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February 24, 2023

Expansion of Christianity in the Culture - on Good News Friday

Our black history segment today is on John Marrant, the first black missionary to Native American tribes. We follow up with some good news segments out of David and Tim’s stack- A House Energy and Commerce Committee meetings starts off with everyone being given a Bible. A revival is happening at a Christian University in Ohio. More organizations and government projects are now denying Chinese products and involvement. All of this and more on Good News Friday!

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About WallBuilders Live!

WallBuilders Live! is the daily, half-hour program of David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders. David is a nationally known Christian author and historian. Together with co-host Rick Green, WallBuilders Live! meets at the intersection of faith and politics, capturing the ideas of America’s Founding Fathers and applying them to the news and issues of today.

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Constitutional Defense of Your Family and Freedom, part 3

Firearm ownership is a constitutional right that empowers citizens to defend themselves and their loved ones. On today's episode of the WallBuilders Show, we tackle the significance of the Second Amendment as envisioned by the Founding Fathers. We emphasize the importance of this right, particularly for women, and discuss pragmatic approaches to living out and safeguarding this amendment through education, civic engagement, and active participation in elections. Special guest Cameron Green passionately highlights the critical need for women to be knowledgeable in self-defense and prepared to exercise their Second Amendment rights. We then delve into the ongoing debate about gun ownership and the individual right to bear arms. Our discussion challenges the notion that reducing the availability of firearms will decrease crime, referencing studies by Professor John Lott, which suggest that guns are more often used to prevent crimes than to commit them. Through personal anecdotes and logical arguments, we stress the necessity of responsible gun ownership as a means to deter criminal activity and ensure personal safety. Listeners will gain insight into the flawed logic behind restrictive gun control measures and the importance of maintaining the right to self-defense. Our final segment takes a critical look at weapon control policies, drawing comparisons between London's measures to curb knife violence and historical approaches within the United States. We reference historical proposals from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Pennsylvania to highlight the founders' intent behind the Second Amendment. Emphasizing the inherent right to self-defense as a natural law, we underscore the critical role this right plays in protecting individual liberties against governmental overreach. Don't miss our announcement about the upcoming special constitutional defense course at the Patriot Academy campus, where you'll receive hands-on training in self-defense and family protection. Secure your spot now and join us for an empowering experience!Support the Show.

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Yesterday

Constitutional Defense Of Your Family And Freedom, Part Two

How do we honor the incredible sacrifices made by those who fought for our freedoms? Join us in this heartfelt episode of The WallBuilders Show as we recount a touching moment with Ronald Reagan and World War II Army Rangers. We reflect on Captain Miller's poignant words to Private Ryan in "Saving Private Ryan." These stories serve as a powerful reminder of the profound responsibility we all share to live lives worthy of such immense selflessness. We talk about American exceptionalism and the importance of informed patriotism. We explore the foundational ideas laid out in the Declaration of Independence, emphasizing the need for government by consent and the pursuit of happiness through a free enterprise system. Drawing on the wisdom of historical figures like St. George Tucker and George Wythe, we highlight the timeless relevance of the Founding Fathers' vision. This episode is a profound journey into the core values that sustain our liberty and the need to continually revisit and uphold these principles. Support the Show.

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Monday, June 10

Constitutional Defense Of Your Family And Freedom, Part One

Are you ready to become a true patriot and defender of liberty? Join us for an eye-opening journey through our special five-part series, "Constitutional Defense of Your Family and Freedom." We promise to equip you with the knowledge and practical skills you need to safeguard your freedoms. We emphasize the critical role that informed, active citizenship, and the Second Amendment play in protecting our cherished liberties.  In this powerful episode, we introduce our Constitutional Defense Course and share invaluable lessons on self-defense and preserving constitutional values. We stress the essence of individual responsibility and the importance of fostering a generation of vigilant citizens. With a blend of historical reverence and proactive defense, we aim to inspire you to become a guardian of the Constitution and a protector of your family’s freedom. Don’t miss this chance to deepen your understanding of America's founding principles and strengthen your resolve in defending our nation's liberties. Support the Show.

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Friday, June 7

Unpacking Legal Battles Over Faith, Freedom, and Schools - on Good News Friday

Today, being Good News Friday, we look at the top articles on David and Tim’s stack of good new articles- In New York, the NRA wins a major legal battle. In California, a trans pronoun policy is struck down. The University of North Carolina voted to defund all DEI policies in the school. The Kansas Legislature passes a bill to ban Chinese land purchases near military sites and they also override the governor’s veto of conservative policies on guns and life. How can you defend your rights in today's polarized legal landscape? Discover the groundbreaking Supreme Court ruling that united liberal and conservative justices to protect the NRA from ideological discrimination. We also unpack a significant California case where a Christian teacher won a substantial settlement after being fired for opposing a transgender pronoun policy, highlighting the ongoing clash between religious freedom and educational mandates. We address the monopolization of thought in schools and champion educational competition and parental involvement. Learn about a pivotal legal victory that underscores the necessity of diverse opinions in our education system. Plus, we cover the University of North Carolina's bold move to defund DEI programs in response to pro-Hamas protests, reallocating resources to boost campus security and prioritize the well-being of their student community. These discussions reveal the evolving dynamics of faith, culture, and education in America. Support the Show.

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Thursday, June 6

Balancing Compassion and Law on Foundations of Freedom Thursday

First up on Foundations of Freedom Thursday, we answer a listener question about the proper Biblical response to the illegal immigration issue. We tackle this question from multiple angles—biblical, historical, and constitutional. This heartfelt inquiry sets the stage for a discussion on the federal government's failure to enforce immigration laws and our Christian duty to show compassion, drawing lessons from Matthew 25. Learn how participating in elections can ensure that laws are properly enforced, and discover ways to balance compassion with legal responsibility. Feeling overwhelmed by today’s political climate? Our next listener question is about civics. We offer vital insights into understanding civics and the political process. We discuss many must-read resources along the way. We argue for principles over partisanship. Let’s journey together through history to restore our national values of justice, due process, and freedom of speech. Don't miss our recommendations for deeper understanding and actionable solutions. Support the Show.

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