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Washington Watch is a daily program hosted by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins that covers the issues of faith, family and freedom. Tony is your leading source for what is really happening in our nation’s Capital.

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Washington Watch is a daily program hosted by Family Research Council President Tony Perkins that covers the issues of faith, family and freedom. Tony is your leading source for what is really happening in our nation’s Capital.

    Frank Wolf, Faith McDonnell, Mariam Ibraheem, Travis Weber, Arielle Del Turco

    Frank Wolf, Faith McDonnell, Mariam Ibraheem, Travis Weber, Arielle Del Turco

    Today's show features:

    Frank Wolf, former U.S. Congressman and author of the 1998 United States' International Religious Freedom Act, on his work in Sudan in the 2000s and how the problems then set the stage for Sudan moving forward.
    Faith McDonnell, Director of Religious Liberty Programs and of the Church Alliance for a New Sudan at the Institute on Religion and Democracy, on the progress of religious liberty in Sudan over the past 20 years.
    Mariam Ibraheem, religious persecution survivor and activist, on religious liberty advances in Sudan since her release from death row.
    Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, and Arielle Del Turco, FRC's Assistant Director of the Center for Religious Liberty, on religious liberty progressing in Sudan, the needed next steps in Sudan, and the status of apostasy laws all around the world.

    • 54 min
    Jorge Ventura, Josh Hawley, David Cortman, David Closson

    Jorge Ventura, Josh Hawley, David Cortman, David Closson

    Today's show features:

    Jorge Ventura, field reporter for the Daily Caller, on his on the ground report on the riots in Portland, and on Congressman Jerrold Nadler (R-N.Y.) saying Antifa violence in Portland is a "myth."
    Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator from Missouri, on the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision Friday declining to immediately halt enforcement of Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak's discriminatory restrictions on churches during the pandemic, and also on his announcement that before he votes for any future Supreme Court nominee he wants to see record evidence that the nominee acknowledges Roe v. Wade was wrongly decided as a matter of law.
    David Cortman, Senior Counsel and Vice President of U.S. Litigation at Alliance Defending Freedom, on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold Nevada Governor Sisolak's discriminatory restrictions applying to churches but not to other secular organizations, such as casinos, restaurants, bars, theme parks, and gyms.
    David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on the debate over church restrictions from a biblical perspective and helpful resources for churches.

    • 54 min
    David Harsanyi, Travis Weber, Dean Nelson, Dan Celia

    David Harsanyi, Travis Weber, Dean Nelson, Dan Celia

    Today's show features:

    David Harsanyi, senior writer for National Review and the author of "First Freedom: A Ride through America's Enduring History with the Gun," on his piece "The Problem in Portland Isn't the Law; It's the Lawlessness."
    Travis Weber, FRC's Vice President for Policy and Government Affairs, on the contrast between the presidential candidates' views on religious freedom with Joe Biden promoting teaching Islam in public schools and President Trump promising to prosecute vandals who target Catholic churches and statues.
    Dean Nelson, FRC's Senior Fellow for African American Affairs, on Planned Parenthood's NYC chapter finally acknowledging its founder's racist and eugenicist agenda.
    Dan Celia, Nationally Syndicated Radio Host and President/CEO of Financial Issues Stewardship Ministries, on the state of the economy and the markets as Congress begins negotiating another round of Coronavirus relief legislation.

    • 54 min
    Ken Blackwell, David Closson, Lindsey Burke

    Ken Blackwell, David Closson, Lindsey Burke

    Today's show features:

    Ken Blackwell, FRC's Senior Fellow for Human Rights and Constitutional Governance, on violence escalating in major cities as mayors avoid responsibility.
    David Closson, FRC's Director of Christian Ethics and Biblical Worldview, on how Joe Biden's worldview compares with a biblical worldview, and also on a new Pew Research survey showing how people view the connection between a belief in God and morality.
    Lindsey Burke, Director for the Center for Education Policy and Will Skillman Fellow in Education Policy at the Heritage Foundation, on how 'Pandemic Pods' are fundamentally reshaping K-12 education.

    • 54 min
    Tony Perkins, Mike Pompeo

    Tony Perkins, Mike Pompeo

    On this special edition of Washington Watch, we feature a conversation between Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Family Research Council President Tony Perkins about the release of the draft report of the Commission on Unalienable Rights. They also discuss how pastors are essential to the promotion and protection of human rights, individual liberty and democracy all around the world.

    • 54 min
    Peter Berkowitz, Michael New, Michael Brown Gordon Chang

    Peter Berkowitz, Michael New, Michael Brown Gordon Chang

    Today's show features:

    Peter Berkowitz, Executive Secretary of the Commission on Unalienable Rights, on the cultural attacks on America's founding principles.
    Michael New, professor of social research and political science at the Catholic University of America and research fellow at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, on a federal judge in Maryland removing the in-person requirement for obtaining abortion pills and the health risks this decision poses.
    Michael Brown, President and professor of practical theology at the FIRE School of Ministry and author of "Evangelicals at the Crossroads: Will We Pass the Trump Test?," on why so many evangelicals support President Trump.
    Gordon Chang, foreign affairs reporter, on U.S. Attorney General William Barr's speech calling out Hollywood and big business for becoming pawns of the Chinese communists.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

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28 Ratings

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