Podcasts

Welcome to the Ruth Institute podcast page! This is one of my favorite places on the entire site! Here we've collected recordings of my speeches, interviews, and other programs for you to enjoy. Some of these podcasts are from live lecture halls, speeches or rallies. Others are from radio interviews. In all cases, you receive the benefit of the Ruth Institute knowledge and experience on all issues relating to the Sexual Revolution.

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AUDIO: The Recovery of Family Life: Political Scientist Talks About Protecting the Family

Scott Yenor earned his Ph.D. at Loyola University Chicago. He now is a professor of political science at Boise State University and is a Washington Fellow at the Claremont Institute's Center for the American Way of Life.

Scott lives near Boise with his wife, Amy. They have five kids, one out of college and married, two in college, one senior in high school, and a sixth grader. Scott is also chairman of the board at a classical Christian school, the Ambrose School, which is in Meridian, Idaho.

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Scott has written two books on the family: Family Politics: The Idea of Marriage in Modern Political Thought (Baylor 2010) and The Recovery of Family Life: Exposing the Limits of Modern Ideologies (Baylor 2020).

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What's the Big Deal?

(January 28, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing Twitter, PornHub, libertine sexual mores, predation, selective outrage, and more.

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Exposing the new gender language lunacy

(January 25, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Molly Smith on Salem Radio's "From the Median." They're discussing the diocese of Lansing's policy on gender identity, which is a counterpoint to the policies recently enacted in other areas, including the public education system in Virginia. They also touch on the importance of calling out good behavior, positive and negative peer pressure, unassailable insurance directives, language control, and female erasure.

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AUDIO: A Christian Approach to Psychotherapy

Dr Suzanne Baars is a licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist in Irving, Texas, where she operates her private practice, In His Image Christian Counseling. Sue has worked extensively in the field of counseling since 1986 in both hospital and outpatient settings, and focuses her work on the integration of the Christian anthropology of St. Thomas Aquinas with the treatment of a variety of emotional & spiritual problems, among them Emotional Deprivation Disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder and scrupulosity. She is also a popular presenter at Catholic conferences around the country and has been a frequent guest on EWTN’s Women of Grace. She often presents the work of her late father, psychiatrist and author Conrad Baars, a pioneer in the field of Catholic psychology. Sue cites the cultural erosion of the family as the root of the lack of affirmation from which many people in our time suffer.

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Some of Sue’s lecture series include: Made in His Image: Healing and Wholeness for Living the Affirming Life (4 CDs) and The Abode of Love: Developing the Heart (10 CDs). She and a colleague edited a collection of Dr. Baars’ articles and monographs related to the priesthood entitled, I Will Give Them a New Heart: Reflections on the Priesthood and the Renewal of the Church.

Sue has been on the faculty of the Institute for Priestly Formation almost every summer since 2008, where she teaches diocesan seminarians. She is a Past President of the Catholic Psychotherapy Association and holds a doctorate in Family Therapy from Texas Woman’s University.

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Diocese of Lansing: Proactive Compassion

(January 21, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing the diocese of Lansing's policy on gender identity, which is a counterpoint to the policies recently enacted in other areas, including the public education system in Virginia.

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Red Mass on the Sexual Revolution

(January 19, 2021) Dr J was invited to speak at the annual "Red Mass" held for the Catholic Lawyers' Guild of the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska. Her topic is the sexual revolution, its impacts on individuals and the culture, and the way forward.

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Dr J also composed a resource list to go with the talk, available here.


AUDIO: Forced Abortions Really Happen. Why Do We Never Hear About Them?

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.

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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.

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Transgenderism & Children

(January 14, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing the rights of children, transgenderism, and how to provide the healthy response to toxic ideologies regarding sex, gender, and family.

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AUDIO: What Happens When We Start Disrespecting Family?

Louisiana priest Father Shenan J. Boquet travels around the world spreading the Gospel of Life as president of Human Life International. Having journeyed over a million miles to more than 87 countries, Father Boquet has given numerous talks at conferences and symposia in the United States and around the world on issues ranging from the dignity of the human person and the nature of marriage to social justice and moral theology.

Father Boquet has appeared on EWTN television and radio shows, Catholic Answers Live, Ave Maria Radio, Vatican Radio, as well as a number of local Catholic radio programs in the U.S. and in other international media outlets. His writings have appeared in numerous publications such as: LifeSiteNews, LifeNews, Catholic Exchange, CNSNews, Catholic Lane, Catholic Online, Crux, Legatus, and The Wanderer. Father Boquet’s weekly newsletter, “Spirit and Life,” goes online Mondays at ww.HLI.org.

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2021: the Year of TRuth

(January 7, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing the nature of truth, how humans gravitate toward double standards, the darkness of totalitarianism, and the reality of oligarchy.

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