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CBN NewsWatch: March 2, 2015

CBN NewsWatch: March 2, 2015: Netanyahu in US for 'fateful, historic mission'; ISIS frees 19 Assyrian Christian captives; Rand Paul, Scott Walker - what you missed at CPAC; and more. Read Transcript


THANKS FOR JOINING US FOR

CBN "NEWSWATCH."

I'M LORI JOHNSON.

Efrem: AND I'M EFREM

GRAHAM.

TENSIONS ARE HIGH IN

WASHINGTON, AHEAD OF OF

ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER

BENJAMIN NETANYAHU ADDRESS

TO CONGRESS.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION HAS

MADE IT CLEAR IT HAS NOT

APPROVED THE SPEECH, WHICH

IS SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY.

THE PRIME MINISTER'S ADDRESS

WILL BE AIMED AT BETTER

INFORMING LAWMAKERS ON THE

DETAILS OF A NUCLEAR

AGREEMENT BETWEEN WORLD

POWERS AND IRAN.

CAITLIN BURKE HAS MORE ON

THE CONTROVERSIAL ADDRESS.

Reporter: FOR ISRAELI

PRIME MINISTER BENJAMIN

NETANYAHU, THIS TRIP TO THE

U.S. IS A FATEFUL, HISTORIC

MISSION.

HE SAYS HE SEES HIMSELF AS

AN EMISSARY FOR ALL ISRAELIS

AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE, AND

HIS MISSION IS TO PROTECT

THEIR FUTURE FROM THE THREAT

OF A NUCLEAR IRAN.

Through Translator: AS

PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL, IT

IS MY OBLIGATION TO SEE TO

THE SECURITY OF ISRAEL.

THEREFORE, WE STRONGLY

OPPOSE THE AGREEMENT BEING

FORMULATED WITH IRAN AND THE

MAJOR POWERS.

WHICH COULD ENDANGER OUR

VERY EXISTENCE.

IN THE FACE OF THIS DANGER,

WE MUST UNITE AND ALSO

EXPLAIN THE DANGER STEMMING

FROM THIS AGREEMENT TO

ISRAEL, TO THE REGION, AND

TO THE WORLD.

Reporter: NETANYAHU

ARRIVED IN WASHINGTON ON

SUNDAY EVENING, AHEAD OF HIS

SPEECHES AT THE PRO-ISRAEL

LOBBY APEC .

AROUND 30 DEMOCRATIC

LAWMAKERS REPORTEDLY PLAN TO

SIT OUT NETANYAHU'S SPEECH,

CALLING IT AN AFFRONT TO THE

PRESIDENT, BECAUSE IT WAS

SET UP WITHOUT CONSULTING

THE WHITE HOUSE.

NETANYAHU CONSIDERS ANY DEAL

WITH IRAN THAT DOESN'T END

ITS NUCLEAR PROGRAM ENTIRELY

UNACCEPTABLE.

A CLEAR CONTRAST, THE

DIPLOMATIC AGREEMENTS OBAMA

IS DOING TO TRY TO MAKE A

DEAL WITH IRAN.

PRESIDENT OBAMA PREVENTED AN

ISRAELI MILITARY ATTACK ON

IRAN'S NUCLEAR FACILITIES IN

2014 BY THREATENING TO SHOOT

DOWN ISRAELI JETS BEFORE

THEY COULD REACH THEIR

TARGETS.

MEANWHILE, SECRETARY OF

STATE JOHN KERRY SAYS THE

DIPLOMATIC NUCLEAR DEAL WITH

IRAN WILL ACTUALLY HELP

ENSURE ISRAEL'S SECURITY.

WE WANT TO RECOGNIZE THE

MAIN GOAL HERE IS TO PREVENT

IRAN FROM GETTING A NUCLEAR

WEAPON.

AND ON THAT, ISRAEL AND THE

UNITED STATES AGREE.

AND THE TESTIMONY, IN FACT,

TO THE EFFICIENCY WITH WHICH

WE'VE BEEN ABLE TO PURSUE

THAT IS THE INTERIM

AGREEMENT THAT IS IN PLACE

TODAY.

ISRAEL IS SAFER TODAY

BECAUSE OF THE INTERIM

AGREEMENT THAT WE CREATED.

Reporter: U.S. AND

IRANIAN OFFICIALS REPORTED

PROGRESS IN THE LATEST TALKS

ON A DEAL THAT WOULD FREEZE

IRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM FOR

10 YEARS.

BUT THEN ALLOW IT TO SLOWLY

RESTART DURING THE FINAL

YEARS.

NETANYAHU HOPES TO ENCOURAGE

U.S. LAWMAKERS TO QUESTION

THE ADMINISTRATION'S PLAN

AND DELAY THE MARCH 24th

DEADLINE FOR AN AGREEMENT.

CAITLIN BURKE, CBN NEWS.

Lori: EVANGELIST

FRANKLIN GRAHAM SAYS THE

STORM IS COMING.

Efrem: IN AN INTERVIEW

ON CBN'S "700 CLUB

INTERACTIVE" PROGRAM, HE

SAID THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION'S SYMPATHY

TOWARDS ISLAM IS PUTTING THE

U.S. IN DANGER AND WILL

LIKELY LEAD TO THE

PERSECUTION OF CHRISTIANS

AND JEWS IN THE UNITED

STATES.

IT IS BECAUSE THE WHITE

HOUSE HAS OPENED THE DOORS.

YOU'RE CORRECT WHEN YOU SAID

IT STARTED DURING THE BUSH

ADMINISTRATION.

AFTER 9/11, THE BUSH

ADMINISTRATION BEGAN TO

ALLOW MUSLIMS TO COME INTO

VARIOUS GOVERNMENTAL

AGENCIES TO ADVICE US HOW TO

RESPOND TO ISLAM AND MUSLIMS

AFTER 9/11.

WHAT HAPPENED IS YOU NOW

HAVE RA RADICAL ISLAMISTS

THAT ARE AS VISING VARIOUS

LEVELS OF GOVERNMENT, AND IT

IS GOING TO GET WORSE.

AND NOBODY SEEMS TO BE

ALARMED ABOUT IT.

Efrem: AND YOU CAN SEE

THE ENTIRE INTERVIEW AT

CBNNEWS.COM.

Lori: THE ISLAMIC STATE

RELEASED 19 OF THE MORE THAN

200 ASSYRIAN CHRISTIANS IT

KIDNAPPED LAST WEEK.

THEY SAY THE 16 MEN AND

THREE WOMEN WERE ALL AROUND

50 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER,

WHICH SUGGESTS AGE MIGHT

HAVE BEEN A FACTOR IN THEIR

RELEASE.

THE ASSYRIAN HUMAN RIGHTS

NETWORK SAYS THE CAPTIVES

WERE RELEASED AFTER PAYING

AN ISLAMIC TAX IMPOSED ON

NON-MUSLIMS.

RELATIVES OF THOSE WHO ARE

STILL CAPTIVE FEAR LIAR

THEIR RELATIVES MAY BE

ENSLAVED OR KILLED.

> SENATOR RAND PAUL WON

THE POLL AT WHAT IS KNOWN AS

C-PAC.

Efrem: THE AUDIENCE SAW

A LONG LINEUP OF POSSIBLE

2016 POSSIBLE PRESIDENTIAL

CANDIDATES.

DAVID BRODY REPORTS FROM

NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND.

David: AND SO IT

BEGINS.

AND ALTHOUGH THE CALENDAR

READS 2016, THE 2015 RACES

ARE CLEARLY UNDER WAY.

AMONG THE BIG NAMES MAKING

THEIR WAY TO THE STAGE, RAND

PAUL, TED CRUZ, CHRIS

CHRISTIE, MARCO RUBIO, RICK

PERRY, AND MANY MORE THAN.

BUT IT IS WISCONSIN GOVERNOR

SCOTT WALKER WHO IS

TRENDING, AS THEY SAY,

TODAY.

HE CAME A STRONG SECOND IN

THE STRAW POLL, AND HAS MADE

POINTS WITH CONSERVATIVES BY

TAKING ON UNIONS IN THE

STATE.

HE WAS HOLDING COURT AT

C-PAC.

WE HAVE A PRESIDENT WHO

MEASURES SUCCESS IN

GOVERNMENT BY HOW MANY

PEOPLE ARE DEPENDENT ON THE

GOVERNMENT.

WE SHOULD MEASURE SUCCESS BY

JUST THE OPPOSITE.

BY HOW MANY PEOPLE ARE NO

LONGER DEPENDENT ON THE

GOVERNMENT.

[APPLAUSE]

David: IN OUR

ONE-ON-ONE INTERVIEW, WE

ASKED THE GOVERNOR ABOUT A

LIKELY WHITE HOUSE RUN.

YOU HEAR THE CHANTS, RUN,

SCOTT, RUN.

I CAN SING IT FOR YOU.

WHAT'S THE REACTION WHEN YOU

HEAR THAT?

IT IS HUMBLING.

I APPRECIATE THE FACT THAT

PEOPLE ARE HAPPY WITH WHAT

WE'VE DONE.

THEY WANT PEOPLE WHO WILL

FIGHT FOR THEM AND DELIVER

AND WIN.

David: THERE ARE A LOT

OF BIG STORY LINES HERE AT

C-PAC.

ONE OF THE BIGGEST SURROUNDS

JEB BUSH.

IT LOOKS LIKE HE IS GOING TO

RUN.

BUT HE SUPPORTS

COMPREHENSIVE IMMIGRATION

REFORM.

PLEASE WELCOME TO THE

STAGE, GOVERNOR JEB BUSH.

David: BOTH CHEERS AND

BOOS GREETED HIM AS HE CAME

OUT.

AND A SMALL NUMBER EVEN

WALKED OUT OF THE ROOM.

FOR BUSH, THIS BECAME AN

OPPORTUNITY TO EXPLAIN

HIMSELF TO A SOMEWHAT

SKEPTICAL BASE, ESPECIALLY

ON IMMIGRATION.

THERE IS NO PLAN TO

DEPORT 11 MILLION PEOPLE.

WE SHOULD GIVE THEM A PATH

TO LEGAL STATUS, WHERE THEY

WORK, WHERE THEY DON'T

RECEIVE GOVERNMENT BENEFITS,

WHERE THEY DON'T BREAK THE

LAW.

WHERE THEY LEARN ENGLISH,

AND WHERE HA THEY MAKE A

CONTRIBUTION TO OUR

SOCIETY.

THAT'S WHAT THEY NEED TO BE

FOCUSED ON.

David: AND WHAT ABOUT

A THIRD BUSH RUNNING FOR

PRESIDENT?

OBVIOUSLY, HE IS OUT OF

TOUCH.

YOUR FATHER WAS PRESIDENT

AND YOUR BROTHER WAS

PRESIDENT, AND YOU KIND OF

GET OUT OF TOUCH.

HE HAS THE PERFECT

BALANCE OF EXPERIENCE, AGE,

OUTLOOK, ALSO VERY MUCH

LIKING THE HISPANIC

COMMUNITY, WHICH IS -- I AM

HISPANIC, AND I AM

PARTICULARLY LIKING THAT.

IT IS LIKE WE EITHER GO

WITH THE HILARY BILLARY, OR

WE'RE BACK WITH THE BUSHES.

I THINK THERE WILL BE UPSETS

AND SURPRISES.

David: UPSETS AND

SURPRISES COULD BE COMMON

PLACE IN ONE OF THE LARGEST

REPUBLICAN LINEUPS EVER SEEN

BY THE PARTY'S FAITHFUL.

DAVID BRODY, CBN NEWS, IN

NATIONAL HARBOR, MARYLAND.

Efrem: AND NAGHMEH

ABEDINI SPOKE AT THE C-PAC.

SHE IS TRYING TO APPEAL TO

GOVERNMENT LEADERS ON HER

HUSBAND'S BEHALF.

PASTOR SAEED ABEDINI IS

BEING HELD AS A PRISONER IN

IRAN.

CBN NEWS SPEAK WITH NAGHMEH

THIS WEEKEND ABOUT HER

MEETING WITH THE

AMBASSADOR.

IT WAS A GREAT MEETING

WITH THE AMBASSADOR.

HE WANTED MY FAMILY AND I TO

KNOW THAT SAEED IS A HIGH

PRIORITY, AND THE RELIGIOUS

FREEDOM ASPECT OF IT IS VERY

IMPORTANT TO OUR

GOVERNMENT.

AND THE MEETING WAS TO

DISCUSS WAYS AND EFFORTS ON

GETTING SAEED OUT OF THE

IRANIAN PRISON AND BACK TO

THE U.S. SOIL.

AND THE REASON HE IS THERE

IS BECAUSE OF HIS

CONVERSION, BECAUSE HE IS A

CHRISTIAN.

AND MY ANCESTORS SAID THAT'S

AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR US

TO SEND OUT, TO THE UNITED

STATES OF AMERICA, THAT THIS

IS AN IMPORTANT ISSUE,

GETTING THIS CHRISTIAN

PASTOR OUT, ESPECIALLY NOW

IN THE WORLD, WHERE

CHRISTIANS ARE UNDER INTENSE

PERSECUTION.

Efrem: AND YOU CAN

WATCH NAGHMEH'S FULL

INTERVIEW AT CBNNEWS.COM.

Lori: THE STATE OF

VIRGINIA IS THE ONLY STATE

WITHOUT ANTI-TRAFFICKING

LEGISLATION.

BUT THAT COULD CHANGE BY THE

END OF THIS WEEK, THANKS TO

A NEW BILL.

FOR YEARS, VIRGINIA

PROSECUTORS HAVE CHARGED

TRAFFICKERS WITH OFFENSES

LIKE PANDERING AND

ABDUCTION.

THE NEW LAW MEANS

PROSECUTORS NO LONGER HAVE

TO PROVE FORCE, FRAUD, OR

COERCION WHEN A MINOR IS A

VICTIM OF TRAFFICKING.

CBN NEWS SPOKE WITH ERIC

WALTON ABOUT THE MEASURE.

VIRGINIA IS THE ONLY

STATE IN THE COUNTRY WITHOUT

A HUMAN TRAFFICKING LAW.

FIRST AND FOREMOST THIS BILL

IS SIGNIFICANT BECAUSE IT

FINALLY CRIMINALIZES THE

CRIME OF SEX TRAFFICKING.

IT IS NOW ILLEGAL IN

VIRGINIA.

PROSECUTORS HAVE HAD QUITE A

DIFFICULT TIME GETTING

INDICTMENTS AGAINST TRAGIC

KERS.

TRAFFICKERS.

THEY'VE HAD TO USE A

PATCHWORK OF LEGISLATION.

SO FINALLY WE HAVE A SEX

TRAFFICKING BILL THAT WILL

CRIMINALIZE SEX TRAFFICKING.

Lori: THE GOVERNOR IS

EXPECTED TO SIGN IT BY THE

END OF THE WEEK.

Efrem: IT LOOKS LIKE

INDIANA MAY BE THE FIRST

STATE TO INSTALL BABY BOXES

FOR MOTHERS WHO WANT TO GIVE

UP THEIR NEWBORNS UP TO A

MONTH OLD.

THE BOX WILL BE INSTALLED TO

ALERT AUTHORITIES WHEN A

BABY IS PLACED INSIDE ONE OF

THEM.

THE PERSON WHO PUTS THE BABY

IN ONE OF THESE BOXES WILL

BE PROTECTED FROM

PROSECUTION, AND THE BOXES

ARE LIKE INCUBATORS, SO THE

BABIES WILL BE SAFE.

Lori: IT'S A TINY

MUSLIM NATION THAT YOU CAN

BARELY FIND ON THE MAP.

COMING UP, YOU'LL SEE WHY IT

IS BEING CALLED THE WORLD'S

LARGEST FUNDER OF

TERRORISM.

Efrem: THE TINY

OIL-ORIGINATION OF QATAR IS

SUPPOSED TO BE ONE OF OUR

ALLIES AGAINST TERRORISM.

Lori: BUT IT IS

ACTUALLY SUPPORTING SOME OF

THE GROUPS THAT ARE FIGHTING

IN SYRIA.

ERICK STAKELBECK BRINGS US

THE SHOCKING STORY.

Reporter: APACHE

HELICOPTER, PATRIOT MISSILE

BATTERIES, ANTI-TANK

MISSILES, ALL FOR A TINY

NATION IN THE PERSIAN GULF

THAT YOU CAN BARELY FIND ON

A MAP.

QATAR MAY NOT AND A

HOUSEHOLD NAME FOR MOST

AMERICANS, BUT AS THIS

SUMMER'S HUGE ARM'S DEAL

SHOWS, THEY ARE AMONG THE

OBAMA ADMINISTRATION'S

CLOSEST ALLIES IN THE MIDDLE

EAST. YET QUARTER SAYS COME

UNDER CRITICISM.

SOME HAVE CUT RELATIONS WITH

THE TINY KINGDOM BECAUSE IT

SUPPORTS THE MUSLIM

BROTHERHOOD.

SOME CALLED IT THE LARGEST

FUNDER OF TERROR.

QATAR SUPPORTS HAMAS IN

THREE WAYS: ONE IS

FINANCIALLY.

IT HAS GIVEN HAMAS HUNDREDS

OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.

TWO IS POLITICALLY.

THE RULER OF QATAR WAS THE

FIRST ARAB STATE TO VISIT

HAMAS-RULED GAZA IN 2012.

AND THE THIRD WAY IT

SUPPORTS HAMS I HAMAS IS

PHYSICALLY.

QATAR IS HOST AND HOME TO

HAMAS' POLITICAL

LEADERSHIP.

Efrem: QATAR'S IMIR

URGED THEM TO SHUN ISRAELI

OFFICIALS.

QATAR HAS PLEDGED, OVER

THE LAST DECADE OR SO, OVER

HALF A BILLION DOLLARS TO

HAMAS GOVERNMENTS, HAMAS

INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECT, AND

HAMAS LOYALISTS IN THE GAZA

STRIP.

Reporter: THIS MAN TOLD

CBN NEWS THAT QATAR'S COZY

RELATIONSHIP WITH HAMAS IS

STARTING TO GET ATTENTION.

WE'VE SEEN SOME PUBLIC

STATEMENTS RECENTLY

PARTICULAFROM MIKE ROGERS,

AS WELL AS FROM THE HOUSE

FOREIGN AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN, ED ROYCE, BOTH

RAISING CONCERNS ABOUT

QATAR'S RECORD IN THIS

REGARD.

Reporter: PETER ROSMAN

SENT A LETTER TO THE OBAMA

ADMINISTRATION DEMANDING AN

END TO THE CLIS CLOSE

ALLIANCE WITH QATAR.

IT IS AN INTERNATIONALLY

RECOGNIZED TERRORIST

ORGANIZATION COMMITTED TO

THE DESTRUCTION OF ISRAEL.

THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

MUST EXPLAIN ITS WORKING

PARTNERSHIP WITH A COUNTRY

THAT SO BRAZENLY FUNDS

TERRORISM RIGHT BEFORE OUR

EYES.

DURING ISRAEL'S RECENT WAR

WITH HAMAS, SECRETARY OF

STATE JOHN KERRY DREW HEAVY

CRITICISM FOR PROMOTING

QATAR AS AN HONEST ALLY.

HERE WAS QATAR'S CHANCE

TO SHINE ON THE

INTERNATIONAL STAGE.

WHILE THE WORLD WAS WATCHING

THESE NEGOTIATIONS.

AND QATAR SHOWED ITSELF AS

HAMAS' SUPPORTER RATHER THAN

AN EFFECTIVE MEDIATOR.

Reporter: IT IS NOT THE

FIRST TIME QATAR SERVED AS

MEDIATOR FOR THE

ADMINISTRATION.

MOST RECENTLY IT SECURED THE

CONTROVERSIAL RELEASE OF

U.S. SOLDIER BOWE BERGDAHL

FROM THE TALIBAN.

THE TALIBAN EVEN HAS AN

OFFICE IN DOHA.

AND SO DOES al-JAZEERA,

THE NETWORK THAT IS BEING

ACCUSED OF BEING

ANTI-AMERICA, WHICH IS BASED

IN QATAR.

THE RELATIONSHIP IS

EXTRAORDINARILY CLOSE.

FOR MANY YEARS, THE QATARI

GOVERNMENT WAS SUBSIDIZING

TALIBAN.

Reporter: THE QATARI

GOVERNMENT STRONGLY DENIES

IT.

BUT A TOP OFFICIAL SAID LAST

MARCH THAT SAID WEALTHY

LOCALS THAT LIVE IN QATAR

HAVE BACKED TERRORISTS.

BUT WITH THE QATARIS

APPARENTLY ON BORD WITH THE

FIGHT AGAINST ISIS, AND

QATAR HOSTING A MAJOR AIR

BASE, DON'T EXPECT A CHANGE

IN RELATIONS ANY TIME SOON.

ERICK STAKELBECK, CBN NEWS,

WASHINGTON.

Lori: UP NEXT, A

RUN-AWAY SLAVE WHO ESCAPED

TO FREEDOM SHIPPED INSIDE A

BOX, ALONG WITH A MAN WHO

HELPED MORE THAN 2,000

RUN-AWAY SLAVES FIND THEIR

WAY TO FREEDOM.

Heather: I'M HEATHER

SELLS.

IN THE NEWSROOM, IF WE'RE

NOT WRITING, WE'RE TALKING.

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT THE NEWS

OF THE DAY, AND HOW WE'RE

GOING TO COVER IT.

WE WANT TO INCLUDE YOU,

AND GET YOUR REACTION TO THE

STORIES WE'RE REPORTING.

IT IS WHAT WE'RE TALKING

ABOUT HERE IN THE NEWSROOM,

AND NOW IT IS COMING TO

YOU.

GO AHEAD, TAKE THE TIME

AND READ "NEWSROOM TALK,"

AND TELL US WHAT YOU THINK.

150 YEARS AGO, AFTER A

LONG AND BLOODY CIVIL WAR,

THE 13th AMENDMENT TO THE

CONSTITUTION WAS RADIFIED.

IT ABOLISHED SLAVERY IN THE

UNITED STATES.

Lori: BUT THE BATTLE

FOR FREEDOM BEGAN LONG

BEFORE THAT WITH THE

ABOLITIONIST MOVEMENT.

THOUSANDS OF WOMEN, BLACK

AND WHITE, RISKED EVERYTHING

TO SET PEOPLE FREE.

CHARLENE AARON HAS THAT

STORY.

Reporter: MARCH 30th,

1849, A BOX ARRIVES IN

PHILADELPHIA WITH FUGITIVE

SLAVE HENRY BROWN INSIDE.

SHIPPED FROM VIRGINIA, HE

ESCAPED WITH HELP FROM MEN

ON BOTH SIDES OF THE RACIAL

DIVIDE.

THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD

WAS COLLABORATIVE.

YOU NEEDED BLACKS AND WHITES

WORKING JOINTLY TOGETHER TO

HELP PEOPLE ESCAPE FROM

SLAVERY.

PEOPLE HAVE SEEN THE

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AS THE

FIRST INTEGRATED RESISTANCE

MOVEMENT.

Reporter: ANYONE

INVOLVED FACED GREAT RISK,

AND IF CAUGHT, SLAVES WERE

SEVERELY BEATEN, AND IN SOME

CASES, EXECUTED.

FREE BLACKS WERE SOLD INTO

SLAVERY.

IN THE CASE OF HENRY BOX

BROWN, HE GOT AWAY.

BUT THE WHITE MAN WHO HELPED

HIM SERVED OVER SEVEN YEARS

IN THE RICHMOND

PENITENTIARY.

IF YOU ASSISTED SOMEONE

TO ESCAPE FROM THE

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD AND YOU

WERE WHITE, WERE YOU SEEN AS

A FAR GREATER THREAT THAN A

FREE BLACK OR AN ENSLAVED

PERSON.

SO THE PUNISHMENT WAS

EXTREMELY SEVERE.

IN 1850 AND 1860, YOU CAN

LOOK AT THE CENSUS RECORDS

AND SEE HOW MANY PEOPLE WERE

IN VIRGINIA PENITENTIARY

WITH THE CHARGE THEY WERE

HELPING SOMEONE TRY TO

ESCAPE.

Reporter: BUT MANY WERE

WILLING TO TAKE THE RISK,

ESPECIALLY AT THE

ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY IN

PHILADELPHIA.

IT WAS A KEY LOCATION IN THE

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD.

MOST FUGITIVE SLAVES CAME

FROM THE UPPER SOUTH,

PARTICULARLY VIRGINIA AND

MARYLAND.

THE ANTI-SLAVERY SOCIETY WAS

FOUNDED IN 1775, WITH

MEMBERS OF BOTH RACES.

BY 1838, THEY HAD THEIR OWN

BUILDING, BUT IT WAS BURNED

TO THE GROUND AFTER JU JUST

THREE DAYS, FORCING THEM TO

GO UNDERCOVER.

WILLIAM STILL KEPT THE

RECORDS IN A BOOK.

HE GIVES THE EXAMPLES OF

FUGITIVES GETTING HELP IN

THE FORM OF HOMES, JOB

TRAINING, MONEY, AND EVEN

CLOTHING.

BY THE 1830s, THE

NORTHERN FACTORIES WERE

PUMPING OUT A TYPE OF CLOTH

THAT WAS USED IN SLAVE

CLOTHING.

SO YOU WERE ACTUALLY BRANDED

BY THE CLOTHING YOU HAD.

SO ONE OF THE FIRST THINGS

YOU WANTED TO DO ONCE YOU

GOT TO THE NORTH WAS CHANGE

YOUR CLOTHES.

Reporter: ABIGAIL

GOODWIN DONATED HER BEST

CLOTHES.

HER SISTER HAS OFTEN SAID

THAT FEW BEGGERS CAME TO OUR

DOORS WHO'S GARMENTS WERE SO

WORN AND FOR LORN FORLORNED

AND PATCHED UP AS ABBEY'S.

ORIGINALLY THEY CALLED

THEMSELVES SEEKER OF THE

LIGHT.

BUT THEY WERE GIVEN THE NAME

"QUAKER" BECAUSE IT WAS SAID

THEY TREMBLED AT THE WORD OF

GOD.

HE CAME TO THE BELIEF

THERE WAS THAT OF GOD IN

EVERY PERSON.

THAT'S THE WORDING HE USED,

THERE IS THAT OF GOD IN

EVERY MAN.

Reporter: QUAKERS

SIGNED THE FIRST

ANTI-SLAVERY RESOLUTION IN

THE AMERICAN COLONIES.

THE MOST IMPORTANT THING

ABOUT QUAKERS IS YOU LIVE

YOUR VALUES.

AND THEY TRIED TO DO THAT IN

EVERY ASPECT OF THEIR LIVES,

WHETHER IT WAS BUYING

PRODUCE THAT WAS NOT MADE,

GROWN, OR CREATED BY

ENSLAVED PEOPLE.

WHETHER IT WAS WEARING

GARMENTS THAT WERE NOT

PRODUCED FROM COTTON.

Reporter: THIS IS THE

MEETING HOUSE BUILT IN

1785.

JUST 20 SQUARE FEET, IT IS

PRESUMABLY THE SMALLEST

BRICK HOUSE OF WORSHIP IN

AMERICA.

BUT THE BIBLE SAYS, "DESPISE

NOT SMALL BEGINNINGS FOR THE

LORD REJOICES TO SEE THE

WORK BEGIN."

THIS WAS A PREPARATIVE

MEETING, WHICH MEANT THIS IS

WHERE PEOPLE CAME WEEKLY FOR

THEIR WORSHIP.

Reporter: IN THE ATTIC,

WHERE CHILDREN MET FOR

SUNDAY SCHOOL, IS A HIDING

PLACE FOR RUN-AWAY SLAVES.

HARRIET TOBMAN IS TENDENCY

TO HAVE STAYED HERE.

GARRETT HELPED OVER 2,000

RUN-AWAY SLAVES MAKE THEIR

WAY TO FREEDOM.

FINED HEAVILY, HIS HOME WAS

PUT UP FOR AUCTION.

THE SHERIFF SAID, "THOMAS, I

HOPE YOU WILL NEVER BE

CAUGHT AT THIS AGAIN."

GARRETT'S REPLY WAS TYPICAL

OF MOST AGENTS IN THE

UNDERGROUND RAILROAD:

"FRIEND, I HAVEN'T A DOLLAR

IN THE WORLD, BUT IF THEE

KNOWS A FUGITIVE WHO NEEDS

BREAKFAST, SEND HIM TO ME."

CHARLENE AARON, CBN NEWS.

Lori: FINALLY TODAY,

"JERUSALEM DATELINE" WAS

HONORED AT THIS YEAR'S

NATIONAL RELIGIOUS

BROADCASTERS' CONVENTION.

Efrem: IT RECEIVED THE

2014 AWARD FOR BEST CBN

BROADCASTING.

CHRIS MITCHELL ACCEPTED THE

AWARD AND TOLD THE AUDIENCE

WHAT MAKES "JERUSALEM

DATELINE" UNIQUE.

WE LIKE TO TELL A SIDE OF

ISRAEL THAT MANY IN THE

MEDIA DON'T TELL.

WE TELL A STORY ABOUT ISRAEL

THAT IS A LIGHT TO THE

NATIONS.

AND THAT IS AFFIRMING

ANCIENT ISRAEL, AND MODERN

ISRAEL THROUGH TECHNOLOGICAL

BREAK THROUGHS, AND IT IS

REALLY A LIGHT TO THE

NATIONS.

IT IS A LIGHT TO THE

NATIONS, MANY OF THE NATIONS

THAT ARE SURROUNDED BY

ENEMIES THAT WANT TO DESTROY

IT.

AND YET IT KEEPS PLOTTING

ALONG.

SO WE LIKE TO TELL THAT

STORY.

Efrem: THAT WAS IN

NASHVILLE THIS YEAR, WHERE

THE CONVENTION WAS HELD.

Lori: THAT'S IT FOR NOW

ON CBN "NEWSWATCH."

YOU CAN FIND MORE OF OUR

EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE OF THE

ISSUES YOU CARE MOST ABOUT

AT CBNNEWS.COM.

Efrem: WE WANT TO HEAR

WHAT YOU THINK ABOUT THE

STORIES YOU'VE SEEN HERE

TODAY.

YOU CAN DO IT AT Facebook

OR AT CBN NEWS ON TWITTER.

HAVE A MARVELOUS MONDAY,

EVERYBODY.

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