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On Monday's edition of "Washington Watch with Tony Perkins" University of South Dakota law professor, Patrick Garry, joins Tony to discuss how the Left’s reaction to First Lady Melania Trump’s recitation of the Lord’s Prayer at a rally over the weekend, is indicative of the ongoing hostility to religious expression. Alliance Defending Freedom attorney, Jeremy Tedesco, and West Michigan Beef Company owner, Donald Vander Boon, join Tony to share a USDA official's threat to remove USDA inspectors if Donald did not remove religious literature supporting natural marriage in the company's breakroom. Also, the leader of Operation Save America, Pastor Flip Benham, joins Tony to share about his friendship with the late Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe from the Supreme Court case Roe vs. Wade, and her dedication to the pro-life movement after her conversion.

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