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Last Chance for In-person Sign-ups!

July 12, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Last Chance for In-person Sign-ups!

The hard cut-off to attend this weekend’s Survivors’ Summit, “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family,” is this Wednesday, noon CT. Register now for in-person attendance in Lake Charles, LA, or for a Virtual Conference Pass.

Ruth Institute President, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said, “This will be our most important Summit to date. If you want to help reclaim the professions and gain valuable insights into the issues family activists deal with most often, this will be the place to be Friday and Saturday.”


Morse, who will give the opening address on “Confronting the Corruption of the Professions,” noted: “Once-respected professions have become megaphones for the Sexual Revolution. When it comes to issues like transgenderism, their positions are based on ideology, not science.”

The Summit will include a Friday, application-only, Ambassador’s Training Program for members of the pro-life and pro-family movements, followed by an Awards Banquet with guest speaker Rev. Walter Hoye, Founder and President of both the Issues4Life Foundation and the California Civil Rights Foundation.

The day-long Saturday conference will include:

Reclaiming the Therapeutic Professions with Fr. Paul Sullins on “Correcting the Data,” Laura Haynes of the International Federation for Therapeutic and Counseling Choice, and Susan Constantine, Uncovering Deception author and founder of the Human Behavior Lab.

Resisting the Corruption of Education with Sharon Slater, president of Family Watch International, followed by a panel on Legal Strategies for Reclaiming Education.

A Panel of Medical Professionals including Dr. Michael Parker of the Catholic Medical Association; Dr. Donna Harrison, Executive Director of the American Association of Pro-Life Ob-Gyns; and Dr. Quentin Van Meter, President of the American College of Pediatricians.

Defending the Body with Erin Brewer of Partners for Ethical Care, Fr. Sebastian Walshe of Catholic Answers, and Jackie Aguilar on“Natural Womanhood.”

Putting the Pieces Together: Equipping the Pro-life Movement to Confront Trans-Minded Clients with radio show host Jim Havens moderating, de-transitioner Walt Heyer on defending the body and helping the vulnerable, therapist Erin Brewer on the psychology of the trans-minded client, and attorney Jane Robbins on the trans suicide issue.

Surviving the Sexual Revolution with Katy Faust of Them Before Us, Rev. Walter Hoye on what the sexual revolution has done to the Black community, and Denise Shick on being the daughter of a trans father.

“I’m very proud of the team we have assembled for this year’s Summit for Survivors of the Sexual Revolution,” Morse said. “The Sexual Revolutionaries count on people being isolated in their fields, but the same problems are common across many professions, including law, medicine, therapy, and education.”

Pro-Family/Pro-Life leaders and activists still have an opportunity to participate in the Summit and benefit from the wealth of expert input by registering for a Virtual Conference Pass, if not in person by signing up before this Wednesday at noon CT.

 

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact info@ruthinstitute.org.


Reclaiming Therapeutic Professions a Key Topic at Ruth Inst. Summit

July 9, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Reclaiming Therapeutic Professions a Key Topic at Ruth Inst. Summit

How the therapeutic professions have become a handmaiden for the Sexual Revolution will highlight the Ruth Institute 2021 Summit, “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family,” July 16-17 in Lake Charles, LA.

“Therapy has become politicized. Therapists have turned from science to dogma,” said Ruth Institute President, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D. “Is it really out of the question for a person who once identified as ‘gay’ or ‘lesbian’ to choose a different identity or way of life?"

The session on “Reclaiming the Therapeutic Professions” will feature these experts:


Dr. Laura Haynes retired from psychological clinical practice after more than 40 years. She now speaks and writes about same-sex attraction and discordant gender-sex identity change. She served on the board of the International Federation for Therapeutic and Counseling Choice and chaired a committee of the National Task Force for Therapy Equality. Dr. Haynes worked on research for the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity and was a consultant for the American College of Pediatricians. She also served as president the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Western Region. She is a member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists and the American Psychological Association.

Susan Constantine, MPsy, has more than 17 years’ experience analyzing jurors, witnesses, and suspects. She has consulted as the human behavior expert for some of the world’s most noteworthy trials, including George Floyd, Michael Jackson, Bill Cosby, and Jerry Sandusky. She has appeared in over 1,000 national and international television programs such as CNN, Fox, Dateline 20/20, Dr. Phil, Dr. Drew, Discovery Channel, Good Morning America, and The Today Show. She has published in the Washington Post, Capitol Hill, New York Times, and the New York Post. She has trained FBI and Homeland Security agents, The Department of Defense Inspector General, Federal Court Judicial Law Judges and attorneys in hundreds of private law firms on how to read facial expressions, emotions, and body language, and how to detect deception and emotional/cognitive processing. Her masterclass, “How to Spot a Liar in 7 Seconds or Less,” releases this month.

Fr. Paul Sullins, Ph.D., is a Senior Research Associate of the Ruth Institute. He recently retired as a Professor of Sociology at the Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. Dr. Sullins is a leader in the field of research on same-sex parenting and its implications for child development. He has written four books and over 100 journal articles, research reports, and essays on issues of family, faith, and culture. His reports on clerical sexual abuse from the Pennsylvania Grand Jury data, John Jay data, LA Times, and other sources have garnered international acclaim.

“Is it impossible to believe a person who experiences same-sex attraction might not want to act on those feelings?” Morse asked. “Yet, to the guardians of the therapeutic professions, this is the new taboo. If the Sexual Revolutionaries have their way, therapists will be legally forbidden to assist clients who want to change. At the Summit, we will discuss the growing body of evidence that people can change their patterns of attractions and behaviors.”

Attendance at the “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family” Summit can be in person or on-line with a Virtual Conference Pass.

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact info@ruthinstitute.org.


Fighting School Corruption a Part of Ruth Inst. Summit

July 1, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Fighting School Corruption a Part of Ruth Inst. Summit

The Ruth Institute’s Fourth Annual Survivors’ Summit, “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family,” July 16-17 in Lake Charles, LA, will include panels on the corruption of education through sexual indoctrination and the transgender ideology.

Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said, “Each week seems to bring a new revelation about public and private schools indoctrinating children in the Sexual Revolution. In June, the prestigious Dalton School in New York City showed 6-year-olds a cartoon of children discussing masturbation.”


It’s a tenet if the Sexual Revolution that children can’t be sexualized too early,” Morse said. “They’re grooming these kids for exploitation later in life.”

The Ruth Institute Summit will include a talk on “Resisting the Corruption of Education” by Family Watch International President Sharon Slater, and a session on “Legal Strategies for Reclaiming Education” with Maria Keffler, co-founder of Partners for Ethical Care, and Mary McAlister, Esq., Senior Litigation Counsel with the Child & Parental Rights Campaign.

Slater is also the chair of the UN Family Rights Caucus. She has directed multiple widely-acclaimed documentaries, including The War on Children: The Comprehensive Sexuality Education Agenda.

Keffler is also co-founder of the Arlington Parent Coalition and the author of Desist, Detrans & Detox: Getting Your Child Out of the Gender Cult. Keffler writes: “Blindsided when a child suddenly announces a transgender identity, a growing cadre of parents have found themselves under assault by an insidious predator: the billion-dollar gender industry.”

McAlister has advocated for parental rights at all levels of federal and state courts for nearly three decades. She has a passion for protecting the innocence of children and has been an advocate for children’s rights, particularly protection from the harms of early sexualization and sexual exploitation.

Morse said, “American schools have become indoctrination cells. Schools belong to parents and taxpayers, not the teachers’ unions, and certainly not Planned Parenthood and various LGBTQ groups. It’s time we reclaimed what’s rightfully ours and moved to protect the innocence of our children.”

Attendance to the “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family” Summit can be in person or on-line with a Virtual Conference Pass. Early Bird registration pricing ends July 6.

 

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact info@ruthinstitute.org.


Reclaim the Health and Education of Youth at the Ruth Inst. Summit

June 8, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Reclaim the Health and Education of Youth at the Ruth Inst. Summit

The Ruth Institute’s Fourth Annual Survivors’ Summit theme is “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family.” The Summit, July 16-17 in Lake Charles, LA, will provide training to counter the corruption of professions involved with the health and education of youth.

Ruth Institute president Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., explained: “Once-respected professions have become megaphones for the Sexual Revolution. When it comes to issues like transgenderism, their positions are based on ideology, not science.” Morse will give the opening address on “Confronting the Corruption of the Professions.”

The day-long conference will include:


Reclaiming the Therapeutic Professions with Fr. Paul Sullins on “Correcting the Data,” and Laura Haynes of the International Federation for Therapeutic and Counseling Choice.

Resisting the Corruption of Education by Sharon Slater of Family Watch International, followed by a panel on Legal Strategies for Reclaiming Education.

A Panel of Medical Professionals including Dr. Michael Parker of Catholic Medical Association and Dr. Donna Harrison, Executive Director of the American Association of Pro-Life Ob-Gyns.

Defending the Body with Erin Brewer of Partners for Ethical Care and Fr. Sebastian Walshe of Catholic Answers.

Equipping the Pro-Life Movement to Confront Trans-minded Clients, with a therapist on trans-psychology and an attorney on the trans suicide issue.

Surviving the Sexual Revolution, a panel including Maritza Cummings, a “desister,” who transitioned from female to male, and then transitioned back.

The Summit will also include a day-long, application-only Ambassador’s Training Program for members of the pro-life and pro-family movements, and an Awards Banquet with guest speaker Rev. Walter Hoye, Founder and President of both the Issues4Life Foundation and the California Civil Rights Foundation.

“I’m very proud of the team we have assembled for this year’s Summit for Survivors of the Sexual Revolution,” Morse said. “The Sexual Revolutionaries count on people being isolated in their own fields, but the problems are common across many professions. Doctors, therapists, educators and attorneys who are distraught over the direction their professions are headed, should plan to be in Lake Charles, Louisiana, July 16-17. You will see that you are not alone in your beliefs.”

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Love and Economics: It Takes a Family to Raise a Village.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact info@ruthinstitute.org.


Getting Your Child Out of the Gender Cult--The Book Amazon Couldn’t Kill

April 22, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Getting Your Child Out of the Gender Cult--The Book Amazon Couldn’t Kill

Last week, Amazon blocked both the digital and print versions of Desist, Detrans, & Detox: Getting Your Child Out of the Gender Cult, but then relisted the Kindle version within 24 hours, possibly due to pushback from its initial decision.

Author Maria Keffler is the co-founder of Partners for Ethical Care, whose mission states: No child is born in the wrong body.

Ruth Institute president Dr. Roback Morse, Ph.D., said, “This book is an invaluable tool for saving children from the clutches of the transgender movement. For too long, the trans movement has recruited vulnerable and confused adolescents, convincing them that ‘this is the way you are, so get used to it,’ and talking them into life-altering, possibly irreversible, surgery and dangerous hormone therapy.


Desist, Detrans, & Detox shows there is another way. It uses communication and relationship-building skills to help children escape the gender trap once and for all,” Morse said. “The billion-dollar industry that sells mutilation and medication to those suffering from gender confusion hating and fearing a book like this is understandable. That’s why the Ruth Institute is pleased to recommend it to parents and other caregivers looking for compassionate answers.”

The Ruth Institute is at the forefront of the fight to expose and oppose the transgender movement. More information can be found at the Transgender Resource Center, including the pamphlet, “Your Pain is Real.”

 

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact media@ruthinstitute.org.


Catholic Bishops Back Trans-Lobby, Ruth Inst. Requests Clarification

April 14, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Catholic Bishops Back Trans-Lobby, Ruth Inst. Requests Clarification

“I’d like to ask the two Catholic bishops who released a statement condemning ‘discrimination’ against ‘transgender individuals,’ what exactly they mean by ‘discrimination’” said Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D.

The Human Rights Campaign recently released a letter signed by Archbishop John Wester of Santa Fe, NM, Bishop John Stowe of Lexington, KY, and other religious leaders. The letter states in part: “That we might not understand an individual’s experience, does not mean we are to discriminate against them, nor to tolerate any form of discrimination they might endure.”

“Everything turns on the definition of ‘discrimination,’” Morse said. “The letter doesn’t provide even a hint of a definition.

“For instance, when men who say they are women compete against biological women in sports, who is discriminating against whom?” asked Morse. “I’d like some clarification from Archbishop Wester. If we are to avoid all unjust discrimination, whose side do we take in this dispute? Why not stand in solidarity with the biological women who have trained for years and are losing access to awards and scholarships when they are routinely defeated by mediocre male athletes who say they’re women?


“What about the rapists who claim they are really women, and demand to be housed in an all-women’s prison? Tell us, Bishop Stowe, who most needs us to be ‘stewards of justice and mercy’: The men who say they’re women, or the women inmates who fear being raped?

“I’d like to hear the bishops speak out about the injustice of insurance companies who pay for the removal of healthy tissues but refuse to pay for ‘detransition’ health care. This sounds like discrimination to me. I wonder what Archbishop Wester and Bishop Stowe think,” Morse mused.

“If we stand with the perennial teaching of the Catholic Church, these thorny issues will not arise,” Morse said. A 2019 Declaration of Truth by Cardinal Raymond Burke and a number of other Catholic bishops is an authentic statement of Catholic doctrine. The Declaration calls transgenderism “a rebellion against natural and Divine law,” and considers it “a grave sin that a man may attempt to become a woman by mutilating himself, or even by simply declaring himself to be such, or that a woman may in like manner attempt to become a man, or to hold that the civil authority has the duty or the right to act as if such things were or may be possible or legitimate.”

“The trans movement is trying to force the public to affirm a lie: That an individual with male XY chromosomes is a woman because he says so,” Morse said. “Compelling people to treat men who say they are women as if they are actually women is itself a form of coercion and is inconsistent with human dignity.”

Morse concluded, “We await clarification from Archbishop Wester and Bishop Stowe on these important questions.”

The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization, leading an international interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love.

Jennifer Roback Morse is the author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church was Right all Along.

To schedule an interview with Dr. Morse, contact media@ruthinstitute.org.

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