Chris Smith, Erin Hawley, Paivi Rasanen, Mike McClure, Arielle Del Turco

Chris Smith
Erin Hawley
Paivi Rasanen
Mike McClure
Arielle Del Turco

June 30, 2022

On today’s program, broadcast from IRF Summit 2022:

  • Chris Smith, U.S. Representative for the 4th District of New Jersey, explains why it’s important to protect religious freedom at home and abroad.
  • Erin Hawley, senior counsel to the appellate team at Alliance Defending Freedom, discusses the Left’s reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs ruling and reacts to President Biden’s call for a carve out of the filibuster in order to codify “a right to abortion” into federal law.
  • Paivi Rasanen, a Finnish MP who faces persecution from her government for simply expressing widely held biblical beliefs, shares why she continues to stand for truth.
  • Mike McClure, Senior Pastor of Calvary Chapel San Jose, and Arielle Del Turco, FRC’s Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, highlight FRC’s new report titled "Free to Believe? The Intensifying Intolerance Toward Christians in the West."

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