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Dr. Nick Pitts hosts this morning’s show and he is joined by First Liberty’s Chelsey Youman. They discuss some of the top stories in the news and they will take your calls in-studio when you call us at 800-351-1212. They will be joined by Bryan Newman, youth leader for Council for Life.


Nick Pitts
Dr. Nick Pitts
Executive Director of the Institute for Global Engagement - DBU
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J. Nick Pitts serves as the Executive Director of the Institute for Global Engagement at Dallas Baptist University. Previous to this he held the position of Director for Cultural Engagement at Denison Forum on Truth and Culture. He came to the Denison Forum in 2014. He contributed to the Forum in the areas of geopolitics and popular culture, as wellRead More

Chelsey Youman
Chelsey Youman
Chief of Staff and Counsel - First Liberty Institute
Chelsey Youman, Esq., is Chief of Staff & Counsel for First Liberty Institute, concentrating on religious liberty matters and First Amendment rights.

She joined First Liberty Institute after working for a law firm in private practice, where she successfully litigated corporate fraud matters, complex commercial litigation, and consumer rights issues in both federal and state jurisdictions.

Youman received her Juris Doctor from Southern Methodist University, where she was a Dean’s Scholarship Recipient. Youman is a member of the Board of Advocates, where she successfully argued in off-campus mock trial competitions and was a member of the Aggie Law Society and SMU Christian Legal Society. During law school, she clerked for the Consumer Protection Division in the Office of the Attorney General of Texas and Liberty Institute.
Bryan Newman
President - Young Leaders for Life
Bryan Newman serves on the Board of Council for Life as the President of Young Leaders for Life, a group that seeks to educate and involve young people in for-life causes, shaping the future culture of the city of Dallas. In this role, Mr. Newman has emphasized the importance of compassion and care for those in crisis in an effort to unite many against the foe of abortion.

Mr. Newman is particularly passionate about the role of men in the pro-life conversation. Having previously served as the Men's Initiatives Chairman with Young Leaders for Life, Mr. Newman seeks to reveal the true nature of abortion as a tool of oppression and to charge young men to join the conversation, working to end abortion through strong leadership and character.

In his day job Mr. Newman works as a relationship manager for a software company and enjoys spending time on the golf course and with his new wife of three months.
Director James Toback Accused of sexual harassment
He prowled the streets of Manhattan looking for attractive young women, usually in their early 20s, sometimes college students, on occasion a high schooler. He approached them in Central Park, standing in line at a bank or drug store or at a copy center while they worked on their resumes.

His opening line had a few variations. One went: “My name’s James Toback. I’m a movie director. Have you ever seen ‘Black and White’ or ‘Two Girls and a Guy’?”

Probably not. So he’d start to drop names. He had an Oscar nomination for writing the Warren Beatty movie “Bugsy.” He directed Robert Downey Jr., in three movies. The actor, Toback claimed, was a close friend; he had “invented him.”
Going Against the Herd
A year after President Trump’s stunning electoral victory, the Republican Party is in a very strange place. It’s politically dominant but increasingly unpopular, particularly among young people and nonwhites of all ages, whose level of unhappiness with Mr. Trump and his administration is toxic.

Republicans have all the power but can’t seem to get much of anything done. There are huge internal fissures that are growing rather than shrinking. Just the other day, the president’s former chief strategist, Steve Bannon, with whom Mr. Trump is still close, made his intentions clear: “Right now it’s a season of war against the G.O.P. establishment.”

When Mr. Bannon looks for targets as he prosecutes his “season of war,” it is people like me he has in mind. And Mr. Bannon is right in this respect: Neith
‘Go Home’ - Tillerson tells Iranian militias in Iraq
DOHA, Qatar — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday urged Iranian-backed militias in Iraq to “go home,” and warned European companies doing business with the Revolutionary Guard in Iran that they could face “great risk” from sanctions.

Shiite militias mostly composed of Iraqi citizens but backed by Iran were instrumental in helping the Iraqi army drive the Islamic State from Mosul and other strongholds in Iraq. There have been reports of Iranian advisers among them. Tillerson said they have no business being on the battlefield now that the Islamic State has been routed.



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