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Kresta in the Afternoon – 1/20/15

Talking about the “Things That Matter Most” on January 20, 2015

4:00 – Kresta Comments: State of the Union—What it is and Why it Matters

Al previews tonight’s State of the Union address and also looks at the address’ history. Years ago the address was shown on four networks and attracted 46 million viewers. Last year it was shown on 13 networks and only attracted 33 million viewers. Why the decrease? Al also discusses how YouTube star Glozell is using her platform to promote the speech.

4:20 – God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue

January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Protection Month. Major events like the Super Bowl and North American International Auto Show are tragically a hotbed for sex slavery, particularly involving young girls. We talk to Daniel Walker about his undercover investigations into sexual trafficking cases around the world.

5:10 – Does the Fourteenth Amendment Require a State to License a Marriage between Two People of the Same Sex?

The Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments concerning the legal definition of marriage this year. A decision is expected this summer. We ask The Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments concerning the legal definition of marriage this year. A decision is expected this summer. We ask Ryan Anderson if the 14th Amendment requires the State to recognize same-sex marriage and what he expects to hear from the Court.

5:20 – Then Comes Baby: The Catholic Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the First Three Years of Parenthood

Dr. Greg Popcak, co-host of Ave Maria Radio’s More2Life, joins us to discuss his new book. Dr. Popcak has advice on how new parents can handle the early years of raising a child. We’ll also get his thoughts on Pope Francis’ comment that Catholics shouldn’t “breed like rabbits.”

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