Washington Watch with Tony Perkins

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America can't outsource teaching values and keep producing patriots

With the approach of Patriot Day on the 9/11 anniversary, we are reminded of the dangerous and volatile world in which we live. We are also thinking of the incredible sacrifice and service of the men and women in our military and in the ranks of first responders who have answered the call to defend America against terrorists.

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Tony Perkins Responds to the Shooting in Odessa, TX

Tony Perkins discusses the moral solution to gun violence and stresses the importance of having a moral core in our institutions.

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Tony Perkins: Solution to gun violence isn't what you think, says former police officer

Increasingly, few if any genuinely safe places exist as a refuge from armed, angry, addicted young men pumped up on violent video games and suffering from the absence of a moral core. Schools, churches, shopping centers, businesses, and almost every place people gather have become targets for deranged individuals who are set on perpetrating evil and in possession of lethal weapons. At what point will we have the courage to acknowledge that our nation has a problem?

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Tony Perkins on Contending for the Faith

Tony Perkins appears on the Christian Television Network's "Contending for the Faith" to discuss how Family Research Council is shaping public policy from a biblical perspective and equipping Christians to live out their faith.

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Tony Perkins Reacts to Democrats Courting Religious Voters

Tony emphasizes the importance of looking at candidates' record on religious issues, not just their words.

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Tony Perkins: Does the Bible's warning about debt apply to the government?

"Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." Those were the words of Jesus from His Sermon on the Mount, as he taught a lesson about how to value the things of heaven and the things of this world. How does that admonition apply if you're talking about a treasure that is borrowed? And does this only apply to people or should governments pay attention?

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Why Christians must support religious freedom for everyone

The fundamental human right of religious freedom is under attack around the globe today like never before. While this disturbing trend should concern everyone, it should be particularly alarming for Christians, because a Christian worldview requires us to care about religious freedom - including the religious freedom of others.

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Tony Perkins on the MO Bill Banning Abortion at 8 Weeks

Tony Perkins analyzes the recent litany of pro-life state legislation and what it means for the future of Roe v. Wade.

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Tony Perkins, David Closson: A spiritual crisis on the National Day of Prayer

By presidential proclamation, today marks the National Day of Prayer. This year's official theme draws on the words of Jesus in John 13:34, "Love One Another."

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The US must bring imprisoned American pastor David Lin home from China

As Washington negotiates with Beijing to end the tariff standoff, the United States must also demand the Chinese government stop its sinicization of religion, a program designed to make all religious groups extinct.

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Acknowledging political reality in the Middle East

President Trump's recent announcement that the United States would "fully recognize Israel's Sovereignty over the Golan Heights" is an acknowledgement of political reality that will strengthen the U.S.-Israel relationship, provide greater security and stability in the region and further cement support among the president's evangelical base. Recognizing Israel's sovereignty over this land is yet another bold policy step that sets the Trump administration apart.

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Tony Perkins on Buttigieg's Criticism of Evangelicals

Tony Perkins takes on Democrat presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg's criticism of evangelicals and their support for Donald Trump.

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Tony Perkins: Pompeo's faith is not a liability - it's an asset

In the latest example of the Left's growing hostility toward Christianity and public displays of faith, the New York Times published a "news analysis" piece over the weekend questioning the extent to which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's Christian faith is influencing American diplomacy, particularly the Trump administration's dealings with Israel.

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Tony Perkins on SPLC Troubles

Tony Perkins discusses allegations of racism and bigotry within the Southern Poverty Law Center and how the organization uses hate to raise money.

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U.S. foreign policy promotes real global health

The United States is once again taking the lead on true "family planning," and that doesn't include aborting unwanted children - especially with taxpayer money. From the start, the Trump administration has worked to build a wall between taxpayers and abortion-on-demand.

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Tony Perkins on Religious Liberty in America

Tony Perkins addresses the controversy surrounding prayer at a Muslim rep's swearing-in, noting that America is unique in the liberties it promotes for its religious minorities.

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