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It’s Friday, May 17, 2019, and we’re getting ready for another exciting edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, where each day we’re joined by America’s leaders, policy makers, and culture-shapers as we talk about the important issues of the day from a biblical worldview. Listen here live at 5:05 p.m. ET.

Today we’ll hear from:

  • Brian Babin, U.S. Representative for the 36th District of Texas, on the House of Representatives voting 236-173 today in favor of an anti-life, anti-woman, anti-religious freedom, anti-parental rights bill titled the “Equality Act.”
  • Bob Onder, State Senator for the 2nd District of Missouri, on state legislatures around the country passing an unprecedented wave of pro-life legislation in the 2019 session.
  • Jerry Boykin, Retired Lieutenant General and Executive Vice President of Family Research Council, on relations between the United States and Iran as U.S. warships enter the Persian Gulf.
  • Wayne Pederson, Executive Liaison of Far East Broadcasting Company, who is building a radio station in South Korea powerful enough to reach all of North Korea with the gospel of Christ.

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May 2019

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    Weekend Edition - May 18, 2019

    May 18, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on Democratic efforts to circumvent the pro-life Mexico City policy and appropriate money for overseas abortions; Ja'Ron Smith, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of American Innovation, on President Trump's immigration speech this week and how drugs smuggled over the border contribute to the opioid crisis; Robert Netzly, CEO of Inspire Investing, who wrote in the Christian Post that pro-LGBT investment funds are shuttering, while Biblically-based investment funds are soaring. (More Details)
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    Brian Babin, Bob Onder, Jerry Boykin, Wayne Pederson

    May 17, 2019
    On the Friday, May 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Brian Babin, U.S. Representative for the 36th District of Texas, on the House of Representatives voting 236-173 today in favor of an anti-life, anti-woman, anti-religious freedom, anti-parental rights bill titled the "Equality Act;" Bob Onder, State Senator for the 2nd District of Missouri, on state legislatures around the country passing an unprecedented wave of pro-life legislation in the 2019 session; Jerry Boykin, Retired Lieutenant General and Executive Vice President of Family Research Council, on relations between the United States and Iran as U.S. warships enter the Persian Gulf; Wayne Pederson, Executive Liaison of Far East Broadcasting Company, who is building a radio station in South Korea powerful enough to reach all of North Korea with the gospel of Christ. (More Details)
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    Jeff Fortenberry, Ja'Ron Smith, Robert Netzly

    May 16, 2019
    On the Thursday, May 16, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on Democratic efforts to circumvent the pro-life Mexico City policy and appropriate money for overseas abortions; Ja'Ron Smith, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of American Innovation, on President Trump's immigration speech today and how drugs smuggled over the border contribute to the opioid crisis; Robert Netzly, CEO of Inspire Investing, who wrote in the Christian Post that pro-LGBT investment funds are shuttering, while Biblically-based investment funds are soaring. (More Details)
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    Andy Biggs, Everett Piper, Meg Kilgannon, Eric Johnston

    May 15, 2019
    On the Wednesday, May 15, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, on his bill to prevent abortion from being deducted as a medical expense; Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, on his opposition to the Equality Act, which is coming up for a vote on Friday in the House of Representatives; Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County, on PBS targeting young kids with the LGBT agenda by featuring a same-sex wedding in the "Arthur" cartoon series; Eric Johnston, Alabama Attorney and Founder of the Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, on the Alabama legislature passing a bill that would ban all abortions except in cases that threaten the life and health (narrowly defined) of the mother. (More Details)
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    Jeff Mordock, Greg Steube

    May 14, 2019
    On the Tuesday, May 14, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins we heard from: Jeff Mordock, Government Reporter for the Washington Times, on Attorney General Barr opening an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe; Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, on his opposition to the Equality Act, which is coming up for a vote on Friday in the House of Representatives. (More Details)
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    Jim Banks, Gordon Chang, Gary Bauer, Jennifer Chavez

    May 13, 2019
    On the Monday, May 13, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, on Iran's saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, calling the U.S. aircraft carrier a "target," not a "threat;" Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist and expert on North Korea & China, on China's decision to raise tariffs on U.S. goods; Gary Bauer, Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), who briefed Vice President Mike Pence on the USCIRF annual report; Jennifer Chavez, Board Member of the Women's Liberation Front, on how the Equality Act will undermine parental rights. (More Details)
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    Michelle Cretella, Rebecca Friedrichs, Robert Kuykendall, Meg Kilgannon

    May 10, 2019
    On the Friday, May 10, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Michelle Cretella, Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians, on how the so-called Equality Act would force doctors to do harm; Rebecca Friedrichs, Author of "Standing Up to Goliath: Battling State and National Teachers' Unions for the Heart and Soul of Our Kids and Country," on California's new sex-ed guidelines which expose elementary school students to transgender sexual material; Robert Kuykendall, Executive Director of 2ndVote.com, on Converse announcing a new LGBT shoe line and featuring as spokesperson an 11-year-old in Drag; Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County, on juggling work and motherhood. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - May 11, 2019

    May 10, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist and expert on North Korea & China, on President Trump's trade negotiations with China; Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the Democrats' treatment of Attorney General William Barr, and his thoughts on the censorship of conservatives by big tech companies; Terry Jeffrey, Editor of CNS News, who wrote on comments by a CNN panelist who said that a pregnant woman does not have a baby inside of her. (More Details)
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    Steven Palazzo, Connor Semelsberger, Scott Tipton, Ken Klukowski

    May 09, 2019
    On the Thursday, May 9, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins we heard from: Steven Palazzo, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Mississippi, on House Republicans' attempt to add pro-life, pro-family amendments to the Labor-Education-HHS funding bill. FRC's Connor Semelsberger, who monitored yesterday's Appropriations Committee meeting, will also weigh in on the mark up; Scott Tipton, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Colorado, on the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Venezuela; Ken Klukowski, Legal Editor for Breitbart News and Senior Fellow at American Civil Rights Union, on a Pennsylvania school's decision to drop the practice of saying "God bless America" after the Pledge of Allegiance following a complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation. (More Details)
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    Josh Hawley, Terry Jeffrey, Chris Mitchell, Travis Weber

    May 08, 2019
    On the Wednesday, May 8, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the Democrats' treatment of Attorney General William Barr, and his thoughts on the censorship of conservatives by big tech companies; Terry Jeffrey, Editor of CNS News, on comments by a CNN panelist who said that a pregnant woman does not have a baby inside of her; Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News, on the ceasefire reached between Israel and the Iran-backed terrorist group Hamas that runs Gaza; Travis Weber, Family Research Council's Vice President for Policy and Director of the Center for Religious Freedom, on news that Asia Bibi has safely arrived in Canada, and on an interim report from the British government which found 80% of religious persecution in the world is against Christians. (More Details)
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    Ralph Norman, Mary Beth Waddell, Gordon Chang, Mark Harris, Harry Jackson

    May 07, 2019
    On the Tuesday, May 7, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, on House Democrats' attempt to funnel money to Planned Parenthood in a supplemental disaster relief bill; Mary Beth Waddell, Family Research Council's Senior Legislative Assistant, on the pro-abortion provisions in the Equality Act; Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist and expert on North Korea & China, on President Trump's trade negotiations with China; Mark Harris, Family Research Council's Community Impact Team Coordinator, on tonight's prayer vigil at the North Carolina State House, where legislators are considering overriding the governor's veto to pass the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Harry Jackson, Presiding Bishop of the International Communion of Evangelical Churches, to continue the discussion on a high school in San Francisco that may remove a mural of George Washington because of its "traumatizing" effect on students. (More Details)
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    Louie Gohmert, Peter Sprigg, Peter Kuo

    May 06, 2019
    On the Monday, May 6, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, on Hamas and Islamic Jihad insisting they are ready for "open war" with Israel after launching rockets this weekend; Peter Sprigg, Family Research Council's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, on the Pentagon's new survey on rising sexual assault in the military; Peter Kuo, Vice Chairman of the California Republican Party, on a high school in San Francisco that may remove a mural of George Washington because of its "traumatizing" effect on students. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - May 4, 2019

    May 04, 2019
    This weekend heard from: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, on testimony this week by Attorney General William Barr before the Senate and his refusal to testify before the House; Ronnie Floyd, President of the National Day of Prayer, previewed the National Day of Prayer service at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday night; Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on the significance of the United States' relationship with Egypt; Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, on the dangers of Equality Act and its markup this week in the House Judiciary Committee. (More Details)
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    Katrina Trinko, Alexandra DeSanctis, Beth Stelzer

    May 03, 2019
    On the Friday, May 3, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Katrina Trinko, Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Signal, who called out the left-wing site Poynter for its now-removed list of "unreliable news sites," which featured most conservative media; Alexandra DeSanctis, Staff writer at National Review, on the horrific but telling comments on abortion by Alabama State Representative John Rogers; Beth Stelzer, Founder of SaveWomensSports.com, on the unfairness of allowing biological men who claim to be women to compete in women's sports like powerlifting. (More Details)
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    Marsha Blackburn, Roger Severino, Ronnie Floyd, Mercedes Schlapp

    May 02, 2019
    On the Thursday, May 2, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Marsha Blackburn, U.S. Senator from Tennessee, on yesterday's testimony by Attorney General William Barr before the Senate and his refusal to testify before the House; Roger Severino, Director of the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, on new regulations aimed at protecting the conscience rights of health care workers and organizations; Ronnie Floyd, President of the National Day of Prayer, previews the National Day of Prayer service at the U.S. Capitol tonight; Mercedes Schlapp, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, on the White House's observance of the National Day of Prayer. (More Details)
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    Jeff Fortenberry, Greg Steube, Joyce Krawiec

    May 01, 2019
    On the Wednesday, May 1, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on the U.S. relationship with Egypt as well as his security resolution to protect religious minorities in Northern Iraq; Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, on the Equality Act and its markup today in the House Judiciary Committee; Joyce Krawiec, State Senator for the 31st Senate District of North Carolina, on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act, which the North Carolina Senate passed this week overriding Governor Cooper's veto. (More Details)

April 2019

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    Ted Yoho, Gayle Manchin, Travis Weber, Peter Sprigg

    April 30, 2019
    On the Tuesday, April 30, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, on military developments in Venezuela; Gayle Manchin, Commissioner for the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), on the release of USCIRF's annual report; Travis Weber, Family Research Council's (FRC) Vice President for Policy, on the release of FRC's new publication, "Apostasy, Blasphemy, and Anti-Conversion Laws;" Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, on his op-ed published today in the Washington Examiner, debunking the groundless claims from big business lobbyist that the poorly named "Equality Act" will help the economy in any way. (More Details)
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    Frank Wolf, Sid Gautreaux

    April 29, 2019
    On the Monday, April 29, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Frank Wolf, Former U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Virginia, on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom's 2019 Annual Report released today, highlighting the world's worst violators of religious freedom; Sid Gautreaux, Sheriff of East Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on the increasing need for security in houses of worship. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - April 27, 2019

    April 27, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Mike Kelly, U.S. Representative for the 16th District of Pennsylvania, on the recent court victory for the City of Philadelphia, which is refusing to work with a Catholic foster care agency that objects to placing children with same-sex couples; Jonathan Saenz, President of Texas Values, on how Chick-fil-A's exclusion from the San Antonio airport is the latest example of the government punishing a family-owned business because of their religious beliefs; Anthony Levatino, former abortionist turned pro-life advocate who starred in the movie Unplanned, on the gruesome techniques used in mid- and late-term abortions and his personal journey out of the abortion industry. (More Details)
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    Debbie Lesko, Ana Samuel, James Dobson, Ryszgard Legutko

    April 26, 2019
    On the Friday, April 26, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Debbie Lesko, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Arizona, on the dangerous provisions in the Equality Act; Ana Samuel, Research Scholar at the Witherspoon Institute, who recently wrote "A Message to Mayor Pete from a Latina Mama: 'Don't Force Your Sexual Ideology on Me and My Children;'" James Dobson, Host of the Dr. James Dobson's Family Talk, on the National Day of Prayer (May 2); Ryszard Legutko, author of "The Demon of Democracy: Totalitarian Temptations in Free Societies," who was recently disinvited from Middlebury College when administrators sided with student protestors. (More Details)
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    Dan Forest, David Black, Mike Donnelly, Anthony Levatino

    April 25, 2019
    On the Thursday, April 25, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Dan Forest, Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina, on the possibility for a legislative override of Governor Roy Cooper's veto of the state's Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; David Black, Chairman of 2ndVote.com, on how Bank of America misled customers and investors by donating $50,000 to Planned Parenthood while claiming they did not; Mike Donnelly, Senior Counsel and Global Outreach Director at the Home School Legal Defense Association, on Cuban Pastor and wife Ramon and Adya Rigal who were sentenced to 2.5 years in prison for homeschooling their children; Anthony Levatino, former abortionist turned pro-life advocate who starred in the movie Unplanned, on the gruesome techniques used in mid- and late-term abortions and his personal journey out of the abortion industry. (More Details)
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    Mike Kelly, Aaron Haviland, Katrina Jackson, Sally Pipes

    April 24, 2019
    On the Wednesday, April 24, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mike Kelly, U.S. Representative for the 16th District of Pennsylvania, on the recent court victory for the City of Philadelphia, which is refusing to work with a Catholic foster care agency that objects to placing children with same-sex couples; Aaron Haviland, the Yale law student who exposed the campus' financial bias against Christians and conservatives; Katrina Jackson, State Representative for the 16th District of Louisiana, and sponsor of an amendment to the Louisiana Constitution declaring there is no right to an abortion, which just overwhelmingly passed the Louisiana House of Representatives; Sally Pipes, President and CEO of the Pacific Research Institute, on the feasibility of Senator Bernie Sanders' latest "Medicare for All" proposal. (More Details)
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    John Bursch, Jennifer Bryson, Angela Wallace, Jonathan Saenz

    April 23, 2019
    On the Tuesday, April 23, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins we heard from: John Bursch, Attorney for Alliance Defending Freedom in the case of R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which the Supreme Court will decide whether "sex discrimination" includes "sexual orientation discrimination" to determine if a Christian-run funeral home can enforce its sex-specific dress code; Jennifer Bryson, Founder of LetAllPlay.org, on her campaign to prevent transgender competitors from infiltrating and dominating women's sports; Angela Wallace, Organizer of Truth in Education, on the seminar held this Saturday in Louisiana, "Truth in Education: A Forum on Common Core and Its Aftermath;" Jonathan Saenz, President of Texas Values, on how Chick-fil-A's exclusion from the San Antonio airport is the latest example of the government punishing a family-owned business because of their religious beliefs. (More Details)
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    Rep. Ralph Norman, Ben Weingarten, Jeff King, Alyssa Ahlgren

    April 22, 2019
    On the Monday, April 22, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, on what the Mueller report reveals about President Obama's leadership; Ben Weingarten, Senior Contributor at The Federalist, on Attorney General William Barr's testimony that "spying did occur" against the 2016 Trump campaign; Jeff King, President of International Christian Concern, on the suicide bombings by members of National Thowheeth Jama'ath, a radical Islamist group in Sri Lanka, that devastated churches and Western hotels on Easter morning, killing over 290 people and wounding over 500; Alyssa Ahlgren, Author at Alpha News, who recently criticized her fellow millennials for endorsing socialism while enjoying the fruits of capitalism. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - April 20, 2019

    April 20, 2019
    This weekend, we heard from: Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, on China tracking Uyghur Muslims across the country with artificial intelligence and facial recognition cameras; Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on Yale's blacklisting of Christian groups and big tech's censorship of conservatives; David Closson, Family Research Council's Research Fellow for Religious Freedom and Biblical Worldview, on Kamala Harris' bill opposing cruelty to animals, while she refuses to sign on to the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Act; and Tony will share reflections on the devasting fire at the Notre Dame cathedral and his hope that the world is drawn beyond the symbolism to the substance of the cross. (More Details)
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    Chris Mitchell, Dr. Ronnie Floyd, Ryan Mauro

    April 19, 2019
    On the Friday, April 19, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Chris Mitchell, Middle East Bureau Chief for CBN News, on the growth of Christianity in a Syrian town once besieged by ISIS; Dr. Ronnie Floyd, newly-elected President and CEO of the SBC Executive Committee, to preview the upcoming National Day of Prayer on May 2; Ryan Mauro, Producer of SinaiInArabia.com and Director of the Clarion Project, on his new documentary on evidence for the historicity of Exodus that points to a possible location for Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia. (More Details)
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    Rep. Paul Gosar, Quena Gonzalez, Blair Nelson

    April 18, 2019
    On the Thursday, April 18, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Paul Gosar, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Arizona, on President Trump's response to the release of the Mueller report; Quena Gonzalez, Family Research Council's Director of State and Local Affairs, on the more than 250 pro-life bills that have been introduced on the state level this year; Blair Nelson, Correspondent for CampusReform.org, on the effects of President Trump's executive order to protect free speech on college campuses. (More Details)
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    Rep. Duncan Hunter, Rep. Debbie Lesko, Tyler O'Neil, Joyce Krawiec

    April 17, 2019
    On the Wednesday, April 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Duncan Hunter, U.S. Representative for the 50th District of California, and Debbie Lesko, U.S. Representative for the 8th District of Arizona, on the emergency declaration of border-town Yuma, Arizona, in response to the overwhelming numbers of migrants the government is forced to release onto the streets; Tyler O'Neil, Senior Editor at PJ Media, on the Wall Street Journal ad sponsored by Family Research Council and the American Family Association that calls on big tech and media companies to immediately stop using the wealthy, scandal-ridden Southern Poverty Law Center as a credible arbiter of "hate;" Joyce Krawiec, State Senator for the 31st Senate District of North Carolina, on the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act that sailed through the North Carolina House and Senate this week and has now landed on the desk of Governor Roy Cooper. (More Details)
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    Amb. Sam Brownback, Rep. Michele Bachmann, Sen. Ted Cruz, Jonathan Saenz

    April 16, 2019
    On the Tuesday, April 16, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, on China tracking Uyghur Muslims across the country with artificial intelligence and facial recognition cameras; Michele Bachmann, former U.S. Representative from the 6th District of Minnesota, on the benefits of President Trump's recognition of Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights; Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on Yale's blacklisting of Christian groups, big tech's censorship of conservatives, and his school choice bill; Jonathan Saenz, President of Texas Values, on the Texas's "Free to Believe Act" and the City of San Antonio's decision to ban Chick-fil-a from the airport. (More Details)
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    Rep. Brian Babin, Gen. Jerry Boykin, David Closson

    April 15, 2019
    On the Monday, April 15, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Today we'll hear from: Brian Babin, U.S. Representative for the 36th District of Texas and co-chair of the Border Security Caucus, on President Trump's proposal to send illegal immigrants to sanctuary cities; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Family Research Council's Executive Vice President, on the State Department's decision to designate Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization; David Closson, Family Research Council's Research Fellow for Religious Freedom and Biblical Worldview, on Kamala Harris' bill opposing cruelty to animals, while she refuses to sign on to the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Act. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - April 13, 2019

    April 13, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: James Comer, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kentucky, on how the so-called Equality Act will override the religious freedom protections of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Donna Harrison, Executive Director of the American Association of Prolife Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), on why women's health facilities that receive federal funds should be physically separated from abortion facilities; Alice Lin, daughter of American Pastor David Lin, on the plight of her father who has been imprisoned in China since 2009. (More Details)
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    Chris Gacek, John Bursch, Maria Teffler, David Horowitz

    April 12, 2019
    On the Friday, April 12, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Chris Gacek, Senior Fellow for Regulatory Policy at the Family Research Council, on Senate Republicans' renewed condemnation of Facebook, Twitter, and Google for censoring conservatives' free speech on their platforms; John Bursch, Senior Counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, on East Lansing's attempt to force the owners of County Mill Farm to participate in same-sex weddings, in violation of their sincerely held religious beliefs; Maria Teffler, former teacher and parent of middle- and high-schooled children in Arlington County, Virginia, who wrote an op-ed in the Washington Post arguing that parents have a right to determine what their children learn with regard to sexuality and gender; David Horowitz, writer for FrontPage Magazine, on his new book, "DARK AGENDA: The War to Destroy Christian America." (More Details)
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    Rep. Candice Keller, Gen. Jerry Boykin, David Abel

    April 11, 2019
    On the Thursday, April 11, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Candice Keller, State Representative for the 53rd District of Ohio, on the Heartbeat bill that passed the Ohio legislature, which would ban abortion after approximately six weeks, when a heartbeat can be detected; David Abel, Steward of the historic Star Barn Village in the Stone Gables Estate, the target of a recent social media mob infuriated that he does not host same-sex weddings due to his religious beliefs; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President, on the arrest of Julian Assange in Great Britain and the American Medical Association's misplaced criticism of President Trump's transgender military policy. (More Details)
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    Rep. James Comer, Joel Rosenberg, Donna Harrison, Travis Weber, Peter Sprigg

    April 10, 2019
    On the Wednesday, April 10, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: James Comer, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kentucky, on how the so-called Equality Act will override the religious freedom protections of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act; Joel Rosenberg, New York Times bestselling author, on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent electoral victory; Donna Harrison, Executive Director of the American Association of Prolife Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG), on why women's health facilities that receive federal funds should be physically separated from abortion facilities; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy, and Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, on the events of the week, including the hearings on the so-called Equality Act in the U.S. House and California Senator Kamala Harris' apparent double standard in promoting a bill to combat animal cruelty but blocking a bill to save the lives of babies who survive abortion. (More Details)
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    Rep. Ben Cline, Rep. Brad Wenstrup, Patrina Mosley

    April 09, 2019
    On the Tuesday, April 9, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ben Cline, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Virginia, on former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli as a possible replacement for Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security; Brad Wenstrup, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Ohio, on the progress made by the discharge petition for the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, and what still needs to be done; Patrina Mosley, Director of Life, Culture, and Women's Advocacy at the Family Research Council, who spoke today on Capitol Hill at a news conference in favor of the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. (More Details)
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    Rep. Mo Brooks, Gordon Chang, Alice Lin, Kristina Arriaga

    April 08, 2019
    On the Monday, April 8, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Rep. Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Alabama, on the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Venezuela; Gordon Chang, Fox News contributor and columnist at The Daily Beast, on why President Trump's trade restrictions against China are warranted; Alice Lin, daughter of American Pastor David Lin, who has been imprisoned in China since 2009; and Kristina Arriaga, Vice Chairwoman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, on the languishing condition of Pastor Lin. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - April 6, 2019

    April 06, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Terry Jeffrey, editor-in-chief of CNS News, on how securing the border would help reduce crime; Tom Cotton, U.S. Senator for Arkansas, who has called for the Southern Poverty Law Center to lose their tax-exempt status; Steve Scalise, House Minority Whip and U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana, and Ann Wagner, U.S. Representative for the 2nd District of Missouri, on the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, which went live earlier this week; and Stephanie Borowicz, State Representative for the 76th District of Pennsylvania, who has come under fire for repeatedly using the name of Jesus in a prayer before the legislature. (More Details)