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It’s Friday, April 19, 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:

  • 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.

Episode Resources:

Weekend Edition Archive

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • Weekend Edition - March 30, 2019

    March 30, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, on the expansion of the pro-life Mexico City Policy to apply to international subcontractors; Tyler O'Neil, assistant editor for PJ Media, on the growing scandal that is engulfing the Southern Poverty Law Center; Michele Bachmann, former U.S. Representative from the 6th District of Minnesota, on Republican House Members calling on Rep. Adam Schiff to resign as the Chair of the House Intelligence Committee. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - March 23, 2019

    March 23, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Matt Bevin, Governor of Kentucky, on a Kentucky law banning abortion based on race, sex, or disability status, which the ACLU is suing to block; Dr. Jean Twenge, Professor at San Diego State University, who wrote a book on the mental health epidemic among young people who have grown up on social media; Adam Kennedy, Deputy Director of Communications and Deputy Assistant to the President, on the administration's efforts to promote free speech on college campuses. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - March 16, 2019

    March 15, 2019
    On this weekend edition, we'll hear from Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) on steps the Pentagon is taking to implement its transgender policy and to investigate the General who targeted an Army chaplain; Cathy Ruse, FRC's Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Human Dignity, on a kindergarten transgender reading time in Arlington, Va.; and Pastor Lawrence Bishop, pastor at Solid Rock Church in Ohio, on the suspension of a high school student in his church who posted Bible verses on her campus. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - March 9, 2019

    March 08, 2019
    On this weekend's edition, we will hear from Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-Ga.) on his concerns about H.R. 1, the sweeping ethics overhaul bill that Democrats have brought to the floor this week, as well as his reaction to anti-Semitic remarks made by Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.); Scott Rasmussen, editor-at-large of Ballotpedia, on the lack of understanding of socialism among millennials who claim to support it; and Roxanne Stone, editor-in-chief of Barna Group, on the results of their latest study on the characteristics of spiritually vibrant households. (More Details)