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Last week, nearly 2 million Hong Kong residents gathered to protest a newly proposed extradition bill. Helen Raleigh, senior writer at the Federalist, joins the show to explain the current extradition agreements held between Hong Kong and China, why so many in Hong Kong are angry about the bill and how the extradition bill, if passed, would threaten Hong Kong's rule of law. After that, Acton's Trey Dimsdale is joined by Anne Rathbone Bradley, affiliate scholar of economics at Acton, and Adam MacLeod, professor of law at Faulkner University. Together, they break down Kisor v. Wilkie, a case currently pending in the Supreme Court.


Check out additional resources for this podcast:

If Hong Kong Passes Extradition Bill, The Freest City In Asia Will Slowly Die

The Example of Hong Kong

How Christianity Is Helping Keep Hong Kong’s Stunning Protests A Peaceful Beacon To The World

Masks, cash and apps: How Hong Kong’s protesters find ways to outwit the surveillance state

A draft bill would allow Hong Kong to hand suspects to China’s police

The Boring Supreme Court Case That Could Help Make America Great Again

Preview of Oral Arguments in Kisor v. Wilkie

Kisor v. Wilkie [SCOTUSbrief]: Short video featuring Adam White

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