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On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" David Phillips, Director of Peace-Building and Human Rights Program at Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights, joins Tony to discuss the growing tension between the US and Turkey as efforts to free Pastor Andrew Brunson continue. Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel Chino Hills in California, Jack Hibbs, will highlight the decision of a California school board to appeal to the US Supreme Court on a ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court that prohibits prayers and religious references at school board meetings. Mark Harris, a former pastor who is running for Congress in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, is here to share how the Left is using his past sermons to attack his candidacy. Also, FRC’s Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, joins Tony to weigh in on the horrific violence in Chicago this past weekend.

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Weekend Edition Archive

  • Weekend Edition - August 11, 2018

    August 10, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Washington Watch producer, Russ Jones, guest hosted for Tony. Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President of Policy, talked about the growing persecution of Christians overseas. General Counsel at First Liberty, Hiram Sasser, shared about Army Chaplain Scott Squires who is facing punishment, along with his assistant Kacie Griffin, for his Christian faith. Also, president and founder of HomeMakers for America Inc. Kimberly Fletcher discussed the Moms March Movement. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - August 4, 2018

    August 03, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Attorney General Jeff Sessions joined Tony to highlight today's announcement of a new Department of Justice's initiative, the Religious Liberty Task Force, which will ensure that President Trump's previous religious liberty executive order is enforced. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) joined Tony with the latest on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), Pastor Andrew Brunson who is still imprisoned in Turkey and the fallout from US sanctions on Turkey for Brunson's imprisonment. Also, U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) joined Tony to highlight efforts to repeal the Johnson Amendment. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - July 28, 2018

    July 27, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Director of the Office of Management and Budget and Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Mick Mulvaney gave an address at the first-ever Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom event this week and joined the show to give an inside look at some of the highlights. USCIRF Vice Chair Kristina Arriaga attended the Ministerial summit and spoke with Tony about the story of imprisoned American Pastor Andrew Brunson, who was recently moved from a Turkish jail to house arrest -- a story that was addressed in remarks by both Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Also, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) joined Tony with the latest in the process of confirming Judge Brett Kavanaugh for the United States Supreme Court. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - July 14, 2018

    July 13, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) joined the show to discuss myriad topics including the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh, what is on the Senate's agenda, and the latest efforts to have Pastor Brunson released from custody in Turkey. Also, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell joined Tony to highlight the Left's increase in smear campaigns as an attempt to discredit conservatives. (More Details)
  • Weekend Edition - July 7, 2018

    July 06, 2018
    On this weekend edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" Liberty University Professor of Law, Prof. Rena Lindevaldsen joined Tony to highlight the foundational role religious freedom has played in America. Also, U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback joined Tony to answer why religious freedom should be, and is, a priority in America's foreign policy. Amb. Brownback gave an overview of the status of religious freedom around the world as well. (More Details)