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Welcome to our newest project. The Dr. J Show is a weekly broadcast with an interview segment that features some of the foremost leaders and thinkers on issues relating to marriage, family and human sexuality. New episodes come out every Friday; catch them here or over at our YouTube channel.
Posted on: Friday, March 19, 2021
Eric Scheidler is the executive director of the Pro-Life Action League, founded in 1980 by his father, veteran pro-life leader Joe Scheidler. The League recruits, equips and trains pro-life Americans to put their convictions into action at the grassroots level through peaceful direct action. Under Eric’s leadership, the League’s headquarters city of Chicago has become “ground zero” for pro-life activism nationally.
Take part in the Pro-Life Action League's event on Good Friday, April 2, the Way of the Cross for Victims of Abortion. This is an annual nationwide prayer vigil and a "springtime rebirth" of the national public witness against abortion as the pandemic recedes.
Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2021
Peter Wolfgang joined the Family Institute of Connecticut as Director of Public Policy in 2004 and became Executive Director in 2007. Peter holds a Juris Doctorate from University of Connecticut School of Law and is a member of the Connecticut Bar. He also has a Bachelors Degree in International Studies from The American University in Washington, D.C.
Peter was born and raised in Manchester, CT. He and his wife, Leslie, live in Waterbury with their seven children.
Family Institute of Connecticut: ctfamily.org
Posted on: Friday, January 15, 2021
Attorney Catherine Glenn Foster serves as President and CEO of Americans United for Life. AUL’s legal strategists have been involved in every pro-life case before the U.S. Supreme Court since Roe v. Wade. Under Foster’s leadership, AUL pursues and refines a mother-child strategy that looks at the interests and vulnerabilities of both, protecting them from abortion industry abuses.
Foster has litigated precedent-setting constitutional questions, abortion and maternal health, health and safety regulations, euthanasia and assisted suicide, denial of medical care, First Amendment rights, genetic engineering issues, the Freedom of Information Act, and more.
Foster has testified before and advised the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce Select Investigative Panel and Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations, and other federal and state bodies and representatives. She and her award-winning work have appeared extensively in national media.
Foster spent seven years as litigation counsel with Alliance Defending Freedom. She then founded a law practice focusing on respect for the sanctity of innocent human life. She also led Euthanasia Prevention Coalition USA as Executive Director.
Foster serves on the boards of And Then There Were None, Christian Legal Society D.C. Metro Chapter, and Rockville Women’s Center, as well as on the advisory board of the Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity.
Foster earned her J.D. at Georgetown University Law Center and also holds an M.A. in French from the University of South Florida, and a B.A. in History and French from Berry College.
Foster is admitted to the bar in Virginia and Washington D.C., as well as the U.S. Supreme Court; the U.S. Courts of Appeals for the 1st, 5th, 8th, and 9th Circuits; and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. She is an inaugural member of the Federalist Society Founders Club, Senior Fellow in Legal Policy at the Charlotte Lozier Institute, and a fellow with the James Wilson Institute on Natural Rights and the American Founding.
Posted on: Friday, November 13, 2020
The pro-abortion legal team behind Roe built their case around the work of a particular scholar. The problem? He faked the science and made the numbers up. There weren't thousands of women dying of "coat hanger" abortions. They just needed you to believe there were. Roe v Wade was forced with fake science.
Dr. Hilgers is a Senior Medical Consultant in Obstetrics, Gynecology, Reproductive Medicine and Surgery at the Saint Paul VI Institute and is a Clinical Professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at Creighton University School of Medicine. He is Director of the Institute’s Academic Programs and its National Center for Procreative Health. He is board certified in obstetrics, and gynecology, gynecologic laser surgery and is a member of the Society of Reproductive Surgeons and the Society of Procreative Surgeons. He is the author of or contributor to hundreds of books, articles, and videos. He has also been the recipient of 17 special recognition awards and 7 research awards. He is the recipient of 3 honorary doctorates and was named the Physician of the Year by the Nebraska Family Council.
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Posted on: Friday, October 16, 2020
Angela Lanfranchi, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a breast cancer surgeon who practiced 33 years in New Jersey (1984-2017). A graduate of Georgetown School of Medicine, she is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and certified by the American Board of Surgery. She was surgical co-director of the Sanofi Breast Care Center at the Steeplechase Cancer Center in Somerville, New Jersey for 10 years.
Dr Lanfranchi is co-founder and president of the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute, www.bcpinstitute.org, a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable corporation that has as its mission to educate lay and professional communities in the methods of risk reduction and prevention of breast cancer through research, publications, and lectures.
She was named a Castle Connelly Medical Ltd. New Jersey “Top Doc” for Women’s Health in Breast Surgery for the last 10 years she practiced. She is the published author of articles on the physiology and epidemiology of abortion breast cancer and hormonal contraceptive risks and informed consent. In her work with the Breast Cancer Prevention Institute over the past 20 years, she has traveled nationally and internationally to Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Europe, China, Korea, India and South Africa, speaking at medical schools, hospitals, universities, cancer organizations, local and national governmental bodies and the United Nations about breast cancer risks, including its association with induced abortion and hormonal contraceptives.
Posted on: Friday, July 03, 2020
Walter B. Hoye II is both Founder and President of the Issues4Life Foundation, the California Civil Rights Foundation, Founder of the Frederick Douglass Foundation of California, co-founder and Executive Member of the National Black Pro-Life Coalition, a Board Member of The Morning Center (providing free full-service maternity care for women in urban and under-served areas), a published author (Leadership from the IN|SIDE Out), a board member of The Ruth Institute, a full-time pro-life activist, and a leadership consultant.
As a young man Walter played football at Michigan State University, where he graduated with a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Sociology in 1980. On Tuesday, January 12th, 1982 Walter was licensed to preach the gospel by the Calvary Baptist Church in San Diego, California. Walter graduated from the United States International University, now Alliant International University, with a Master's degree in Business Administration in 1983.
In 1984, God used the premature birth of his firstborn son (six months, 2.1 pounds) to teach Rev. Hoye that the preborn is a person, a living & breathing human being.
On Sunday, April 23rd, 1989 Walter was ordained a Baptist preacher by Pastor Dr. S.M. Lockridge. From 1984 to 1987 Walter served as Minister of Christian Education at the St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Oceanside, California. From 1987 to 1991, Walter served as Assistant to the Pastor and Director of the Youth Department at the Greater Faith Baptist Church in Stockton, California. From 1991 to 2010, Walter served as the Executive Elder of the Progressive Missionary Baptist Church of Berkeley.
In May of 2010, Walter resigned to work full-time in the Pro-Life movement. He was asked to join a group of pro-life sidewalk counselors, to pray and give out literature to women on their way to the entrance of an abortuary. His ministry blossomed so much that the abortuary lost a great deal of business, and they complained to the Oakland authorities, who literally created a law just to put Rev. Hoye in jail. Though in court Rev. Hoye and his attorney from Life Legal Defense proved both that Walter did absolutely nothing illegal and that the only witness against him blatantly lied, the pro-abortion judge made sure Rev. Hoye unjustly went to jail, which he did. The judge, in fact, sought to sentence Walter to four *years* in jail for standing on a public sidewalk, but could not because of a legal technicality.
Walter leads the Oakland pro-life march, he competes in the San Francisco Marathon and catches an NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB game whenever he can.
Posted on: Friday, March 20, 2020
This week our podcast has three brief interviews from pro-life leaders at the Greater Cleveland Right to Life's "Bringing America Back to Life" Convention, held March 6th and 7th.
Communication expert Dr. Christine M. Bacon, Ph.D., is an author, international speaker, trainer and radio talk-show host of "Breakfast with Bacon: The Relationship Doctor." Her latest book is "The Super Couple: A Formula for Extreme Happiness in Marriage." Dr Bacon is president of CMB Communication, and is sought-after relationship coach who works with couples seeking to reconcile. She is most passionate about teaching the skills of reconciliation in those relationships deemed “hopeless” or irreconcilable. Dr. Bacon received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Interpersonal communication from Regent University and her B.A. in Communication from Old Dominion University.
Attorney Jeffrey Barefoot is the founder and President of Ressourcement, which specializes in financial planning. He is a graduate of Miami University (Oxford) and the University of Toledo College Of Law. Jeffrey has spoken on money management to over 100 organizations through the U.S. and Europe. He is also the Board President of Greater Toledo-Area Right to Life. And, he heads up The Strategic Policy Committee for The Right To Life Action Coalition of Ohio (RTLACO). In his college years, he converted to Christ from Unitarianism, and thirty years later he joined the Catholic church. He is the father of three adult children and two grandchildren.
Personhood Alliance president Gualberto Garcia Jones is an attorney who began pro-life activism in college. Mr. Garcia Jones is the Executive Director of the International Human Rights Group, serving for the past ten years as a legal expert on human rights issues for various organizations around the world. He has drafted dozens of legislative proposals and testified before U.S. federal and state governments. Mr. Garcia Jones has written and submitted legal briefs for cases before numerous courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court and the Constitutional Court of Colombia. Gualberto was born in Spain and emigrated to the United States. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a double major in history and political science and received his law degree from The George Washington University School of Law. He has clerked for District Court judges and worked on the staff of U.S. senators.
Posted on: Friday, January 24, 2020
Father Sullins has released a brand new study about the affect of abortion on wanted pregnancies. This type of abortion almost never gets spoken about, and many will tell you it doesn't exist. Are wanted children aborted? Why? What happens to the would-be mothers? Learn it all here.
Fr Paul Sullins, Ph.D., is senior research associate at the Ruth Institute, and his list of writings stretches past all of our arms. He's our guest this week to offer insights from his brand new research.
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