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On the Wednesday, July 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from:

  • Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana and House Minority Whip, to discuss the latest news in Washington, including the HHS Dept. beginning enforcement on their Title X rule to prevent another way that taxpayer dollars were funding abortion.
  • Philip Mounstephen, Anglican Bishop of Truro, on his Independent Review for the United Kingdom’s Foreign Secretary of Foreign and Commonwealth Office Support for Persecuted Christians.
  • Travis Weber, FRC’s Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, to report the latest developments from the second day of the 2nd annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.

Episode Resources:

  • Check out FRC’s resource, Title X Rule Changes Protect the Unborn and Increase Health Care Options
  • Watch FRC’s event, “Will Religious Freedom Survive in Northeast Syria?”
  • Read Bishop of Truro’s independent review on the persecution of Christians
  • Learn more about the U.S. State Department’s 2nd Annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom
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July 2019

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    Steve Scalise, Philip Mounstephen, Travis Weber

    July 17, 2019
    On the Wednesday, July 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana and House Minority Whip, to discuss the latest news in Washington, including the HHS Dept. beginning enforcement on their Title X rule to prevent another way that taxpayer dollars were funding abortion; Philip Mounstephen, Anglican Bishop of Truro, on his Independent Review for the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary of Foreign and Commonwealth Office Support for Persecuted Christians; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, to report the latest developments from the second day of the 2nd annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. (More Details)
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    Mark Green, Kristina Arriaga, Tristan Azbej, Travis Weber

    July 16, 2019
    On the Tuesday, July 16, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mark Green, Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), on how USAID promotes religious freedom as a means to achieve economic development; Kristina Arriaga, Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, to highlight Cuba's ongoing religious suppression, including their prohibiting key religious leaders from leaving the country to attend the U.S. State Department's Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom; Tristan Azbej, Hungarian State Secretary for the Aid of Persecuted Christians, on Hungary's effort to provide aid to persecuted Christians; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, to reflect on the first day of the 2nd annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. (More Details)
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    Gus Bilirakis, Mike Pompeo, Jerry Boykin

    July 15, 2019
    On the Monday, July 15, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Gus Bilirakis, U.S. Representative for the 12th District of Florida and Co-chair of the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus, to discuss what Congress can do, and is doing, to advance religious freedom around the world; Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, to continue the discussion on the U.S. State Department Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom and to highlight the newly formed Commission on Unalienable Rights, which will advise Secretary Pompeo on how to advocate for the most fundamental rights in diplomatic discussions; Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and Retired Lieutenant General, on efforts to combat the persecution of Christians around the globe. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - July 13, 2019

    July 13, 2019
    Today we'll hear from: Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, a cosponsor of the Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019, which would require states to provide data on abortions in their state to the federal government, correcting the egregious underreporting of abortions in the U.S.; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, to discuss his new publication, Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting. (More Details)
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    Allen Estrin, Michael New, Victor Davis Hanson, James Hirsen

    July 12, 2019
    On the Friday, July 12, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Allen Estrin, Co-founder and Executive director of Prager University, to give an overview of the White House social media summit held yesterday; Michael New, Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute and visiting assistant professor at Catholic University, on new Gallup poll numbers that show Americans are increasingly pro-life; Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, who remarked recently that the contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination aren't on a winning track; James Hirsen, conservative watchdog on goings-on in Hollywood and author of the weekly NewsMax.com column, "The Left Coast Report," on Family Research Council's new ad decrying the hypocrisy of Disney, Amazon, and Netflix. (More Details)
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    Steven Jacobs, Alveda King, Jeralee Smith, Kristen Jenson

    July 11, 2019
    On the Thursday, July 11, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Steven Jacobs, who completed a dissertation at the University of Chicago that proved most biologists believe life begins at conception, and who was awarded a Ph.D. only after five years of grueling attacks; Alveda King, pro-life advocate, evangelist, and niece of Martin Luther King, Jr., on the founder of Black Entertainment Television, Robert Johnson, who was the first black billionaire and a lifelong Democrat, praising President Trump for creating a strong economy and criticizing the Democratic presidential contenders for being too radical; Jeralee Smith, Founder of the National Educators Association (NEA) Ex-Gay Educators Caucus, on the NEA exposing young children to a risqu� drag queen performance hosted at their annual conference; Kristen Jenson, Founder of Protect Young Minds and author of "Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today's Young Kids," on how parents can protect their children against pornography. (More Details)
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    Rob Bluey, Kristen Allen

    July 10, 2019
    On the Wednesday, July 10, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Rob Bluey, Executive Editor of The Daily Signal, to give an overview of the White House Social Media Summit; Kristen Allen, Parent in Arlington County, Virginia, on the battle Arlington parents' waged against transgender activists over school bathrooms, and the lessons other parents should learn from their defeat. (More Details)
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    Hans von Spakovsky, Cathy Ruse, Mike Berry, Lydia Gutierrez

    July 09, 2019
    On the Tuesday, July 9, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Hans von Spakovsky, Senior Legal Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, who called for the U.S. Justice Department to open an investigation against Antifa for their brazen and increasing violence against their political opponents; Cathy Ruse, Senior Fellow for Legal Studies at Family Research Council, on the American Psychological Association's formation of a new Task Force to promote "Consensual Non-Monogamous Relationships," such as polyamory, "swinging," and other euphemisms for adultery; Mike Berry, Deputy General Counsel and Director of Military Affairs at First Liberty Institute, on the Veterans' Administration (VA) announcing a nationwide policy to permit religious displays at VA facilities; Lydia Gutierrez, Chair of the National Education Association (NEA) Conservative Educators Caucus, who was censured at the NEA convention for standing up for black babies in the womb. (More Details)
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    Tim Graham, Tony Perkins, Peter Sprigg, Mollie Hemingway, Carrie Severino

    July 08, 2019
    On the Monday, July 8, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Tim Graham, Director of Media Analysis for the Media Research Center, on the major network's decision not to broadcast President Trump's speech on Independence Day, and the media's biased reporting of the "Salute to America" observance in Washington, D.C.; Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council and Chairman of the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, on the State Department's formation of a Commission on Unalienable Rights that will ensure that the protection of fundamental rights is a core element of American strategic policy discussion in international diplomacy; Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, on Amazon Store banning books by the "father of conversion therapy," which calls for offering hope and counseling to individuals seeking to abandon an LGBT lifestyle; Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor at The Federalist, and Carrie Severino, Chief Counsel and Policy Director for the Judicial Crisis Network, on their new book, "Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court." (More Details)
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    Mike Johnson, Eric Metaxas, Daniel Dreisbach

    July 05, 2019
    On the Friday, July 5, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mike Johnson, U.S. Congressman for the 4th District of Louisiana and Chairman of the Republican Study Committee, on how the Declaration of Independence sets forth the basis for religious liberty in America; Eric Metaxas, New York Times #1 Bestselling Author and Senior Fellow at The King's College, to discuss his book, "If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty;" Daniel Dreisbach, Professor for the School of Public Affairs at American University, on the significance of the Bible in the nation's founding. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - July 6, 2019

    July 05, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Eric Metaxas, New York Times #1 Bestselling Author and Senior Fellow at The King's College, to discuss his book, "If You Can Keep It: The Forgotten Promise of American Liberty;" Daniel Dreisbach, Professor for the School of Public Affairs at American University, on the significance of the Bible in the nation's founding. (More Details)
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    Rena Lindevaldsen, Louie Gohmert, Sam Brownback

    July 04, 2019
    On the Thursday, July 4, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Rena Lindevaldsen, Professor of Law at Liberty University, on the foundational role of religious freedom in America; Louie Gohmert, U.S. Congressman for the 1st District of Texas, on how protecting religious freedom in America is essential to protecting our future freedoms; Sam Brownback, United States Ambassador-at-Large for Religious Freedom, to give an update on the Trump administration's efforts to promote religious freedom around the world and to preview the State Department's second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom later this month. (More Details)
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    Steve Marshall, Meg Kilgannon, David Closson

    July 03, 2019
    On the Wednesday, July 3, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Steve Marshall, Attorney General of Alabama, on the U.S. Supreme Court declining to hear an appeal to reinstate Alabama's ban on the late-term abortion procedure known as "dismemberment abortion;" Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County and FRC's Education Research Associate, on the National Education Association hosting LGBT "Pride" events in conjunction with its annual conference; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, to discuss his new publication, Biblical Principles for Political Engagement: Worldview, Issues, and Voting. (More Details)
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    Scott Perry, Elizabeth Johnston, Calvin Beisner

    July 02, 2019
    On the Tuesday, July 2, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Scott Perry, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Pennsylvania, responding to Senator Chuck Schumer's criticism of President Trump's recent impromptu meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, where he became the first U.S. President to step onto North Korean territory; Elizabeth Johnston, the Activist Mommy, on the hostile reaction to her successful campaigns to stop drag queen story hours at public libraries; Calvin Beisner, Founder and National Spokesman of the Cornwall Alliance, which recently published an open letter urging policymakers to reject alarmist climate policies that would trap people in poverty. (More Details)
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    Mark Meadows, Ralph Norman

    July 01, 2019
    On the Monday, July 1, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we were heard from: Mark Meadows, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of North Carolina and Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, on President Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un, where he became the first sitting U.S. president to step into North Korea; Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, a cosponsor of the Ensuring Accurate and Complete Abortion Data Reporting Act of 2019, which would require states to provide data on abortions in their state to the federal government, correcting the egregious underreporting of abortions in the U.S. (More Details)

June 2019

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    Weekend Edition - June 29, 2019

    June 29, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, an undercover video from a whistleblower in which the head of Google's Responsible Innovation team claims the tech giant will decide what is "fair and equitable" to prevent another person like President Trump from ever being elected; Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, on the U.S. State Department's annual report on international religious freedom, which found a "chilling array" of religious suppression around the world; Larry Obhof, President of the Ohio Senate, on the Ohio Senate passing a budget that increases funding for maternal health and pregnancy resource centers; Doug Lamborn, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Colorado, on his bill to defund PBS for indoctrinating children with progressive content. (More Details)
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    Terry Jeffrey, Ken Blackwell, Kristina Arriaga, Todd Nettleton

    June 28, 2019
    On the Friday, June 28, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief of CNS News, to analyze the second night of the Democratic presidential debate; Ken Blackwell, FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance and former Co-Chairman of the Census Monitoring Board, on yesterday's decisions handed down from the Supreme Court on gerrymandering and the census citizenship question; Kristina Arriaga, Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom, on USCIRF's congressional hearing concerning Turkey's religious communities and their ability to practice their faith without government interference; Todd Nettleton, Host of Voice of the Martyrs, in commemoration of the Day of the Christian Martyr, June 29. (More Details)
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    Andy Harris, Dave Brat, Travis Weber

    June 27, 2019
    On the Thursday, June 27, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, on how House Democrats have only themselves to blame for the crisis at the border for continually blocking President Trump from obtaining the funds needed to deal with the problem; David Brat, Dean of Liberty University's School of Business and Former U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Virginia, to analyze the first Democratic presidential debate that was held last night; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, to further discuss the first Democratic presidential debate. (More Details)
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    Mike Johnson, Sam Brownback, Mercedes Schlapp

    June 26, 2019
    On the Wednesday, June 26, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 6th District of Louisiana, on the so-called "Do No Harm Act," a bill that would roll back the religious freedom protections in the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act, and its hearing yesterday in the House Committee on Education and Labor; Sam Brownback, U.S. Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom, on the U.S. State Department's annual religious freedom report, which found a "chilling array" of religious suppression around the world; Mercedes Schlapp, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, on the crisis at the southern border and House Democrats' reluctance to provide adequate funding to address the issue. (More Details)
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    Josh Hawley, Mo Brooks, Doug Lamborn

    June 25, 2019
    On the Tuesday, June 25, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on an undercover video from a whistleblower in which the Head of Responsible Innovation at Google claims the tech giant will decide what is "fair and equitable" to prevent another person like President Trump from ever being elected; Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Alabama, on the Trump administration's policy statement opposing half-measures pushed by House Democrats to put a band-aid on the immigration crisis without fulling addressing the humanitarian and security problems at the border; Doug Lamborn, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Colorado, on his bill to defund PBS for indoctrinating children with progressive content. (More Details)
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    Jerry Boykin, Kristan Hawkins, Larry Obhof

    June 24, 2019
    On the Monday, June 24, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of Delta Force, on Iran's threat to shoot more U.S. drones out of the sky; Kristan Hawkins, President of Students for Life, on the Planned Parenthood forum where twenty Democratic presidential candidates promoted the group's abortion agenda; Larry Obhof, President of the Ohio Senate, on the Ohio Senate passing a budget that would fund pregnancy care centers. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - June 22, 2019

    June 22, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on the Supreme Court victory for religious freedom in the case of American Legion vs. American Humanist Association, in which the Court ruled that a cross-shaped memorial to World War I soldiers in Bladensburg, Maryland did not constitute government endorsement of religion; Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, on Bernie Sanders' speech at George Washington University trying to defend "democratic socialism;" Brad Dacus, President of Pacific Justice Institute, who is defending a private Christian boarding school that was raided earlier this year by the state of California. The raid was prompted by a 10-year-old internet rumor and when the search didn't turn up anything, the state doubled down and has attacked the school's religious teachings -- saying the school has to either renounce its Biblical teachings on sexuality or shut down entirely. (More Details)
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    Bob Fu, John Merrill, Alvin Dupree, Geoff Rogers

    June 21, 2019
    On the Friday, June 21, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Bob Fu, President of China Aid, on the mass protests in Hong Kong and the Christian hymn that has become the "anthem" of the protestors; John Merrill, Secretary of State for Alabama, who is calling out the Southern Poverty Law Center for "inaccurate reporting" on voting numbers and other facts; Alvin Dupree, a Wisconsin Pastor and a Member of the Appleton Area School District's Board of Education, who came under fire after praying in Jesus' name at graduation; Geoff Rogers, co-founder of the U.S. Institute against Human Trafficking, on how sex-trafficking across the U.S., while primarily targeting girls, also targets boys as young as 10-years-old and dresses them as girls. (More Details)
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    Travis Weber, John Stemberger, Robert Oscar Lopez, John Kluge, Ros Stovall

    June 20, 2019
    On the Thursday, June 20, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on the Supreme Court opinion handed down today in the case of American Legion vs. American Humanist Association, in which the Court rule that a cross-shaped memorial to World War I soldiers in Bladensburg, Maryland did not constitute government endorsement of religion; John Stemberger, Board Chair of Trail Life USA, on a Pennsylvania Trail Life troop that was denied a tour of a National Guard facility because of their Christian beliefs until the National Guard was threatened with a constitutional lawsuit; Robert Oscar Lopez, Professor of Humanities at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, who was raised by his mother and her lesbian partner, who warns of the dangers facing children raised by same-sex couples; John Kluge, a music teacher and wrongly fired from Brownsburg Community School in Indiana for objecting to a new policy that required him to address students struggling with their gender identities by their first name of choice instead of their given name, and Ros Stovall, a lawyer with Alliance Defending Freedom, who is representing Kluge in a lawsuit against Brownsburg Community School, claiming that their transgender policy violated his First Amendment religious liberty. (More Details)
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    Gus Bilirakis, Jennifer Bryson, Meg Kilgannon, Dede Laugesen, Rebecca Sharibu

    June 19, 2019
    On the Wednesday, June 19, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Gus Bilirakis, U.S. Representative for the 12th District of Florida, on House Democrats piling on pressure to divert federal family planning dollars (Title X) to fund abortion in this morning's hearing in the House Energy and Commerce Committee; Jennifer Bryson, Founder of Let All Play, on the firm decision from USA Women's Powerlifting to not allow biological males to compete against women, and on a widely cited study to promote transgender athletes that has been thoroughly discredited; Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County, on the American Library Association encouraging rural libraries to deceptively perform transgender story hours under parents' noses; Dede Laugesen, Executive Director of Save the Persecuted Christians, and Rebecca Sharibu, mother of Leah Sharibu, on the plight of the Nigerian schoolgirl who was kidnapped by the Muslim terrorist group Boko Haram in February 2018, and has not been released because she refuses to renounce Christ. (More Details)
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    Denise Harle, Kelly Shackelford, Peter Sprigg, Rebecca Friedrichs

    June 18, 2019
    On the Tuesday, June 18, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Denise Harle, Legal Counsel for Alliance Defending Freedom, the Christian legal firm representing a student athlete in Connecticut who lost her chance at a scholarship when she was forced to compete against biological males who identified as female; Kelly Shackelford, President and Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute, on the Supreme Court tossing out the Oregon Court of Appeals' ruling against Aaron and Melissa Klein, Christian bakers who declined to create a cake for a same-sex "wedding," and ordering the lower court to re-hear the case from the beginning, specifically in light of the 2018 Masterpiece Cakeshop ruling; Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, on California legislation banning professional counselors from helping minors struggling against same-sex attractions; 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 the California Teachers' Association trying to pass off SPLC propaganda as "anti-bullying" curriculum. (More Details)
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    Jerry Boykin, Ted Yoho, Brad Dacus, Michael McAfee, Lauren McAfee

    June 17, 2019
    On the Monday, June 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, on the torpedo attacks on two civilian oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz, off the coast of Iran; Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, on Bernie Sanders's speech at George Washington University trying to defend "democratic socialism;" Brad Dacus, President of Pacific Justice Institute, who is defending a Christian school raided by the state of California, which is harassing it to force it to either renounce Biblical teachings on sexuality or shut down entirely; Michael McAfee, Director of Community Initiatives at Museum of the Bible and a teaching pastor at Council Road Baptist Church in Oklahoma City, and his wife Lauren McAfee, Corporate Ambassador for Hobby Lobby, on their new book, "Not What You Think: Why the Bible Might Be Nothing We Expected Yet Everything We Need." (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - June 15, 2019

    June 15, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on Michael Bogren's withdrawing his nomination to fill a federal court vacancy, and on Pinterest's absurd and outrageous new strategy to censor the phrase "Bible verses" and block a top pro-life site, Live Action; Eric Cochran, former engineer at Pinterest, who was fired for blowing the whistle on Pinterest's censorship of pro-life site Live Action; Ivy Shelton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Waskom, Texas, on the Waskom City Council unanimously declaring themselves a "sanctuary city of the unborn." (More Details)
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    Alex Marlow, Roland Warren, Robert Kuykendall, Dion Pierre

    June 14, 2019
    On the Friday, June 14, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Alex Marlow, Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart News, on a whistleblower who revealed Facebook's complex, multi-tiered system for labeling people "hate agents;" Roland Warren, President of CareNet, who spoke out against Democratic presidential contender Kirsten Gillibrand's allegation that pro-life beliefs were as morally unacceptable as racism; Robert Kuykendall, Executive Director of 2ndVote.com, to reject Gillette's disturbing campaign to smear masculinity as "toxic," and to encourage listeners this Father's Day to celebrate the uncompromising virtue and integrity of true, Biblical masculinity; Dion Pierre, Research Associate with the National Association of Scholars, on how anti-Semitism became a staple of "woke" activism (victimhood culture) on college campuses. (More Details)
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    Eric Cochran, Ivy Shelton, Mercedes Schlapp, Steve Scalise

    June 13, 2019
    On the Thursday, June 13, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Eric Cochran, former engineer at Pinterest, who was fired for blowing the whistle on their censorship of pro-life site Live Action, categorizing it as "porn;" Ivy Shelton, pastor of First Baptist Church in Waskom, Texas, on the Waskom City Council unanimously declaring themselves a "sanctuary city of the unborn;" Mercedes Schlapp, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor for Strategic Communications, on the oil tankers reportedly torpedoed in the Strait of Hormuz and President Trump's Statement of Administration Policy, promising to veto appropriations bills if House Democrats weigh them down with liberal amendments; Steve Scalise, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Louisiana and House Minority Whip, on House Democrats blocking an amendment during the appropriations process to prohibit federal funds from going to entities that do not protect babies born alive during an abortion. (More Details)
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    Josh Hawley, Terry Jeffrey, David Stevens

    June 12, 2019
    On the Wednesday, June 12, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on Michael Bogren's withdrawing his nomination to fill a federal court vacancy, and on Pinterest's absurd and outrageous new strategy to censor the phrase "Bible verses" and block a top pro-life site, Live Action; Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief of CNS News.com, on the White House's Statement of Administration Policy, threatening to veto appropriations bills if House Democrats weigh them down with various liberal amendments; David Stevens, President of the Christian Medical and Dental Association, on the American Medical Association's call for state laws that allow minors to override their parents' objections to vaccinations. (More Details)
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    Ralph Norman, Bob Onder, Mike Gonzalez

    June 11, 2019
    On the Tuesday, June 11, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ralph Norman, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of South Carolina, on how President Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico turned into a win for the border; Bob Onder, State Senator for the 2nd District of Missouri, on a judge's injunction to keep open the state's last abortion clinic; Mike Gonzalez, Senior Fellow at the Heritage Foundation, on the hypocrisy of Hollywood in threatening to boycott Georgia while bending over backward for China. (More Details)
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    Jim Banks, Andy Harris, Justin Danhof

    June 10, 2019
    On the Monday, June 10, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, on how radical pro-abortion positions are becoming a requirement in the Democratic party, as evidenced by Democrats seeking to remove longstanding pro-life riders from appropriations bills and by former Vice President Joe Biden's "flip-flop-flip" on the Hyde Amendment; Andy Harris, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Maryland, on the Trump administration's directive to overseas embassies not to fly the LGBT-pride flag; Justin Danhof, Director of the Free Enterprise Project and General Counsel for the National Center for Public Policy Research, on a letter by CEOs calling abortion bans "bad for business." (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - June 8, 2019

    June 08, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Mark Meadows, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of North Carolina and Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announcing an end to fetal tissue research contracts through the National Institutes of Health; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, on his own father's involvement in D-Day and the importance of remembering those who fought and died. (More Details)
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    Ralph Norman, Wisconsin Parent, Charlie Kirk

    June 07, 2019
    On the Friday, June 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 H.R. 6, a bill that would codify Speaker Pelosi's immigration policies by rewarding lawbreakers and punishing law-abiding immigrants; A Madison, Wisconsin Parent, who objected to a science teacher's transgender "coming out" video instructing students to call him "Mix" instead of "Mr." and to refer to him using invented pronouns, which was shown to his elementary-age son at school without any prior notice to parents; Charlie Kirk, Founder and President of Turning Point USA, on why he warns against Americans' embrace of socialism. (More Details)
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    Rob Portman, Jerry Boykin

    June 06, 2019
    On the Thursday, June 6, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Rob Portman, U.S. Senator from Ohio, on his bill that established a plaque at the World War II Memorial featuring President Franklin D. Roosevelt's D-Day prayer; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, Executive Vice President of Family Research Council and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, on his own father's involvement in D-Day and the importance of remembering those who fought and died. (More Details)
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    Mark Meadows, Emily Birnbaum, Aaron Baer

    June 05, 2019
    On the Wednesday, June 5, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mark Meadows, U.S. Representative for the 11th District of North Carolina, on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announcing an end to fetal tissue research contracts through the National Institutes of Health; Emily Birnbaum, Reporter at The Hill, on bipartisan Congressional concerns over the FBI's database of more than 640 million photographs and their use of facial recognition technology; Aaron Baer, President of Citizens for Community Values, on two publicly-funded libraries in Ohio that were forced to cancel drag queen shows after public outcry. (More Details)
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    Michael Cloud, Ken Blackwell, Cory Musgrave, Travis Weber

    June 04, 2019
    On the Tuesday, June 4, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Michael Cloud, U.S. Representative for the 27th District of Texas, on his trip to the Southern Border; Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Government at Family Research Council, who recently wrote about the manufacturing of fake news; Cory Musgrave, Pastor of New Beginnings Church in Fairfield, Illinois, who opened the Illinois legislature on May 31 with a prayer of repentance for the passage of an extreme abortion bill; Travis Weber, Vice President for Policy and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at Family Research Council, on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's criticism of China on the 30th Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre. (More Details)