showing Christians the best places to shop that line up with their core values. (More Details)
  • General Boykin, Kevin Brady, Mike Johnson

    April 15, 2015
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin, joins Tony to discuss a Department of Defense "sexism course" which teaches our men and women in uniform that the Bible, U.S. Constitution, and Declaration of Independence are all sexist. Rep. Kevin Brady, (R-TX) is here to highlight his latest legislation fighting the estate tax. Many Republicans have insisted that it is unfair for families to have to pay an additional tax after losing a loved one. Also, Louisiana state legislator, Mike Johnson, joins Tony to discuss the misrepresentation his bill, the Louisiana Marriage and Conscience Act, is being subjected to. We did get some positive news that the bill will be moving to committee. (More Details)
  • Jim Inhofe, Mike Johnson, Daniel Lapin

    April 14, 2015
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) joins Tony to discuss the latest surrounding the U.S./Iranian nuclear negotiations. The conflicting reports contradict the White House's talking points that a deal has been made. Louisiana State Representative, Mike Johnson, is here to highlight his legislation introduced in the state, the Louisiana's Marriage and Conscience Act. With the recent developments in Indiana, it's important that Louisiana be pro-active to protect the marriage altar. Also, Rabbi Daniel Lapin joins Tony to give his analysis on why the American Left loves Islam, but hates Christianity. (More Details)
  • Terry Jeffrey, Ben Sasse

    April 13, 2015
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" CNS News Editor in Chief, Terry Jeffrey, joins Tony to discuss what it will take for the GOP presidential candidates to have a successful bid for the White House. Terry also has a great article out today highlighting how the government is taxing more, spending more, and still running high deficits. Also Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE) is here with the latest on the White House negotiations with Iran. Secretary of State, John Kerry, has said he stands by all the facts he has laid out. The only problem? Those facts are in conflict with the White House's own data. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 11, 2015

    April 11, 2015
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Army. Bergdahl was exchanged by the Obama administration for 5 high profile Taliban terrorists. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here with the latest on California State University Stanislaus campus banning Chi Alpha, a Christian fraternity, for simply being Christian. (More Details)
  • Casey Mattox, Ken Blackwell, Arina Grossu

    April 10, 2015
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. Alliance Defending Freedom Senior Counsel, Casey Mattox, joins Craig to highlight his oral arguments before the U.S. District Court for the District of Vermont yesterday surrounding the state not providing any health care plans under Obamacare that do not subsidize elective abortions. Also, former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission and FRC's Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment, Ken Blackwell, is here to highlight his joint op-ed with former U.S. Attorney General, Ed Meese titled, Persecuting Believers Doesn't Protect Anyone's Civil Rights. Also, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, Arina Grossu, joins Craig to discuss the latest polling numbers showing that the large majority of Americans view unborn children as people. (More Details)
  • Mike McManus, Peter Sprigg

    April 09, 2015
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. President of Marriage Savers, Mike McManus, joins Craig to highlight his article laying out the harms of cohabitation before marriage. The rate of divorce and violence for couples is significantly higher for those who do cohabitate. Also, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, Peter Sprigg, is here with his response to the Obama Administration's continued push to ban gay conversion therapy across America. This type of therapy is already illegal for minors in both California and New Jersey. (More Details)
  • Travis Weber, Samuel Smith

    April 08, 2015
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. Travis Weber, FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, joins Craig to highlight the repeal of a sexual orientation and gender identity law in Springfield, Missouri. In the wake of what happened in Indiana last week, it's good to see people taking a stand to protect religious freedom. Also, Christian Post reporter, Samuel Smith, joins Craig to highlight his latest article where he discusses the President's inability to use the word "Christian" when referring to the persecution of Christians abroad. (More Details)
  • Todd Starnes, Tom Cotton

    April 07, 2015
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  • Eric Teetsel, Mark Meadows, Mike Johnson

    April 06, 2015
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Eric Teetsel, Director of the Manhattan Declaration, joins Tony to discuss the New York Times article over Easter weekend stating that church leaders must be made to "take homosexuality off the sin list." Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) is here with the latest regarding Islamic terrorists destroying Christian churches over the weekend and what Congress is working on behind the scenes to deal with ISIS. Also, Bossier City, Louisiana State Representative Mike Johnson joins Tony to highlight his legislation put forward last week, the "Louisiana Marriage and Conscience Act." (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - April 4, 2015

    April 04, 2015
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Army. Bergdahl was exchanged by the Obama administration for 5 high profile Taliban terrorists. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here with the latest on California State University Stanislaus campus banning Chi Alpha, a Christian fraternity, for simply being Christian. (More Details)
  • National Religious Broadcasters Panel

    April 03, 2015
    On this Good Friday special edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" we take a look back at a panel Tony hosted earlier this year at the National Religious Broadcasters Convention. The panel, titled: "Defending Free Speech," is vital for where we are in America today. David and Jason Benham, who lost their HGTV show for their stance on biblical morality, took part in the panel. Duck Dynasty star Al Robertson and president of Canada Christian College in Toronto, Dr. Charles McVety, also joined Tony. There is no question that freedom of speech is under attack in America, we know that hearing these men's testimonies will further bolster your willingness to stand for Christ on this Good Friday! (More Details)
  • Bobby Jindal, Todd Starnes, Deroy Murdock

    April 02, 2015
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is here to highlight the overall environment of religious freedom in America. With religious freedom laws under attack in both Arkansas and Indiana, we need leaders now more than ever speaking out to protect our First Amendment right. Fox News' Todd Starnes is here to discuss two of his latest articles. One, involving a Christian pizzeria coming under attack in Indiana for telling a local reporter they would not cater a gay wedding. Also, Fox News contributor and a media fellow with the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace at Stanford University, Deroy Murdock, joins Tony to spotlight his article, Freedom of Association Is Burned at the Stake in Indiana. In his article, Mr. Murdock gives numerous examples of why RFRA laws are so vital for American society. (More Details)
  • Mike Huckabee, Hiram Sasser, Bart Hester

    April 01, 2015
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of litigation for Liberty Institute, Hiram Sasser joins Tony to discuss the risky impact these business leaders could have by speaking out against state Religious Freedom Restoration Acts. It is likely they could drive Christian employees away from their business. Also, former Arkansas governor and author of the new book, God, Gun's, Grits, and Gravy, Mike Huckabee is here with the latest surrounding Arkansas RFRA, after the Indiana firestorm, it seems like Arkansas governor is getting cold feet. (More Details)

March 2015

  • General Boykin, Dan Gainor

    March 31, 2015
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) joins Tony to discuss the troubling cases surrounding religious freedom in the military. Congressman Collins, a former military chaplain himself, wrote a letter to the Secretary of the Navy expressing his concerns, specifically in U.S. Navy Chaplain Wes Modder's situation. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, (ret.) Lt. General Jerry Boykin is here with analysis behind the low recruitment numbers for the military. Also, Media Research Center's Vice President of Business & Culture, Dan Gainor joins Tony to highlight the joint campaign with FRC educating the public on an upcoming ABC sitcom based on the life of Dan Savage. Mr. Savage has made a career out of his hatred for Christians. (More Details)
  • Randy Weber, Mollie Hemingway

    March 30, 2015
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Randy Weber, (R-TX) joins Tony with the latest on the U.S./Iran nuclear negotiations. Iran tentatively agreed to ship large amounts of their uranium to Russia, news broke over the weekend that they have no plans of doing that. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - March 28, 2015

    March 28, 2015
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) joins Tony to discuss the desertion charges against Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl by the Army. Bergdahl was exchanged by the Obama administration for 5 high profile Taliban terrorists. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes is here with the latest on California State University Stanislaus campus banning Chi Alpha, a Christian fraternity, for simply being Christian. (More Details)
  • Matt Lewis, Scott Garrett

    March 27, 2015
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. Contributing editor at TheWeek.com and a Senior Contributor for The Daily Caller, Matt Lewis, joins Craig to highlight his latest article discussing the troubling implications that come when we believe our rights as Americans don't come from God. Also, Rep. Scott Garrett (R-N.J.) is here with the latest breakdown of the House budget that passed through Congress this week. (More Details)
  • Travis Weber, Arina Grossu

    March 26, 2015
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James guest hosts for Tony. FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, Travis Weber joins Craig to highlight the good news out of Indiana where the governor today signed their Religious Freedom Restoration Act into law. This will further protect people of faith in every sector of society. Also, FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, Arina Grossu is here to discuss the Government Accountability Report out yesterday showing large amounts of tax-payer dollars going towards abortion advocacy groups. (More Details)
  • Michael Berry, Mark Meadows, Bob Maginnis

    March 25, 2015
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James guest hosts for Tony. Liberty Institute's Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs, Michael Berry joins Craig with the latest surrounding U.S. Navy Chaplain, Wes Modder. A "no contact" order was given to Chaplain Modder, which banned him from attending a memorial service for a sailor who had passed away unexpectedly. Also, Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) is here to highlight his bill advancing through committee, which bars federal employees from viewing pornography or sexual content on government computers. Amazingly, this is not already the law. Also, FRC's Senior Fellow for National Security, (ret.) Col. Bob Maginnis joins Craig to discuss the breaking news that the Army has decided to charge Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl as a deserter. Bergdahl was traded for 5 Taliban GITMO detainees by the White House months ago. (More Details)
  • Clare Lopez, Ken Blackwell

    March 24, 2015
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Southern Evangelical Seminary, Dr. Richard Land, guest hosts for Tony. Clare Lopez, Vice President for Research and Analysis at the Center for Security Policy, joins Dr. Land with the latest surrounding Yemen and Islamic terrorism there. Also, Ken Blackwell, FRC's Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment and former Mayor of Cincinnati, is here to break down the President's recent comments stating that mandatory voting may be a good thing for America. (More Details)
  • Tom McClusky, Travis Weber

    March 23, 2015
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" President of Southern Evangelical Seminary, Dr. Richard Land guest hosts for Tony. March for Life Actions Vice President of Government Affairs, Tom McClusky joins Dr. Land to discuss his article on the 5th anniversary of Obamacare being signed into law, called, How Obamacare Decimated Bipartisan Pro-Life Support. Also, FRC's Director for the Center of Religious Liberty, Travis Weber is here to highlight the Religious Freedom Restoration Act that just passed the Indiana House. This is a major victory for religious freedom in the state. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - March 21, 2015

    March 21, 2015
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) joins Tony to discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech before Congress and the controversy over the House bill funding the Department of Homeland Security. It was hoped the House would fight the Presidents illegal action on immigration. Also, the attorney representing the Alabama Policy Institute in their marriage case, Eric Johnston is here to highlight the positive news regarding probate judges halting the distribution of same sex marriage licenses in the state. (More Details)
  • Wes Modder, Mike Berry, John Fleming, Todd Starnes

    March 20, 2015
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" U.S. Navy Chaplain Wes Modder, who has been relieved of his duties for sharing biblical principles during private counseling sessions, joins Tony with the latest. Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs for Liberty Institute, Michael Berry will join along with Chaplain Modder. Rep. John Fleming (R-La.) is here to discuss the growing hostility toward religious freedom. FRC hosted a tweetfest earlier today highlighting this very topic. Also, Fox News' Todd Starnes joins Tony with the latest on a New York high school reciting the pledge of allegiance in Arabic. (More Details)
  • Roy Blunt, General Boykin, Johnnie Moore

    March 19, 2015
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) joins Tony to highlight his bill, the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act, which would create a fund to help victims of human trafficking. The legislation is being held up in the Senate right now due to the Democrat's ties to abortion funding. FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin is here with the latest on Iran's efforts to gain nuclear capabilities. General Boykin believes a nuclear armed Iran would be catastrophic. Also, Vice President for Faith Content and Lightworkers Media, Johnnie Moore joins Tony to highlight his new book, Defying ISIS Preserving Christianity in the Place of Its Birth and in Your Own Backyard. (More Details)
  • Terry Jeffrey, Louie Gohmert, Teresa Wagner

    March 18, 2015
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" CNS News Editor-in-Chief, Terry Jeffrey, joins Tony to highlight the Pew Research poll showing a mass exodus of Democratic Catholic members of Congress. When President Obama came into office, there were 98 Catholic Democrats in Congress, now that number is down to 68. Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) is here to discuss the big electoral win for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and what this could mean for future U.S./Israeli relations. Also, former FRC staffer, Teresa Wagner, who is suing the University Of Iowa College of Law for political discrimination based on her conservative and pro-life views, joins Tony with the latest in her litigation. (More Details)
  • Joel Rosenberg, Rep. Doug Lamborn,

    March 17, 2015
    On Tuesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" New York Times Bestselling author and Middle East expert, Joel Rosenberg joins Tony to discuss the Israeli election happening today and the controversy surrounding it. Also, Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO) is here with the latest on the House members who are urging both the White House and State Department to come clean regarding the questionable funding of a group trying to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Congressman Lamborn will also give his thoughts on the Navy Chaplain case. The Air Force Academy sits in his district in Colorado Springs. (More Details)
  • Todd Starnes, Trent Franks, Travis Weber

    March 16, 2015
    On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Fox News' Todd Starnes joins Tony to highlight a win out of Robins Air Force base in Georgia where the leadership reversed the ban on the phrase "have a blessed day," stating the phrase is consistent with Air Force standards. Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ) is here with the latest on what Congress is doing regarding the connection between the State Department and funds for a non-profit group that is working to oust Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. Also, FRC's Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, Travis Weber joins Tony to discuss the positive resolution coming out of the United Nations this week to protect the "human rights of Christians and other communities." (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - March 14, 2015

    March 13, 2015
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO) joins Tony to discuss Prime Minister Netanyahu's speech before Congress and the controversy over the House bill funding the Department of Homeland Security. It was hoped the House would fight the Presidents illegal action on immigration. Also, the attorney representing the Alabama Policy Institute in their marriage case, Eric Johnston is here to highlight the positive news regarding probate judges halting the distribution of same sex marriage licenses in the state. (More Details)
  • Arina Grossu, Michael Berry

    March 13, 2015
    On Friday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Assistant to the President, Craig James, guest hosts for Tony. FRC's Director of the Center for Human Dignity, Arina Grossu, joins Craig to discuss a United Nations panel she led spotlighting coerced sterilizations, abortions, and reproductive rights. Also, Senior Counsel and Director of Military Affairs for Liberty Institute, Michael Berry, is here with the latest regarding U.S. Navy Chaplain Wes Modder, who was relieved of his duties for sharing basic Christian principles in private counseling sessions. (More Details)
  • Ken Blackwell, Jody Hice, General Boykin

    March 12, 2015
    On Thursday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" FRC's Senior Fellow for Family Empowerment and former Mayor of Cincinnati, Ohio, Ken Blackwell joins Tony to discuss the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson, Missouri. Both Ken and Tony have experience on the local level. Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA) is here to highlight the latest regarding Hillary Clinton and her using her private email account to conduct official business while at the State Department. Also, FRC's Executive Vice President and founding member of the Army's Delta Force, Lt. General (ret.) Jerry Boykin joins Tony to spotlight what we can do to support U.S. Navy Chaplain, Wes Modder who was relieved of his duties for sharing biblical principles in private counseling sessions. (More Details)
  • Jim Inhofe, Franklin Graham, Lindsey Graham

    March 11, 2015
    On Wednesday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Senator Jim Inhofe (R-OK) joins Tony to highlight the Environment and Public Works Committee hearing today regarding the President's climate change regulations. Rev. Franklin Graham is here to discuss the on-going global persecution that Christians have been under in the Middle East and the ways Samaritan's Purse is looking to help. Rev. Graham continues to be a positive voice for Christians, both globally and domestically. Also, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is here to discuss the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee hearing earlier today on protecting religious freedom abroad. Tony was one of the witnesses to testify before the committee on this important issue. (More Details)