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It's Friday, August 16, 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, policymakers, 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:

  • Mort Klein, President of Zionist Organization of America, on Israel denying entry to U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.)
  • Matt Sharp, Alliance Defending Freedom’s Senior Counsel, on congressional Democrats using the scandal-plagued Southern Poverty Law Center to attack a former ADF staff member who now leads the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office of Innovation.
  • Bob Fu, Founder and President of China Aid, on China massing paramilitary forces on its border with Hong Kong.

Episode Resources:

August 2019

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    Weekend Edition - August 17, 2019

    August 17, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: John Cooper, lead singer of the Christian band Skillet, on his viral Facebook post reacting to recent church influencers who have chosen to publicly renounce their faith. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on how Christians should respond when church influencers renounce their faith in Jesus. (More Details)
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    Mort Klein, Matt Sharp, Bob Fu

    August 16, 2019
    On the Friday, August 16, 2019 edition of Washington Watch, we heard from Mort Klein, President of Zionist Organization of America, on Israel denying entry to U.S. Reps. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) Matt Sharp, Alliance Defending Freedom's Senior Counsel, on congressional Democrats using the scandal-plagued Southern Poverty Law Center to attack a former ADF staff member who now leads the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Office of Innovation. Bob Fu, Founder and President of China Aid, on China massing paramilitary forces on its border with Hong Kong. (More Details)
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    Mary Beth, Michelle Cretella, William Boykin, Penny Nance

    August 15, 2019
    On the Thursday, August 15, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mary Beth Waddell, FRC's Senior Legislative Assistant, on a proposed rule by the Department of Labor that protects religious employers from government discrimination. Dr. Michelle Cretella, Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians, reacting to a USA Today opinion piece detailing how a public school undermined a parent's efforts to help their daughter who believes she is transgender. Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President, on the 7 year anniversary of a gunman entering FRC's headquarters in Washington, D.C. with the intent to kill as many staff as possible. Penny Nance, President and CEO of Concerned Women for America, on how her son's freshman orientation at Virginia Tech was full of leftist propaganda. (More Details)
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    John Cooper, Alfonso Cirulli, Angie Wallace, David Closson

    August 14, 2019
    On the Wednesday, August 14, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: John Cooper, lead singer from the Christian band Skillet, on his viral Facebook post reacting to recent church influencers who have renounced their faith. New Jersey Mayor Alfonso Cirulli, on his opposition to a new state law forcing schools to teach an LGBT curriculum. Angie Wallace, Founder of Truth for Our Children, on her upcoming A Call to Arms conference that will address the troubling state of public education, the dangers facing our children, and strategies to engage politically and equip the Church to take back our schools. David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on how Christians should respond to church influencers who have renounced their faith in Jesus. (More Details)
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    Henry Olsen, Kerry Roberts, Patrina Mosley, Emily Zinos

    August 13, 2019
    On the Tuesday, August 13 episode of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Henry Olsen, Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, on the massive protests that have shut down Hong Kong's airport for two days. Tennessee State Senator Kerry Roberts, on his legislation that directly challenges Roe v. Wade by protecting unborn children from abortion at all stages of pregnancy. Patrina Mosley, FRC's Director of Life, Culture and Women's Advocacy, on Teen Vogue using Snapchat to instruct teens on how to get an abortion. Emily Zinos, Project Coordinator for Ask Me First Minnesota, on public schools in various states adopting curricula that promote graphic sex ed and LGBT "history." (More Details)
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    Harry Jackson, Mary Beth Waddell, JC Rico, Tyler O'Neil

    August 12, 2019
    On the Monday, August 12, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: James Hirsen, conservative watchdog on Hollywood and author of the weekly NewsMax.com column, "The Left Coast Report," on disturbing developments in Hollywood, including a range of Disney programs promoting LGBT propaganda and a Universal Studios movie in which liberal elites hunt down and kill "deplorables" for sport; Richard Mast, Attorney with Liberty Counsel, to discuss an incident in an Ohio middle school, where school officials attempted to intimidate a 6th grader for referring to a male friend who identified as female by his friend's biological pronouns; Diana Verm, Counsel for The Beckett Fund, to discuss a ruling by the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, which cited the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Bladensburg peace cross in its decision to uphold the constitutionality of a cross in the city seal of Lehigh, Pennsylvania; Elizabeth Berney, Director of Special Projects for the Zionist Organization of America, to discuss a judge's order that Jesuit-affiliated Fordham University must recognize the anti-Israel group, Students for Justice in Palestine, as an official student organization. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - August 10, 2019

    August 10, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Greg Laurie, Senior Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, responding to criticisms of prayer as a useless response to tragedy; Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist focusing on China, on the latest salvo in the U.S.-China trade war and the importance of raising religious freedom as an item of concern amid trade talks; Jody Hice, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Georgia and Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Tennessee, who discuss their recent visit to the Southern Border and set the record straight about what conditions are really like. (More Details)
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    James Hirsen, Richard Mast, Diane Verm, Elizabeth Berney

    August 09, 2019
    Bishop Harry Jackson, Senior Pastor of Hope Christian Church and Chairman of the High Impact Leadership Coalition, on the controversy over presidential candidates Kamala Harris and Cory Booker attending services last week at a Las Vegas, Nevada church that holds the biblical belief that homosexual behavior is a sin. Mary Beth Waddell, FRC's Senior Legislative Assistant., on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) accepting comments on a rule that would protect the conscience rights of people of faith who have a moral objection to performing abortions and undo an Obama era regulation that could be used to sue doctors who don't affirm a patient's self-identified gender. Pastor J.C. Rico, Lead Pastor of Immanuel Church El Paso, on the ways El Paso churches are coming together to help the victims and their families affected by the recent mass shooting. Tyler O'Neil, Senior Editor of PJ Media, on a new Hollywood film about liberal elites hunting "deplorables." (More Details)
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    Ronnie Floyd, John-Henry Westen, Jim Mischel, Meg Kilgannon

    August 08, 2019
    On the Thursday, August 8, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ronnie Floyd, President of the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee, who outlined 3 responses Christians should have to living in a divided America;John-Henry Westen, Editor-in-Chief of LifeSiteNews.com, which has been reinstated to the Apple News platform;Jim Mischel, President of the Christian Employers Alliance, to discuss their court victory over an Obama-era regulation forcing them to provide abortifacient drugs in violation of their sincerely held religious beliefs;Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County, on the Alliance Defending Freedom's defense of a Christian school that was removed from a Maryland voucher program after state officials feigned surprise that it espoused Christian beliefs about marriage and sexuality, and a federal investigation launched into a Connecticut state policy that allows biological males to dominate girls' sports and take their scholarships. (More Details)
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    David Harsanyi, Patrina Mosley, Elizabeth Johnston, Warren Farrell

    August 07, 2019
    On the Wednesday, August 7, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: David Harsanyi, Senior Editor at The Federalist, to explain how Rep. Joaquin Castro's doxxing of San Antonio voters who donated to President Trump's re-election campaign is un-American; Patrina Mosley, FRC's Director of Life, Culture, and Women's Advocacy, on a federal judge who continues to block three pro-life laws from going into effect in Arkansas; Elizabeth Johnston, the Activist Mommy, who persuaded a library to cancel a drag queen event with one simple phone call; Warren Farrell, speaker and author on men's and women's issues, on his USA Today op-ed, "'Boy crisis' threatens America's future with economic, health and suicide risks." (More Details)
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    Bassam Ishak, Gordon Chang, Greg Laurie

    August 06, 2019
    On the Tuesday, August 6, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Bassam Ishak, Co-Chair of the Syrian Democratic Council Representation in the U.S. and President of the Syriac National Council, on reports that Turkey is poised to invade a U.S.-protected, autonomous region of Northeast Syria that guarantees religious freedom to all faiths; Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist focusing on China, on the latest salvo in the U.S.-China trade war and the importance of raising religious freedom as an item of concern amid trade talks; Greg Laurie, Senior Pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship, responding to criticisms of prayer as a useless response to tragedy. (More Details)
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    Mark Green, Al New, Bill Becker

    August 05, 2019
    On the Monday, August 5, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Jody Hice, U.S. Representative for the 10th District of Georgia, as he guest hosts today's edition of Washington Watch; Mark Green, U.S. Representative for the 7th District of Tennessee, who recently visited the Southern Border, to set the record straight about what conditions are really like; Al New, Chaplain with the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association's Rapid Response Team, on how they are ministering to those affected by the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio; Bill Becker, Attorney with Freedom X, on the victory of "Bring Your Bible to School Day" against a California school district that tried to ban students from promoting it. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - August 3, 2019

    August 03, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, to give a report from the U.S.-Mexico border and discuss the border wall's latest win at the Supreme Court; David Barton, Founder of WallBuilders, to respond to a group of liberal Christians who have planted their flag against what they have defined as "Christian nationalism;" Bill Simon, Former President and CEO of Walmart, on the growing trend among big companies to pick sides in the cultural debate. (More Details)
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    Ken Blackwell, Peter Sprigg, Robert McGinnis, Ron Coleman

    August 02, 2019
    On the Friday, August 2, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ken Blackwell, Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance at Family Research Council, who wrote on how President Trump has delivered for African Americans; Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, to discuss a proposed Virginia resolution to silence faith-based counselors who try to help those with unwanted same-sex attractions; Lt. Col. (Ret.) Robert McGinnis, on a warning of an "order and discipline problem" among Navy SEALs from their commanding officer; Ron Coleman, attorney specializing in First Amendment cases, on the latest whistleblower at Google, who says he was bullied and ultimately fired for expressing his conservative views. (More Details)
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    Andy Biggs, Calvin Beisner, John-Henry Westen

    August 01, 2019
    On the Thursday, August 1, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, to analyze the second night of the second Democratic presidential debate and provide a report from his visit to the U.S.-Mexico border this week; Calvin Beisner, Founder of the Cornwall Alliance, to discuss the Left's climate change hypocrisy, arguing for absurd, extreme policies in the presidential debate, but also flying to a Google-sponsored climate change conference in 114 private jets; John-Henry Westen, Editor-in-Chief at LifeSiteNews.com, on Apple News banning LifeSiteNews without warning. (More Details)

July 2019

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    Terry Jeffrey, David Closson

    July 31, 2019
    On the Wednesday, July 31, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Terry Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief of CNS News, to analyze the first night of the second Democratic presidential debate; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, to respond to former pastor Josh Harris' announcement that he has left his marriage, renounced his faith in Jesus, and apologized for previously-held views on marriage and sexuality. (More Details)
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    Mo Brooks, Pat Fagan, David Barton, David Closson

    July 30, 2019
    On the Tuesday, July 30, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mo Brooks, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Alabama, to respond to CNN's John Berman, who claimed on air that Huntsville, Alabama is worse off than Baltimore, Maryland; Pat Fagan, Director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, to explain how the problems in Baltimore have more to do with the absence of fathers than with the presence of rats; David Barton, Founder of WallBuilders, to respond to a group of liberal Christians who have planted their flag against what they call "Christian nationalism;" David Closson, Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview at Family Research Council, to discuss a new Gallup poll showing that 40 percent of Americans still believe in a young-earth, Biblical account of Creation. (More Details)
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    Ted Yoho, Jerry Boykin, Phil Jensen, Bill Simon

    July 29, 2019
    On the Monday, July 29, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ted Yoho, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Florida, to give a live update from the U.S.-Mexico border and discuss the border wall's latest win at the Supreme Court; Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Jerry Boykin, FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force, on Iran's continued belligerence and NATO allies' refusal to assent to their unreasonable demands; Phil Jensen, State Senator for the 33rd District of South Dakota, and sponsor of a bill to prominently display the national motto, "In God We Trust," in South Dakota's public schools; Bill Simon, Former President and CEO of Wal-Mart, on the Department of Justice opening an anti-trust review against technology giants for behaving like monopolies. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - July 27, 2019

    July 27, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: David Brat, Dean of Liberty University's School of Business and former U.S. Congressman, on the economic and biblical arguments for the U.S. to exercise fiscal restraint and accountability; Jim Bridenstine, Administrator of NASA, on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signing a bill that would ban veterinarians from declawing cats (because that's just too cruel), after signing a bill earlier this year that permits abortion until birth and repeals legal protections for infants who survive abortion. (More Details)
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    Brandon Showalter, Jarrett Stepman, Max Eden

    July 26, 2019
    On the Friday, July 26, 2019, edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Brandon Showalter, Reporter for the Christian Post, on reports from the U.K. warning parents against the lies and surgical horrors awaiting children who seek gender transitions; Jarrett Stepman, Author at the Daily Signal, on how the Left's attacks on the Electoral College are motivated by a desire for political power; Max Eden, Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, to discuss his book, "Why Meadow Died: The People and Policies That Created The Parkland Shooter and Endanger America's Students." (More Details)
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    Louie Gohmert, Chuck Konzelman, Cary Solomon, Travis Weber

    July 25, 2019
    On the Thursday, July 25, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Louie Gohmert, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Texas, to discuss a new whistleblower at Google and the Department of Justice's new anti-trust investigation against big tech companies; Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, Directors of "Unplanned," on Hollywood's attempts to normalize abortion by repeatedly showing it on screen; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on the ongoing violence against Christians in Nigeria, while their government continues to deny the genocide. (More Details)
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    Mike Johnson, Chris Wilson, David Closson

    July 24, 2019
    On the Wednesday, July 24, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana and member of the House Judiciary Committee, to analyze former Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony today before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees; Chris Wilson, Partner and CEO of WPA Intelligence, on a new poll released by Pew Research Center which shows rising distrust among Americans, especially for business leaders and elected officials; David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signing a bill that would ban veterinarians from declawing cats (because that's just too cruel), after signing a bill earlier this year that permits abortion until birth and repeals legal protections for infants who survive abortion. (More Details)
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    David Brat, Jim Bridenstine, Mike Johnson, Michelle Cretella

    July 23, 2019
    On the Tuesday, July 23, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: David Brat, Former U.S. Congressman and Dean of Liberty's School of Business, on the economic and biblical arguments for the U.S. to exercise fiscal restraint and accountability; Jim Bridenstine, Administrator of NASA, on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing; Mike Johnson, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Louisiana and member of the House Judiciary Committee, to give a preview of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's testimony tomorrow on the baseless Russian collusion conspiracy theory that still refuses to die; Dr. Michelle Cretella, Executive Director of the America College of Pediatricians, who authored a letter to the U.S. Surgeon General, asking him to investigate the "toxic" practice of performing sex-changes on children. (More Details)
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    Vicky Hartzler, Gordon Chang, Matt Philbin, Peter Sprigg

    July 22, 2019
    On the Monday, July 22, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Congresswoman for the 4th Congressional District of Missouri, on Amazon.com caving to a Change.org petition and banning books that offer counseling and hope to people struggling with unwanted same-sex attractions; Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist focusing on China, North Korea, and Iran, on Iran's claim that it has captured 17 CIA operatives; Matt Philbin, Managing Editor for Media Research Center, on how the new "Top Gun" movie kowtowed to Communist China by replacing the flags of Japan and Taiwan on the star character's jacket and how catering to Chinese audiences is becoming a trend in Hollywood; Peter Sprigg, FRC's Senior Fellow for Policy Studies, to continue the conversation about Amazon's book ban and to highlight critics' mischaracterizations about change therapies and books promoting them. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - July 20, 2019

    July 20, 2019
    This weekend, we'll hear from: Mike Pompeo, U.S. Secretary of State, to discuss the U.S. State Department's 2nd Annual 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; 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; Philip Mounstephen, Anglican Bishop of Truro, on his Independent Review for the United Kingdom's Foreign Secretary which found "widespread evidence showing that Christians are by far the most widely persecuted religion." (More Details)
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    Lathan Watts, Kristen Eastlick, Ryan Bomberger, Walter Williams

    July 19, 2019
    On the Friday, July 19, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Lathan Watts, Director of Legal Communications for First Liberty, on a court case in South Carolina, where the federal district judge banned school officials from allowing students to pray or sing religious songs at graduation; Kristen Eastlick, Editor-in-Chief of InfluenceWatch.org and Senior Vice President of Capital Research Center, on the ties between billionaire financier George Soros and leftwing groups that seek to replace the Biblical gospel with progressive social activism; Ryan Bomberger, Founder of TooManyAborted.com, on the new interim president of Planned Parenthood, chosen for her background in political activism, not in healthcare; Walter Williams, Professor of Economics at George Mason University and syndicated libertarian columnist, on his piece in the Daily Signal arguing that rising school shootings and other crime is caused in large part by moral erosion. (More Details)
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    Chris Smith, David Curry, Bob Fu, Travis Weber

    July 18, 2019
    On the Thursday, July 18, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey and featured speaker at the U.S. State Department's 2nd Annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, on why he believes the Ministerial and comprehensive follow-up are especially necessary and urgent while the world of faith is under siege; David Curry, President and CEO of Open Doors USA, to reflect on the Ministerial and the ways in which Open Doors USA has been serving persecuted Christians for nearly 65 years; Bob Fu, Founder and President of China Aid, to discuss the new era of religious persecution of religious minorities in China; Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs and Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, to discuss the highlights and takeaways of the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom. (More Details)
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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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    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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    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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    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)