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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Penna Dexter guest-hosts today’s show. In the first hour she is joined by Jonathan Saenz, who will be discussing the radical sex education program in the Austin ISD.

In the second hour, Penna welcomes Carrie Severino, chief counsel and policy director at Judicial Crisis Network. Carrie has a new book, Justice on Trial.

Penna’s final guest is Peter Wehner. They will talk about the deepening crisis in evangelical Christianity.

This is an all-star line up, so please plan accordingly. Call us at 800-351-1212 or contact us on facebook at facebook.com/pointofviewradio with your opinion or comments.

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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…

Guests
Jonathan Saenz
Jonathan Saenz
President - Texas Values
Jonathan M. Saenz, Esq., is the President of Texas Values, a nonprofit group dedicated to preserving and advancing a culture of family values in the state of Texas.

Prior to leading Texas Values, Jonathan headed the Liberty Institute offices at the Texas Capitol in Austin where he served as Director of Legislative Affairs and Attorney for Liberty Institute. Jonathan believes in religious liberty, sanctity of human life, family values, and constitutional rights, and has been involved in numerous court cases, including cases before the Texas Supreme Court and the United State Supreme Court. Jonathan has been featured in local, national and international media such as Fox News, CNN, USA Radio, Austin-American Statesman, Dallas Morning News, and Houston Chronicle among many others and is a sought after speaker for important events.

Mr. Saenz received his law degree from the University of Houston Law Center where he was honored as a Public Interest Law Fellow. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. Jonathan is a native Texan (5th generation) who grew up in Houston, Texas and is a proud American. He and his family live in Buda and are members of Santa Cruz Catholic Church.
AISD Pride
Austin adopts radical sex program for elementary and middle school

By: Katie Hall and Aaricka Washington - statesman.com - October 29, 2019 The Austin school board unanimously approved a new sex education curriculum that, for the first time, will teach elementary students about sexual orientation, gender identity …

Carrie Severino Show Page
Carrie Severino
Chief Counsel & Policy Director - Judicial Crisis Network
Carrie Severino is chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network. In that capacity she has testified before Congress on assorted constitutional issues and briefed Senators on judicial nominations. Mrs. Severino has been extensively quoted in the media and regularly appeared on television, including MSNBC, FOX, CNN, CSPAN and ABC’s This Week. She did over 100 TV interviews alone in support of Kavanaugh during his nomination and confirmation process and played a crucial role in seeing him successfully sit on the Supreme Court. She has also written and spoken on a wide range of judicial issues, particularly the constitutional limits on government, the federal nomination process, and state judicial selection. Mrs. Severino regularly files briefs in high-profile Supreme Court cases. Until March 2010, Mrs. Severino was an Olin/Searle Fellow and a Dean’s Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University Law Center. She was previously a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and to Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, cum laude, of Duke University, and holds a Master’s degree in Linguistics from Michigan State University.
Justice on Trial
Justice Anthony Kennedy slipped out of the Supreme Court building on June 27, 2018, and traveled incognito to the White House to inform President Donald Trump that he was retiring, setting in motion a political process that his successor, Brett Kavanaugh, would denounce three months later as a “national disgrace” and a “circus.”

Justice on Trial, the definitive insider’s account of Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court, is based on extraordinary access to more than one hundred key figures—including the president, justices, and senators—in that ferocious political drama.

A good person might accept that nomination in the naïve belief that what happened to Kavanaugh won’t happen to him because he is a good person. But it can happen, it does happen, and it just happened. The question is whether America will let it happen again.
Kavanaugh Hearing
The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court

By: Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino - dailysignal.com - July 15, 2019 At 7:33 p.m., a lawyer named Michael Avenatti tweeted: I represent a woman with credible information regarding Judge Kavanaugh and Mark Judge. We will be …

Peter Wehner Show Page
Peter Wehner
Vice President & Senior Fellow - Ethics and Public Policy Center
Peter Wehner is Vice President and Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. He is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times and a contributing editor for The Atlantic magazine. Mr. Wehner has written for numerous other publications—including Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, The Weekly Standard, National Review, Commentary, National Affairs, and Christianity Today—and has appeared frequently as a commentator on MSNBC, CNN, Fox News, CBS, PBS, and C-SPAN television. He is also the Pamela and Jack Egan Visiting Professor at the Sanford School of Public Policy and the School of Arts and Sciences at Duke University.
Mr. Wehner served in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush Administrations prior to becoming deputy director of speechwriting for President George W. Bush. In 2002, he was asked to head the Office of Strategic Initiatives, where he generated policy ideas, reached out to public intellectuals, published op-eds and essays, and provided counsel on a range of domestic and international issues. He has also served as an adviser to several presidential campaigns.
Mr. Wehner is author of City of Man: Religion and Politics in a New Era (co-authored with Michael J. Gerson) and Wealth and Justice: The Morality of Democratic Capitalism (co-authored with Arthur C. Brooks). His book The Death of Politics: How to Heal Our Frayed Republic After Trump (HarperCollins) was published in June 2019.
President Donald Trump stands with Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, Jr.
Evangelical Christians Face a Deepening Crisis

By: Peter Wehner - theatlantic.com - July 5, 2019 Last week, Ralph Reed, the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s founder and chairman, told the group, “There has never been anyone who has defended us and who has …

Trump campaign rally 2020
Trump Leans on Changed GOP

By: Aaron Zitner and Alex Leary - wsj.com - October 18, 2019 Donald Trump won the White House in large part by changing the mix of voters who make up the Republican Party. Now, as he faces the threat …

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