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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Magnificat San Diego

(November 16, 2013) Dr J is the speaker at the San Diego Catholic Women's Magnificat Breakfast. She gave a talk on "Healing the 21st Century Family" and her own testimony encompassing family, the sexual revolution, economics, marriage, and healing.

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Argument Club for Women: Dr J & Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman

(October 1, 2013) Dr J travels to the Twin Cities to participate in a debate sponsored by the Argument Club for Women. Up for discussion: "Is Opposition to Same-Sex Marriage a Form of Bigotry?" I bet you can guess which side Dr J is arguing. On the other side is Rabbi Marcia Zimmerman, senior rabbi at Temple Israel of Minneapolis. Dr. Deborah Savage, co-founder of the Siena Symposium, moderates. The debate will start around 9 minutes 40 seconds--there's a bit of an explanation about what the ACW does first.

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"Understanding Same-Sex Parenting Studies" ~ Dr. Mark Regnerus @ ITAF '13

(June 1, 2013) Welcome to ITAF! It Takes a Family to Raise a Village is Ruth Institute's annual student conference. Up next is Dr. Mark Regnerus's second talk, "Understanding Same-Sex Parenting Studies." Q&A session is available on the Ruth Refuge.

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Also check out Mark's first lecture, "Pre-Marital Sex in America: The Social Science Evidence on Why Hooking Up Doesn't Make People Happy;" its Q&A is available on the Ruth Refuge.

 



"Pre-Marital Sex in America: The Social Science Evidence on Why Hooking Up Doesn't Make People Happy" ~ Dr. Mark Regnerus @ ITAF '13

(May 31, 2013) Welcome to ITAF, Ruth Institute's annual student conference! We're in the midst of podcasting the lectures from the event. Up next is Dr. Mark Regnerus's talk, "Pre-Marital Sex in America: The Social Science Evidence on Why Hooking Up Doesn't Make People Happy." Q&A session is available on our Ruth Refuge.

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Family and Citizenship

(April 12, 2013) Dr J travels to Grove City, Pennsylvania, to speak at Grove City College's Vision & Values Conference on The Government's Duty to Marriage. She also takes questions after the talk--check out our Ruth Refuge for those.

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Catholic Cyclone student retreat

(February 17, 2013) Dr J's in Iowa at the moment; this is her talk to a group of Catholic students from Iowa State. They discussed marriage, family, careers, and children, among other things. Dr J also took questions afterward--check out the Ruth Refuge podcasts for the Q&A part of the session.

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The Ruth Institute is gearing up for its annual conference, It Takes a Family to Raise a Village, in San Diego. This year's conference runs from May 30 to June 3. Application deadline is March 15. To find out more and to apply, visit www.ruthinstitute.org/ITAF13.

 



Dr J & Austin Muck on "A Closer Look"

(October 10, 2012) Dr. J and Austin Muck, are guests of Sheila Liaugminas on Relevant Radio's "A Closer Look." They're discussing the essential public purpose of marriage--why government is involved in the institution at all. Austin interned at the Ruth Institute as part of the Alliance Defending Freedom's Blackstone Legal Fellowship.

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Dr J & Dr Gary Gates @ UCLA

(August 29, 2012) Dr J and Dr Gary Gates participate in a debate on the definition of marriage at UCLA. Dr. J, of course, is founding president of the Ruth Institute; Dr. Gates is a research associate at the Williams Institute at UCLA, a public policy research organization. The event was sponsored by the school's Federalist Society. Hang on for the Q&A afterward, too.

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Dr J & Christine Sun @ the University of Arkansas

(February 9, 2012) In this debate at the University of Arkansas Little Rock, Dr J and Christine Sun ponder the definition of marriage. Dr J, of course, is founding president of the Ruth Institute; Christine Sun is Deputy Legal Director at the Southern Poverty Law Center. The debate includes a long Q&A before closing statements.

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Dr J & Mitchell Katine @ the University of Houston

(February 7, 2012) In this debate at the University of Houston, cohosted by the Federalist Society and Outlaw, Dr J squares off against Mitchell Katine over the definition of marriage. Dr J, of course, is founding president of the Ruth Institute. Mitchell Katine was the local attorney for John Lawrence of the Lawrence v Texas decision, which overturned all sodomy statutes in the U.S.

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