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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: Thursday, June 24, 2021
(June 24, 2021) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing Ruth Institute's upcoming annual conference, the Summit for Survivors of the Sexual Revolution.
This year's theme is "corruption of the professions," and we'd like to equip you with information on how to effect policy change in your professional society, what to watch for from your local school board, and the like. Check it out over at ruthinstitute.org/summit for more details, speakers, and registration information.
Posted on: Friday, May 14, 2021
Hayden Ludwig is a Senior Investigative Researcher at Capital Research Center. He is also a columnist at the Washington Free Beacon. Ludwig is a native of Orange County, California, and holds a Master’s of Public Policy from George Mason University.
Posted on: Friday, April 16, 2021
Charles LiMandri is an attorney for the Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund. Since 1983, he has litigated over a dozen high-profile civil law and pro-bono religious liberty cases in state and federal courts as well as before the United States Supreme Court. These cases include defending the Mount Soledad Cross, David Daleiden, the Center for Medical Progress, Priests for Life, and baker Cathy Miller.
LiMandri is double Board Certified in Pre-Trial Litigation and Trial Advocacy by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has owned and operated his private law firm for 27 years. He is also a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and is admitted to practice law in California, New York, Washington, D.C., and before the U.S. Supreme Court.
LiMandri founded the nonprofit Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund (FCDF) in September 2012 in response to the mounting escalation and intensity of religious freedom cases. He currently leads a team of attorneys who specialize in religious liberty, freedom of speech, and bioethics.
LiMandri earned his law degree from Georgetown University Law School in 1983 and a diploma in International Law and Relations from the University College of Wales at Aberystwyth in 1980. He is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Circle (for obtaining verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars) and holds the highest (A.V.) rating for legal skills and ethics (by fellow attorneys and judges) in the Martindale-Hubbell national directory of attorneys. He also is listed in the Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers and Super Lawyers.
LiMandri is a frequent author and lecturer who has appeared and been published regionally, nationally and internationally. He has also been a featured guest speaker on radio and television including the Fox News Network. He is a member of the Board of Editors of the California Tort Reporter and the California Insurance Law and Regulation Reporter.
LiMandri and his wife Barbara have been married for over 25 years and have five children. They reside in north San Diego County.
Posted on: Friday, March 26, 2021
Sharon Slater is the president of Family Watch International (FWI) and the chair of the UN Family Rights Caucus. She is a consultant to multiple UN Member States on issues of life, human sexuality, and family policy and the author of the book Stand for the Family: A Call to Responsible Citizens Everywhere, also known as the “Family Defense Handbook.” Sharon also serves on the board of directors of No Left Turn in Education and on the board of the Political Network for Values, a global platform and resource for legislators and politicians across the globe defending human life, marriage, family, religious freedom and conscience. Sharon co-chairs the U.S.-based Protect Child Health Coalition (ProtectChildHealth.org). Sharon has directed multiple widely acclaimed documentaries including “The War on Children: The Comprehensive Sexuality Education Agenda,” “Cultural Imperialism: The Sexual Rights Agenda,” and “Porn Pandemic: The Devastating Impact on Marriage, Children and Families.” She is currently the executive director of a series of videos on transgender issues (see at familywatch.or g/transgenderissues/). She and her husband Greg reside in Arizona and have seven children (three of whom are siblings adopted from Mozambique) and twelve grandchildren.
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, November 27, 2020
James D. Agresti is the president of Just Facts, a think tank dedicated to publishing rigorously documented facts about public policy issues. His research on wide-ranging topics—including abortion, healthcare, sex trafficking, taxes, gun control, pollution, energy, global warming, and the national debt—has been cited by universities, think tanks, major media outlets, and government entities at local, state and national levels. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Brown University and has worked as a designer of jet aircraft engines, a technical sales professional, and chief engineer of a firm that customizes helicopters. He is the author of Rational Conclusions, a book evidencing factual support for the Bible across a broad array of academic disciplines.
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Posted on: Thursday, November 12, 2020
(November 12, 2020) Dr J is once again a guest of Fr. Rob Jack on Sacred Heart Radio's Driving Home the Faith. They're discussing Archbishop Gomez's statement congratulating Joe Biden and Ruth Institute's letter-writing campaign response.
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.