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The Left Grows Bold in a Divided Nation

Townhall Review – August 1, 2020

Hugh Hewitt examines the House Democrat’s tactics during U.S. Attorney General William Barr’s testimony before the House.

Dennis Prager talks with Andy Ngo about the violent unrest in the city of Portland, Oregon.

Hugh Hewitt and Wisconsin Senator Mike Gallagher talk about U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s speech where the Secretary said to “distrust and verify,” communist China.

Bob Frantz talks with black conservative and member of the United States Commission on Civil Rights, Peter Kirsanow about “systemic racism.”

Larry Elder turns to Bob Woodson, civil rights leader and founder of the Woodson Center, to talk about his criticism of the 1619 Project as a re-working of history.

Sebastian Gorka and former U.S. Attorney Andrew McCarthy talk about former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge’s criticism of federal efforts to stop Antifa’s attacks on federal buildings.

Mike Gallagher looks at Presidential candidate Joe Biden’s recent comment calling President Trump a racist.

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Hugh Hewitt: Who Is Lawyering Up Now?

During his news conference late last week, Attorney General William Barr communicated clearly and with confidence and authority the “bottom line” that neither President Trump, nor any member of his campaign or family colluded with Russia’s attack on our 2016 election. Barr did exactly what the chief law enforcement officer of the United States should do: explain the law and the decision in this matter.

No collusion.

No obstruction.

Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III made the first call. Barr made the second call. Now, the lightly redacted report has been presented to the Congress and to the people.

Many commentators will continue to ignore the “first rule of holes”: When in one, stop digging.

But we are not done. The attorney general soon will have the report of the inspector general reviewing the actions at the highest levels of the FBI and the intelligence community during the 2016 campaign and during the transition—and there are a host of issues that demand inquiry.

Who exactly is lawyering up now?

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Albert Mohler: The Growing Willingness To Sacrifice Religious Liberty

Billy Graham

The nation of Australia recently voted by a wide margin to legalize same-sex marriage.

The question turns swiftly now to the issue of religious liberty. Already, the major bill is inadequate when it comes to protecting religious freedom.

The Attorney General of Australia, noting this fact, has suggested that the bill must “make it clear that nothing in the bill makes it unlawful for people to hold and to express the views of their own religion on the subject of marriage.” The sad fact is that the Attorney General even had to state this.

Jeremy Sammut, writing in the Australian version of the Spectator, got it exactly right when he wrote, “Any marriage equality law that does not include comprehensives protections for religious freedom will pave the way for anti-discrimination lawsuits that will single out and force Christians to act against their beliefs.”

We are now seeing that religious liberty is far too quickly sacrificed by those whose chief priority very clearly is this sexual revolution.

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