Friday, June 24, 2022
Welcome to our Weekend Edition with host Kerby Anderson. Co-hosting today are President, CEO, and Chief Counsel, of First Liberty Institute, Kelly Shackelford, and Resident Scholar at IPI, Dr. Merrill (Buddy) Matthews. They’ll discuss the Supreme Court’s ruling overturning Roe v Wade, the Senate gun bill, Biden’s plans to fix inflation and to undo Title IX, and other top stories right from the headlines. It promises to be a most exceptional show.
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President | CEO | Chief Counsel - First Liberty Institute
Mr. Shackelford is a constitutional scholar who has argued before the United States Supreme Court, testified before the U.S. House and Senate on constitutional issues, and has won three state landmark First Amendment and religious liberty cases in the past few years alone. He was recently named one of the 25 greatest Texas lawyers of the past quarter-century by Texas Lawyer, and is the recipient of the prestigious William Bentley Ball Award for Life and Religious Freedom Defense for his leadership and pioneering work protecting religious freedom.
Merrill Matthews, PhD
Resident Scholar - Institute for Policy Innovation
Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., is a resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation, a research-based, public policy “think tank.” He is a health policy expert and weekly contributor at Forbes.com. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Texas Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
Dr. Matthews is a past president of the Health Economics Roundtable for the National Association for Business Economics, the largest trade association of business economists. Dr. Matthews also served for 10 years as the medical ethicist for the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center’s Institutional Review Board for Human Experimentation, and has contributed chapters to several books, including Physician Assisted Suicide: Expanding the Debate and The 21st Century Health Care Leader and, in 2009, Stop Paying the Crooks (on Medicare fraud).
He has been published in numerous journals and newspapers, including The Wall Street Journal, Investor’s Business Daily, Barron’s, USA Today, Forbes magazine and the Washington Times. He was an award-winning political analyst for the USA Radio Network.
Dr. Matthews received his Ph.D. in Humanities from the University of Texas.
A Biblical View on Abortion Booklet
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Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade
By: Brent Kendall & Jess Bravin - wsj.com - June 24, 2022 In siding with Mississippi, the court’s conservative majority said the Roe decision was egregiously wrong in recognizing a constitutional right to an abortion, ...
Maine School Choice – Cases – First Liberty
Three Maine families, the Institute for Justice (IJ) and the First Liberty Institute (FLI) have filed a legal challenge to Maine’s exclusion of religious options from the state’s school choice program.
Worthless Biden Plan to Fight Inflation
President Joe Biden and his economic advisors are dreaming up ways to fight rising gasoline prices. The steps they are reportedly considering would not just be worthless, they would be counterproductive.
Senate Gun Bill
The Senate advanced a bipartisan gun safety bill past the threat of a filibuster Thursday, setting up a final vote for later in the day or Friday on the furthest-reaching gun legislation that Congress...
Changing Title IX
By: Jack Wolfsohn - nationalreview.com - Jan 23, 2022 The Biden administration’s Department of Education is eyeing radical changes to Title IX that could threaten the opportunities afforded to women through the 1972 statute. In ...
Media Treatment of Hillary Clinton
Another major media interview with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, another missed opportunity to ask Clinton about her role in the Russian collusion scam.
The North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) has issued a report warning of a “high risk of energy emergencies during peak summer conditions” across much of the country.