Today’s show is hosted by Congressman Louie Gohmert. He will cover issues relating to last night’s presidential debate. His guests that weigh in are Alveda King and Bishop Harry Jackson both of whom discuss same sex groups hitching on to the civil rights movement. Kelly Shackelford joins in to chat about our religious liberty and SCOTUS future if Hillary Clinton is elected president. Janet Porter, president and founder of Faith2Action discusses the issue of marriage.
The daughter of the late civil rights activist Rev. A.D. King and his wife Naomi Barber King, Alveda grew up in the civil rights movement led by her uncle, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Her family home in Birmingham, Alabama, was bombed, as was her father’s church office in Louisville, Kentucky. Alveda was jailed during the open housing movement. She sees the pro-life movement as a continuation of the civil rights struggle.
Dr. King is a former college professor and served in the Georgia State House of Representatives. She is a recipient of the Life Prize Award (2011), the Cardinal John O’Connor Pro-Life Hall of Fame Award (2011) from the Legatus organization and the Civil Rights Award from Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) (2011). She is a bestselling author; among her books are King Rules: Ten Truths for You, Your Family, and Our Nation to Prosper, How Can the Dream Survive if we Murder the Children? and I Don’t Want Your Man, I Want My Own. She is an accomplished actress and songwriter. The Founder of Alveda King Ministries, Alveda is also the recipient of an honorary Doctorate of Laws degree from Saint Anselm College.
His writing is featured in periodicals such as Charisma, Christian Parenting, Kairos, New Man, Ministry Today, The Church Report, The Christian Post, and the Elijah List. His articles on Townhall.com and other websites are widely read. Bishop Jackson’s books to date include In-laws, Outlaws and the Functional Family, The Warrior’s Heart, The Way of the Warrior, the Silver Medallion Award winning High Impact African-American Churches, Personal Faith Public Policy, and The Truth In Black and White.
Janet initiated the nation’s first Heartbeat Bill (in Ohio, Feb. 2011) to legally protect unborn babies with detectible heartbeats. This effort inspired Arkansas and North Dakota to pass Heartbeat Laws–now the most protective pro-life laws in the nation. Heartbeat Bills are also pending in several other states.
Janet hosts a 60-second daily radio commentary which airs in 200 markets (including the American Family Radio and the Bott radio network). She is a frequent contributor to WorldNetDaily.
Janet has appeared on NBC’s Today Show, ABC’s Evening News, 20/20, Nightline, CBS This Morning, FOX News, The O’Reilly Factor, Huckabee, Hardball with Chris Matthews, CNN’s Inside Politics and CNN Headline News, as well as syndicated programs such as Hard Copy and Extra.
Janet has authored five books including: The Criminalization of Christianity, True to Life, and What’s a Girl to Do While Waiting for Mr. Right? Janet has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Christian Humanitarian Service from the South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary. She graduated with honors from Cleveland State University with a Masters Degree in Communication.