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Monday, July 29, 2019

Penna Dexter is our host today. Her first guest is Allan Parker, President of The Justice Foundation. Them she welcomes Anne Newman, Texas activist, author, and speaker who will share the agendas of the Waco Literacy Program. Her final guest is Ross Izard. Ross will give us information on SCOTUS and Blaine Amendments.

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Monday, July 29, 2019

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Penna Dexter
Penna Dexter

Point of View Co-Host, Penna Dexter frequently sits in as guest host for Kerby Anderson. Her weekly commentaries air on the Bott Radio Network. Penna’s heart is in educating and encouraging Christians to influence the culture and politics. She has also served as co-host and commentator on other local issues-based radio programs. She worked as a consultant overseeing the launch and and…

Allan Parker Show Page
Allan Parker
President - The Justice Foundation
Allan Parker, President of The Justice Foundation, is a former Professor of Law at St. Mary’s University in San Antonio, Texas, where he taught Education Law and Civil Procedure. He was a Visiting Professor at the University of Texas, and studied International Human Rights at the International Human Rights Institute in Strasbourg, France. He taught International Human Rights at the St. Mary’s Institute on World Legal Problems in Innsbruck, Austria in 1992.

The Justice Foundation represents the women and men of Operation Outcry, a ministry of The Justice Foundation that seeks to end the pain of abortion in America and around the world by mobilizing women and men hurt by abortion to become witnesses who share their true stories of the devastating effects of abortion through courts and legislatures. Operation Outcry holds the largest collection in the world of legally admissible, written testimonies from women hurt by abortion.

Mr. Parker received his J.D. degree with high honors from the University of Texas School of Law in 1979. He was an Associate Editor of the Texas Law Review, a Chancellor, Order of the Coif, and Order of Barristers for his outstanding advocacy skills. He graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in Economics in 1974.
Anne Newman Show Page
Anne Newman
Author | Speaker | Activist - Speak Up TX
Anne Newman is a longtime activist and an author and speaker on legislative and policy issues. Her experience includes education director for a Texas State Board of Education member, parental rights legal assistance for a non-profit legal organization, political consulting and writing, and research for a national voter guide. As the director of the Texas Family Research Center for six years, she researched issues and published The Notebook Series, monthly reports on policy and legislation.

Anne's publications include Healthy Sex Education in Your Schools: A Parent's Manual published by Focus on the Family, and two reports: High School Health Textbooks: Hazardous to Your Children's Health, and The Sex Pushers: Your Children the Target.

At the 2018 Republican State Convention, she amended one of the Party’s five legislative priorities to include prohibiting Planned Parenthood in Public Schools.

Anne launched Speak Up TX in 2019 to provide information and resources about current issues to parents and other Texas citizens. During the recent Texas legislative session, Anne testified at hearings and issued action alerts concerning sex education and prolife issues and children’s access to pornography in public schools.

Anne has two grown children and five grandchildren. She lives with her husband in Boerne, TX.
Ross Izard
National Policy Director - ACE Scholarships
Ross Izard is a senior fellow at the Independence Institute’s Education Policy Center. After working with the Education Policy Center for three years, Ross left the Independence Institute to become the National Policy Director at ACE Scholarships. ACE provides scholarships to low-income children to help pay the tuition costs at K-12 private schools.
Ross has authored or coauthored a number of pieces on a variety of topics, including articles, policy briefs, issue papers, school profiles, and blogs. His editorials have been published by national, state, and local media outlets. He has assisted in the production of amicus briefs for the Colorado Supreme Court on important education issues, and has also been involved in legal disputes related to collective bargaining. Ross has appeared in and narrated Independence Institute videos in support of school choice and other education reform efforts, and he is frequently cited by a variety of news sources.
Ross was born and raised in Denver, Colorado. He holds a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Colorado and an M.A. in Public Administration from the University of Colorado Denver School of Public Affairs.
Ross lives in Douglas County, Colorado, with his wife and two young sons.
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