Tag Archives: California

Owen Strachan: The High Cost of Pro-Life Activism

What does exposing the truth cost you? In the case of pro-life activist David Daleiden, it will cost $870,000.

Recently a California jury ruled that Daleiden’s undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s sale of aborted baby parts caused substantial harm to the organization. Many will remember that Daleiden caught numerous Planned Parenthood workers on camera talking about the sale of baby parts from aborted children. His undercover work could be compared to what we’ve from 60 Minutes over the years. And he’s paid a heavy price.

His videos have shown the horrible nature of the abortion industry. Planned Parenthood is just not in the business of health care. The organization enables the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of unborn babies and is the foremost representative of our anti-human culture of death.

Daleiden is in the crosshairs now. But time—and hopefully the courts—will ultimately vindicate him.

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Democrats Continue the Push for Impeachment

Townhall Review – October 26, 2019

Hugh Hewitt talks with David Drucker of the Washington Examiner about potential damage to President Trump from the impeachment inquiry.

Mark Davis talks about a jury decision to allow a 7-year-old to undergo sexual reassignment against his father’s wishes.

Political commentator Nick Adams and CNN commentator Steve Cortes talk about the increasing violence from Mexican drug cartels and the threat to our southern border.

Sebastian Gorka invites Mark Robinson to talk about his candidacy for Lt. Governor of North Carolina.

Hugh Hewitt and Bill Bennett talk about China and other weighty matters.

Seth Leibsohn talks with Michael Barone about his book, “How America’s Political Parties Change (and How They Don’t).

Hugh Hewitt and Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine Graduate School of Public Policy, talk about California electrical utilities cutting power to thousands and who is at fault.

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Michael Medved: Democrats Elevate Their Least Likeable Leaders

In the midst of their seemingly endless and unpredictable fight for the 2020 presidential nomination, does it make sense for Democrats to promote some of their least likable Congressional leaders as the new face of their party?

The result of the new impeachment investigation, assigned to six different House committees, is that the leaders of those committees—including Maxine Waters, Jerry Nadler, Adam Schiff and Elijah Cummings—will dominate the debate and upstage the flailing presidential contenders.

As it happens, all six chairs are from New York, California, Maryland and Massachusetts, perfectly positioned to alienate key suburban voters in swing states that will decide the outcome of the election. The impeachment pursuit elevates some of the Democrats’ least appealing proponents to positions of pre-eminence, helping to ensure party losses in the upcoming battles for control of the House, the Senate and the White House.

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Owen Strachan: California Pushes Seeks to Shame Religious Expression

Those who call for personal change—like Christian ministers—are now being told they need to change.

In California, the State Senate continues to push a resolution that condemns religious leaders and counselors who teach the historic positions of their respective faiths.

Such teaching, we’re told, is “harmful” towards those drawn to alternative lifestyles—including those different views on sex and gender.

But: The call to personal transformation is found at the very root of Christian theology—and Christianity is not alone in promoting the idea that people are flawed and in need of personal transformation.

America has long recognized the value of such perspectives. But today, First Amendment-protected religious liberty is under fire. Ironically, those who encourage others to change spiritually are now being told they need to change.

People are free to disagree with the message of the minister.

They ought not try to silence that minister.

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David Davenport: The Death Penalty: Who Decides?

Liberals have used the courts for decades to carry out their agenda of social change. From Roe vs. Wade’s constitutional right to abortion to the more recent protection of same-sex marriage, courts have become an engine of social change.

The death penalty seems to be the next target for social change, either through the courts or by governors. When the U.S. Department of Justice recently announced it would resume carrying out the federal death penalty, presidential candidate Kamala Harris attacked it as “immoral and deeply flawed” while Joe Biden reversed yet one more long-held position and said it was wrong.

Meanwhile in California, even though voters twice upheld the death penalty, Governor Gavin Newsom has suspended it.

Questions like the death penalty should be decided by the people and their elected representatives, not by elite courts and lone ranger governors who think they know better.

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Hong Kong Fights for Freedom; U.S. Fights for 355-Ship Navy

Townhall Review – August 24, 2019

Hugh Hewitt and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton examine the turmoil and tension in Hong Kong.

Sebastian Gorka and Liel Leibovitz, senior writer for Tablet Magazine, discuss the two notorious U.S. House “Squad” members, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Mike Allen of Axios about the negative press coverage of President Trump.

Hugh Hewitt and Congressman Mike Gallagher discuss the need for building up our Naval Fleet and the possible Chinese crackdown in Hong Kong.

Brian Whitman and Jennifer Horn from AM870 The Answer, ask Pete Peterson, Dean of Pepperdine’s Graduate School of Public Policy about the California DMV’s bungling of the motor voter program.

Seth Leibsohn talks with Mark Bauerlein, Senior Editor for First Things and consultant to the State of Florida, where he advises on the high school reading curriculum.

Dennis Prager talks with Douglas Carswell, author and former British Member of Parliament about his book, “Progress Vs Parasites: A Brief History of the Conflict that’s Shaped our World.”

Sam Malone of Salem’s AM1070 The Answer in Houston talks about Jill Biden, wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, and her work to convince voters that Joe can beat Trump in 2020.

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