Mary Beth Waddell, Jacob Reaume, Glenn Sunshine

Mary Beth Waddell
Jacob Reaume
Glenn Sunshine

January 8, 2021

Today’s show features: 

  • Two eyewitness accounts of Wednesday’s demonstrations from outside of the Capitol. 
  • Mary Beth Waddell, FRC’s Senior Legislative Assistant, on HHS’s final rule relieving burdens on faith-based organizations participating in HHS grant programs. 
  • Jacob Reaume, Pastor of Trinity Bible Chapel in Ontario, on the charges that he and the other church elders are facing for holding a church service. 
  • Dr. Glenn S. Sunshine, Professor of History at Central Connecticut State University and Senior Faculty Member of the Colson Fellows, on how the civil disobedience of churches meeting in the midst of COVID restrictions vastly differs from the violent breach witnessed in the Capitol on Wednesday. 

Episode Resources: 

  • Check out FRC’s resources regarding the reopening of churches.
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