Tony Perkins, Arielle Del Turco, Lela Gilbert, Travis Weber

Tony Perkins
Arielle Del Turco
Lela Gilbert
Travis Weber

April 28, 2020

Today’s show features:

  • Tony Perkins, Chair of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) and host of Washington Watch, on the release of USCIRF’s 2020 Annual Report with recommendations for U.S. policy.
  • Arielle Del Turco, FRC's Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on USCIRF’s conclusions and recommendations on IndiaChina, and North Korea.
  • Lela Gilbert, FRC’s Senior Fellow for International Religious Freedom, on USCIRF’s conclusions and recommendations on Nigeria and Iran.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on an overview of the USCIRF 2020 Annual Report and needed action steps.

Episode Resources: 

  • Check out FRC’s new resource: “Guidelines for Reopening Your Church”
  • Check out FRC’s new resource: “What Pastors Should Know About The White House Plan to Open Up America Again”
  • Check out FRC’s publication: “Restrictions on Religious Freedom During the Coronavirus Crisis.”
  • Take a look at FRC’s COVID-19 resource bank for churches.
  • Explore FRC's Biblical Worldview Series featuring publications on life, religious liberty, and political engagement.
  • Get the all-new rebuilt STAND FIRM app! On your mobile browser, visit

Family Research Council · Tony Perkins shares highlights from USCIRF's 2020 report on international religious freedom

Family Research Council · Arielle Del Turco talks in-depth about the status of religious freedom in N. Korea, India, and China

Family Research Council · Lela Gilbert warns about the rising tide of violence and religious persecution in Nigeria & Iran

Family Research Council · Travis Weber dissects the broad trends for internat'l religious freedom & why Americans should care