Sarah Schweinsberg

Sarah is a reporter for WORLD Radio.

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Liberty and justice for all

Religious Liberty | Will religious liberty survive?
by Marvin Olasky & Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 11/21/19, 01:39 pm

Four years ago the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in favor of same-sex marriage. Despite the closeness of the vote and faulty reasoning in the majority decision, that battle (unlike the 47-year battle concerning abortion) seems to be over—for now. 

Persevering pro-life counselors outside abortion businesses contribute to some last-minute changes of heart, but pro-Biblical-marriage counselors are not standing outside city halls and wedding chapels pleading with same-sex couples about to make their vows.

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A Heart Mountain reunion

History | Formerly interned Japanese Americans gather 75 years after the Supreme Court decision that ended their exile 
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 11/21/19, 12:41 pm

The holiday season is a time for extended family reunions. A huge one came earlier this year for Japanese Americans smiling and embracing in the Holiday Inn lobby here. From the lobby’s leather couch, 90-year-old Bacon Sakatani gazed at the gathering from under bushy gray eyebrows and a Korean War veteran’s cap. His wrinkled skin, stretched over high cheekbones, crinkled with the smile of a thankful grandfather watching his loved ones gather.

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A boy’s big idea

Movie | A famine and science education test a father-son relationship in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
by Sarah Schweinsberg
Posted 2/28/19, 03:33 pm

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind tells the true story of a Christian family living in the African nation of Malawi in 2001. British actor Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave) wrote and stars in the Netflix film and also directed it on location in Malawi in just 37 days.

Trywell Kamkwamba (Ejiofor) and his wife are farmers and Christian leaders in their small Malawian village. While the couple is poor, they value education and spend precious funds to send their 14-year-old son William (Maxwell Simba) to school.

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