Recap Of The Second Presidential Debate, Does The Government Over-Regulate America’s Children?

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The popular proverb says it takes a village to raise a child– we talk to an author that disagrees. We find out why some are calling for less regulation when it comes to our nation’s young people. Next, after a historic weekend in politics, we get a recap of the second televised debate, and find out what the events of this weekend might mean for our nation’s future.

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Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Amanda Magnus Producer
  • Haleema Shah Producer
  • Lilly Goren Guest
  • Abby W. Schachter Guest

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