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Christian talk radio with Tony Perkins

Hosted by Family Research Council President and former state legislator Tony Perkins, Washington Watch Weekend Edition covers Washington news from a conservative Christian perspective. Every Saturday, current event issues are discussed and interviews conducted with members of Congress and prominent pro-family leaders from across the nation.

Recent Episodes

Sep 14

Weekend Edition - September 14, 2019

This weekend, we hear from: Roger Marshall, U.S. Representative for the 1st District of Kansas and an OB-GYN, to recap this week’s minority-led hearing on the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. Josh Hawley, U.S. Senator for Missouri, whose letter to Facebook pressured them to discontinue their censorship of pro-life content. Carter Conlon, Senior Pastor of Times Square Church, to share how he saw God move in the days prior to and following the tragic terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.

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Sep 7

Weekend Edition - September 7, 2019

This weekend, we’ll hear Tony’s recent conversation with Dr. Os Guinness, author and social critic, as they explore the state of freedom in America in a time of increased conflict, hostility, and incivility. Dr. Guinness shares how this divisive climate is rooted in competing understandings of freedom and how Americans must choose which freedom to follow.

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Aug 31

Weekend Edition - August 31, 2019

This weekend, we’ll hear from: Dave Brat, Dean of Liberty University’s School of Business, to discuss a new survey showing that patriotism, religion, and having children are notably less popular among younger Americans than they were twenty years earlier. Dan Celia, CEO and President of Financial Issues Stewardship Ministries, who explains the difference between socially responsible investing and biblically responsible investing. Roger Severino, Director of the Office of Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, which earlier this week issued a “Notice of Violation to the University of Vermont Medical Center After It Unlawfully Forced a Nurse to Assist in Abortion.”

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Aug 24

Weekend Edition - August 24, 2019

This weekend, we’ll hear from: Gordon Chang, foreign affairs journalist focusing on China, on hundreds of thousands of peaceful protesters who flooded the streets of Hong Kong again in protest of increasing Chinese repression. Andy Biggs, U.S. Representative for the 5th District of Arizona, on his resolution to commemorate the 35th anniversary of the Mexico City Policy – a policy which prevents U.S. taxpayer dollars from being used to perform or promote abortions overseas.

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Aug 17

Weekend Edition - 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.

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Aug 10

Weekend Edition - 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.

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Aug 3

Weekend Edition - August 3, 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.

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