This hour is all news. We start with some stories making the headlines. We then discuss the confirmation hearings of Amy Coney Barrett and her credentials as a potential Supreme Court Justice. We round out the hour by hearing how death threats are being thrown at a Chinese immigrant in the U.S. Why is this happening? Don’t miss a minute of this conversation.
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Stephanie N. Taub serves as Senior Counsel with First Liberty Institute, focusing on litigation, appellate advocacy, and legal education. While at First Liberty, her article on the rights of faith-based organizations under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 has been published in the Texas Review of Law and Politics. She has also authored pieces published in National Review, the Daily Signal, the Washington Times, the Des Moines Register, and the New York Daily News. In 2017, Taub was named one of 15 recipients of the James Wilson Fellowship in natural law. Before joining First Liberty, Taub worked as a law clerk to the Honorable Reed O’Connor in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Texas. Taub is a Harvard Law School graduate in the class of 2014 and a Blackstone Fellow in the class of 2012. During law school, she served as Co-President of the HLS Christian Fellowship and Managing Technical Editor of the Harvard Human Rights Journal. Taub spent her law school summers defending religious liberty in public interest law firms and clerking in the Texas Office of Solicitor General. For her undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, Taub graduated summa cum laude, majoring in Business Administration with a minor in Philosophy. While at USC, she served as a co-captain of her Mock Trial Team. A native of Southern California, Taub is a member of the California State Bar.
Bob (Xiqiu) Fu is the president of ChinaAid and is one of the leading voices in the world for persecuted faith communities in China. Fu was born and raised in mainland China and was a student leader during the Tiananmen Square demonstrations for freedom and democracy in 1989. Fu graduated from the School of International Relations at the People's (Renmin) University in Beijing and taught English to Communist Party officials at the Beijing Administrative College and Beijing Party School of the Chinese Communist Party from 1993-1996. Fu was also a house church leader in Beijing until he and his wife, Heidi, were imprisoned for two months for “illegal evangelism” in 1996. Bob and Heidi fled to the United States as religious refugees in 1997, and subsequently founded ChinaAid in 2002 to bring international attention to China’s gross human rights violations and to promote religious freedom and rule of law in China. Bob Fu graduated with Ph.D. from St. John's College at the University of Durham in the U.K. in the field of religious freedom. He graduated from the Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia, and was awarded an honorary doctorate degree on Global Christian Leadership from Midwest University, where he has served as a distinguished professor on religion and public policy. Bob Fu is a member of Council on Foreign Relations (CFR). Fu serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Chinese Law and Religion Monitor, a journal on religious freedom and the rule of law in China, and as a guest editor for Chinese Law and Government, a journal by University of California, Los Angles.
Dr. Linda Mintle is a licensed marriage and family therapist, clinical social worker, professor and national speaker. She holds a PhD in urban health and clinical psychology and is the bestselling author of more than 15 books. Additionally, she is a national news consultant, a BeliefNet blogger and hosts her own weekly radio program.