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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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Posted on: Friday, December 11, 2020
Is it legal to restrict licensed individuals from pursuing their client's therapy goals?
Mat Staver is Founder of Liberty Counsel, which defends religious freedom in cases across the nation. He is also Chairman of the National Pro-life Center, Freedom Federation, Salt & Light Council, and the National House of Hope. He serves as Vice President of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, and was Vice President of Liberty University, as well as a former Dean and law professor.
Mat has over 300 published legal opinions. He authored eight scholarly law review publications, and many books and publications. He is a frequent guest on many international and national television and radio programs and has been interviewed for thousands of media sources.
Mat has filed numerous briefs and argued in many federal and state courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. He has argued two landmark cases before SCOTUS: Madsen v. Women's Health Center, and, McCreary County v. ACLU of Kentucky.
Prior to law school, Mat pastored several churches.
In Otto v. City of Boca Raton, therapist Robert Otto sued the city for the right to talk with clients about their feelings of sexual attraction, the impact of those feelings, and strategies for improving the quality of their lives. The City of Boca Raton had passed an ordinance criminalizing “conversion therapy,” or “reparative therapy,” or, Sexual Orientation Change Efforts.
It is simply not true that sexual orientation is an immutable trait. There is no "gay gene." But if the Sexual Revolutionaries can convince people that gay is like being black, then they can apply anti-discrimination law to sexual behavior.
The scientific fact is that there are numerous ways into an LGBT lifestyle, and there are numerous ways out. The Dr J Show has featured many people who left the "gay" lifestyle, happily.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit agreed with Mat Staver that this particular form of speech must not be banned.
Topics discussed in this episode include:
Posted on: Friday, November 06, 2020
What do you do with research that doesn't match your opinion? You demonize it, of course. That shows how tolerant you are.
Dr. Mark Regnerus is a professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and a senior fellow at the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture. The author of 40 articles in peer-reviewed journals, his research and scholarly essays have appeared in media outlets as diverse as Slate and First Things.
Dr. Regnerus' books include The Future of Christian Marriage (2020), Cheap Sex: The Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy (2017), Premarital Sex In America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think About Marrying (2011), and Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion In The Lives of American Teenagers (2006). He and his wife Deeann have three children.
Topics discussed in this episode of the Dr. J Show include
Posted on: Monday, October 26, 2020
Fr. Paul Sullins is once again a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show on Relevant Radio. They're discussing rising acceptance and support of same-sex marriage among Americans. The percentage of non-straight Americans is also rising.
Posted on: Friday, October 09, 2020
Amazon banned this book, so we wanted to talk to the author and find out what was more important than the right to press.
Brian Camenker has been the Director of Mass Resistance from its founding. A leading pro-family activist organization, MassResistance provides the information and guidance people need to confront assaults on the traditional family, school children, and the moral foundation of society. Based in Massachusetts, they have supporters and activists in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and several foreign countries.
Brian Camenker has been interviewed by American Family Radio (with Sandy Rios, Janet Mefferd, Bryan Fischer, Charlie Butts), Michael Brown (Line of Fire), Cherilyn Bacon Eagar (Red State Talk Radio), RoadKill Radio (British Columbia), and dozens of other radio shows, TV stations, and newspapers around the world. The organization's articles have appeared in American Thinker, Salvo Magazine, BarbWire, LifeSiteNews, The Massachusetts News, and The Jewish Advocate. In earlier years (when the mainstream media still reported on these issues) we were featured in the NBC Nightly News, CNN, CBS, ABC Evening News, MSNBC, National Public Radio, New York Times, and Fox News (O’Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes, and America’s Newsroom with Megyn Kelly).
More about MassResistance below the cut.
MassResistance was founded in 1995 as Parents’ Rights Coalition. Since we were in the first state to see homosexual activism in the schools and “gay marriage,” we thoroughly understood the threat of sexual radicalism, curtailed freedom of speech, uneven application of the law, judicial activism, and post-constitutional government. We adopted the name MassResistance in 2006 when our role as the true resistance to tyrannical government became clear.
Boston Herald columnist Howie Carr once described us as a “hardcore pro-family group.” We cover issues and events other conservative groups are afraid to touch. We don’t compromise with the Left. We provide analysis so the average person understands what’s really happening. And we give citizens and activists everywhere the tools and strategy to effectively confront the anti-family forces against them.
In contrast, rather than being truthful and confrontational, too many pro-family groups want to be seen as “reasonable" and “not extreme." They tend to "fight" by writing commentary, re-posting shocking articles, and putting up a polite opposition to the latest left-wing lunacy. So they don't accomplish much.
But MassResistance focuses on exposing the harsh truths. Our two published books provide examples: In 2011 we exposed former Governor Mitt Romney’s soft record towards homosexuality, along with his unconstitutional implementation of “gay marriage.” In 2017, we published The Health Hazards of Homosexuality, which has been called a tour de force by the president of the American College of Pediatricians.
Posted on: Friday, February 28, 2020
This week we offer the powerful testimony of Paul Darrow, a victim of the Sexual Revolution whose transformed life has given hope to many entangled in same-sex attraction.
Paul moved to Manhattan immediately after graduating college and became an international fashion model, a pleasure-seeker, and an atheist. His former hedonistic life, glamorous career, and ties to high society have provided him with invaluable insight into today’s alternative lifestyles. But Jesus changed his life forever. Shortly after converting to Catholicism, Paul was surprised to find himself being filmed as a subject for the award-winning movie Desire of the Everlasting Hills, which won the JP2 Film Festival Award. Paul's conversion story is so powerful that he was invited to speak at the Angelicum in Rome, where he pleaded with Cardinals and other clergy to defend and propagate the teachings of the Catholic Church on homosexuality. That is where Dr J met him!
Paul has appeared on EWTN and is a frequent guest on talk radio from coast to coast. Whether giving presentations to high school and college students, priests, seminarians, penitentiary inmates or Catholic groups across the U.S. and in Europe, Paul shares his unusual testimony in order to be a living example that God’s grace is more powerful than even the greatest of human temptations.
Posted on: Friday, February 07, 2020
These witnesses' lives prove that being "gay" is NOT immutable. Each of them has found a way out, and testifies that there is a better way to live. The Ruth Institute has collected many of these "former LGBTQIA+" and we want YOU to share their truths! It's as simple as copying a link from the Ruth Institute's Cloud of Witnesses and pasting it on your Facebook, or Twitter, or Instagram timeline!
We have the numbers and the truth that the Sexual Revolution has not made people happy. Hundreds of millions of people have been irreparably harmed by the Sexual Revolution. If you've been harmed by the Sexual Revolution, whether a child (or spouse) of divorce, a single mother, a post-abortive man or woman, a gender dysphoric, or a former LGBTQIA+, PEOPLE NEED TO HEAR YOUR STORY!
Posted on: Friday, January 31, 2020
After 29 years of lesbian life, Ms. Cothran experienced a radical transformation in 2006 months after an encounter with Jesus Christ during Chicago Black Gay Pride event.
By her new life and work, Charlene offers evidence that God is still in the business of changing lives! She is now a pro-family activist, an international evangelist, and conference speaker. She offers expert testimony for legislators fighting for religious freedom in the U.S. and abroad.
Reverend Charlene E. Cothran is President of The Evidence Ministry, Inc., a ministry of the Zion Baptist Church of Palm Coast, Florida. Charlene is a former advocate for gay rights and former active member of: the Human Rights Campaign, the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, the National Lesbian Conference, the National Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, recruited by the VICTORY Fund, and was the co-founder of In The Life Atlanta (Black gay pride), and founder of Hospitality Atlanta. She was also the publisher of an internationally distributed gay and lesbian lifestyles magazine, VENUS.
Posted on: Friday, December 13, 2019
It's Friday, and this is an audio podcast of our weekly video broadcast of The Dr J Show. This week's guest is Doug Mainwaring, journalist, author, and activist. He works to promote the rights of children and strengthen families and marriage--tune in to this episode of The Dr J Show to hear how and why.
Posted on: Tuesday, December 03, 2019
(December 3, 2019) Fr Paul Sullins is a guest of Father Robert McTeigue on The Station of the Cross's "The Catholic Current." The question under discussion today is "'born this way:' does God make people gay?"
" 'Born That Way' No More: The New Science of Sexual Orientation," Dr. Sullins in Public Discourse
Something More Beautiful, talk by Hudson Byblow
Posted on: Saturday, November 23, 2019
(November 23, 2019) The Ruth Institute and Stations of the Cross are pleased to present "Something More Beautiful," a talk by Hudson Byblow about his journey through same-sex attraction and beyond labels. Hudson's search for truth led beyond current cultural labels that are liberally applied to situations like his. This kind of narrative isn't as findable, but we're working to change that: check out our cloud of witnesses for more information.