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December 19th, 2013
06:34 PM ET

"Duck Dynasty" star's comments spark outrage and suspension

Brooke Baldwin sits down with a CNN panel including:  Don Lemon, Marc Lamont Hill, and Ben Ferguson to discuss the "Duck Dynasty" star's controversial remarks on homosexuality and race.

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December 19th, 2013
05:50 PM ET

"Duck" Debate: Bigotry vs. Belief

CNN's Brooke Baldwin speaks to Albert Mohler, the President of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Wilson Cruz, the National Spokesperson for GLADD, about the "Duck Dynasty" star's controversial statements and the role religion played in his remarks.

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December 19th, 2013
01:16 PM ET

'Duck Dynasty' star's controversial remarks: free speech or bigotry?

Phil Robertson, A&E's 'Duck Dynasty' patriarch and self-proclaimed Bible-thumper made some controversial remarks in an interview with GQ magazine where he compared homosexuality to bestality. In response, A&E has put the reality star on indefinite suspension.' Carol sat down with Russell Moore from The Southern Baptist Liberty Convention and Michelangelo Signorele, editor-at-large at Huffington Post Gay Voices to answer the the question, was this hate speech or free speech?

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December 19th, 2013
06:18 AM ET

Could Dennis Rodman assist with the release of Kenneth Bae?

Dennis Rodman arrived in North Korea for his third visit this morning. Because he is the only American who has been granted access to leader of DPRK, Kim Jong Un, the family of detained American Kenneth Bae's is urging Rodman to use his friendship and celebritydom to encourage the release of Bae.

But could it be just the opposite– that Rodman has used Bae to reignite his image?

On May 7, Dennis Rodman tweeted: "I'm calling on the Supreme Leader of North Korea or as I call him 'Kim', to do me a solid and cut Kenneth Bae loose."

But in the months that followed, he has repeatedly told media he is not an American diplomat, but simply a friend and basketball fan.

Carol spoke with Terri Chung, Bae's sister, about the potential role Rodman could play in his release.

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