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It’s Monday, June 24, 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, policy makers, 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:

  • 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.

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June 2019

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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)
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    Dan McConchie, Jim DeMint, Peter Sprigg

    June 03, 2019
    On the Monday, June 3, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Dan McConchie, State Senator for the 26th District of Illinois, on the cloak-and-dagger tactics abortion advocates employed to resurrect and shove through a New-York style extreme abortion bill in the 11th hour of the Illinois legislative session; Jim DeMint, Former U.S. Senator from South Carolina and Chairman of the Conservative Partnership Institute, on the case against judicial nominee Michael Bogren; Peter Sprigg, Senior Fellow for Policy Studies at Family Research Council, on former Vice President Joe Biden's declaration that LGBT rights would be his top legislative priority if he became president. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - June 1, 2019

    June 01, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on his concerns about judicial nominee Michael Bogren; Justin Danhof, General Counsel for and Director of the Free Enterprise Project at the National Center for Public Policy Research, on Netflix's threat to boycott Georgia over their pro-life heartbeat bill; Franklin Graham, President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, on his call for a day of prayer for President Donald Trump on Sunday, June 2. (More Details)

May 2019

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    George Grant, Travis Weber, Garlan Gudger, Elizabeth Woning

    May 31, 2019
    On the Friday, May 31, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we were heard from: George Grant, author of Killer Angel: A Short Biography of Planned Parenthood's Founder, Margaret Sanger, on the opinion by Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas that lays out the history of the eugenics movement; Travis Weber, Family Research Council's Vice President of Policy, on his address before Taiwan's International Religious Freedom Conference; Garlan Gudger, member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 4, on the threats his family received after he voted for legislation banning abortion in the state; Elizabeth Woning, Co-Founder of Equipped to Love, on last weekend's Freedom March, attended by hundreds who once identified as homosexual or transgender but now follow Christ. (More Details)
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    Valarie Hodges, Mike Berry, Michael New, Ken Klukowski

    May 30, 2019
    On the Thursday, May 30, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Valarie Hodges, State Representative for the 64th District of Louisiana, on her heartbeat bill that passed last night and is ready for Governor Edwards to sign; Mike Berry, Deputy Counsel and Director of Military Affairs at First Liberty Institute, on the New Hampshire Veterans' hospital that sued over a Bible that sits under display glass at a POW/MIA memorial table; Michael New, Associate Scholar at the Charlotte Lozier Institute and Visiting Assistant Professor at the Catholic University of America, on Washington Post's fact-checker giving "4 Pinocchios" to Planned Parenthood Leanna Wen for a false claim about abortion; Ken Klukowski, Senior Legal Analyst for Breitbart News and Senior Counsel at First Liberty Institute, on the Supreme Court declining to reconsider a circuit court ruling that allowed students to use a school bathroom other than their biological sex. (More Details)
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    Josh Hawley, Kevin Daley, Justin Danhof, Gordon Chang, John Milkovich

    May 29, 2019
    On the Wednesday, May 29, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on why judicial nominee Michael Bogren is unacceptable; Kevin Daley, Supreme Court Reporter for the Daily Caller, on the Supreme Court's decision to sidestep a major abortion ruling and the dissent by Justice Clarence Thomas; Justin Danhof, General Counsel for and Director of the Free Enterprise Project at the National Center for Public Policy Research, on Netflix's threat to boycott Georgia over their pro-life heartbeat bill; Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China," on the status of the trade war with China; John Milkovich, State Senator for the 38th District of Louisiana, giving a call to action on tomorrow's vote on his bill to protect unborn babies with a heartbeat. (More Details)
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    Franklin Graham, Dave Brat, Quena Gonzalez

    May 28, 2019
    On the Tuesday, May 28, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Franklin Graham, President and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan's Purse, on his call for a national day of prayer for President Donald Trump on Sunday, June 2; Dave Brat, Former Congressman and Dean of Liberty University's School of Business, on a Gallup poll reporting that 43 percent of Americans embrace socialism; John Milkovich, State Senator for the 38th District of Louisiana, giving a call to action on tomorrow's vote on his bill to protect unborn babies with a heartbeat; Quena Gonzalez, Family Research Council's Director of State and Local Affairs, to give an overview of the pro-life and pro-abortion bills proposed this session in state legislatures around the country. (More Details)
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    William Boykin, Al Robertson, Pat Fagan

    May 27, 2019
    On this special Memorial Day program, Tony and FRC's Executive Vice President and former commander of the U.S. Army's Delta Force Lt. Gen. (Ret) Jerry Boykin discussed a new survey showing that only 55% of Americans know why the nation marks Memorial Day. They also looked back and heard from Duck Dynasty's Al Robertson and Dr. Pat Fagan of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, who joined Tony and General Boykin for a discussion entitled, What's America's Condition? Manhood, The Family, The Church, at FRC's 2019 Watchmen on the Wall pastors' briefing last week in Washington, D.C. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - May 25, 2019

    May 25, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, on the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on his demand that Yale Law School hand over documents that explain the school's alleged discrimination against Christian students; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi, on a pro-abortion lower court judge who said the state's latest pro-life law "smacks of defiance" for enacting the will of the people through their duly elected representatives over and against his unilateral decision to block down a similar pro-life law passed last year. (More Details)
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    Ryan Tucker, Todd Taylor, Patrina Mosley, Justin Danhof

    May 24, 2019
    On the Friday, May 24, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ryan Tucker, Senior Counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom, on a new rule issued by U.S. Department of House and Urban Development that protects homeless women from being forced to share a shelter with men who identify as women; Todd Taylor, Director of North American Ministries for Samaritan's Purse, who is on the ground in Jefferson City, Missouri helping tornado victims; Patrina Mosley, Director of Life, Culture and Women's Advocacy, on Rep. Ilhan Omar's criticism of pro-lifers; and Justin Danhof, General Counsel for National Center for Public Policy Research, on demands that Amazon cut ties with the Southern Poverty Law Center. (More Details)
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    Hogan Gidley, Vicky Hartzler, Harold Harper, Travis Weber

    May 23, 2019
    On the Thursday, May 23, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Hogan Gidley, Deputy Assistant to the President and Principal Deputy Press Secretary, on President Trump abruptly ending a policy meeting with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi; Vicky Hartzler, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Missouri, on the discharge petition for the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act; Harold Harper, Family Research Council's Senior Vice President & Chief of Staff, on how to talk with our children about controversial cultural matters like PBS's recent airing of a same-sex "wedding" on the Arthur cartoon series; Travis Weber, Vice President for Policy at Family Research Council, on Senator Josh Hawley's grilling of judicial nominee Michael Bogren over his very problematic representation of the government against a family's religious freedom. (More Details)
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    Brad Wilcox, Ted Cruz, Phil Bryant

    May 22, 2019
    On the Wednesday, May 22, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Brad Wilcox, Director of the National Marriage Project, on a new report finding that religious couples have happier marriages; Ted Cruz, U.S. Senator from Texas, on his demand that Yale Law School hand over documents that explain the school's discrimination against Christian students. The senator will also discuss his remarks today calling out Iran's religious persecution; Phil Bryant, Governor of Mississippi, on a pro-abortion lower court judge who said the state's latest pro-life law "smacks of defiance" for enacting the will of the people through their duly elected representatives over and against his unilateral decision to block down a similar pro-life law passed last year. (More Details)
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    Ted Budd, Nico Perrino

    May 21, 2019
    On the Tuesday, May 21, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Ted Budd, U.S. Representative for the 13th District of North Carolina, on Joe Biden falling into line with the Democratic platform's extreme abortion stance that would funnel taxpayer dollars to fund abortions; Nico Perrino, Director of Communications for the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, on a new survey that found a disturbing number of college students believe "hate speech" should not be protected under the First Amendment. (More Details)
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    Paul Gosar, Jerry Boykin, Naim Khoury, David Muselman

    May 20, 2019
    On the Monday, May 20, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Paul Gosar, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of Arizona, on a DNA testing program that showed 30 percent of immigrant adults who were suspected of arriving at the southern border with children who weren't theirs revealed the adults were not related to the children; Jerry Boykin, Retired Lieutenant General and Executive Vice President of Family Research Council, on President Trump's promise to end Iran if they start a war; Naim Khoury, Pastor of First Baptist Church, Bethlehem, Israel, in the West Bank, on Christian leaders calling on the Palestinian Authority to investigate attacks on churches; David Muselman, Student at Taylor University, on dozens of students and faculty who walked out of commencement to protest Vice President Mike Pence's address. (More Details)
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    Weekend Edition - May 18, 2019

    May 18, 2019
    This weekend we'll hear from: Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on Democratic efforts to circumvent the pro-life Mexico City policy and appropriate money for overseas abortions; Ja'Ron Smith, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of American Innovation, on President Trump's immigration speech this week and how drugs smuggled over the border contribute to the opioid crisis; Robert Netzly, CEO of Inspire Investing, who wrote in the Christian Post that pro-LGBT investment funds are shuttering, while Biblically-based investment funds are soaring. (More Details)
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    Brian Babin, Bob Onder, Jerry Boykin, Wayne Pederson

    May 17, 2019
    On the Friday, May 17, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Brian Babin, U.S. Representative for the 36th District of Texas, on the House of Representatives voting 236-173 today in favor of an anti-life, anti-woman, anti-religious freedom, anti-parental rights bill titled the "Equality Act;" Bob Onder, State Senator for the 2nd District of Missouri, on state legislatures around the country passing an unprecedented wave of pro-life legislation in the 2019 session; Jerry Boykin, Retired Lieutenant General and Executive Vice President of Family Research Council, on relations between the United States and Iran as U.S. warships enter the Persian Gulf; Wayne Pederson, Executive Liaison of Far East Broadcasting Company, who is building a radio station in South Korea powerful enough to reach all of North Korea with the gospel of Christ. (More Details)
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    Jeff Fortenberry, Ja'Ron Smith, Robert Netzly

    May 16, 2019
    On the Thursday, May 16, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Jeff Fortenberry, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Nebraska, on Democratic efforts to circumvent the pro-life Mexico City policy and appropriate money for overseas abortions; Ja'Ron Smith, Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy Director of the Office of American Innovation, on President Trump's immigration speech today and how drugs smuggled over the border contribute to the opioid crisis; Robert Netzly, CEO of Inspire Investing, who wrote in the Christian Post that pro-LGBT investment funds are shuttering, while Biblically-based investment funds are soaring. (More Details)
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    Andy Biggs, Everett Piper, Meg Kilgannon, Eric Johnston

    May 15, 2019
    On the Wednesday, May 15, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, on his bill to prevent abortion from being deducted as a medical expense; Everett Piper, President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University, on his opposition to the Equality Act, which is coming up for a vote on Friday in the House of Representatives; Meg Kilgannon, Executive Director of Concerned Parents and Educators of Fairfax County, on PBS targeting young kids with the LGBT agenda by featuring a same-sex wedding in the "Arthur" cartoon series; Eric Johnston, Alabama Attorney and Founder of the Alabama Pro-Life Coalition, on the Alabama legislature passing a bill that would ban all abortions except in cases that threaten the life and health (narrowly defined) of the mother. (More Details)
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    Jeff Mordock, Greg Steube

    May 14, 2019
    On the Tuesday, May 14, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins we heard from: Jeff Mordock, Government Reporter for the Washington Times, on Attorney General Barr opening an investigation into the origins of the Russia probe; Greg Steube, U.S. Representative for the 17th District of Florida, on his opposition to the Equality Act, which is coming up for a vote on Friday in the House of Representatives. (More Details)
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    Jim Banks, Gordon Chang, Gary Bauer, Jennifer Chavez

    May 13, 2019
    On the Monday, May 13, 2019 edition of Washington Watch with Tony Perkins, we heard from: Jim Banks, U.S. Representative for the 3rd District of Indiana, on Iran's saber-rattling in the Persian Gulf, calling the U.S. aircraft carrier a "target," not a "threat;" Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist and expert on North Korea & China, on China's decision to raise tariffs on U.S. goods; Gary Bauer, Commissioner on the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), who briefed Vice President Mike Pence on the USCIRF annual report; Jennifer Chavez, Board Member of the Women's Liberation Front, on how the Equality Act will undermine parental rights. (More Details)