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Ruth Inst. Summit – Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family

May 10, 2021

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Ruth Inst. Summit – Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family

The Ruth Institute will hold its Fourth Annual Summit, “Reclaiming the Professions for Life and Family,” July 16-17, in Lake Charles, LA, for a live event.

Ruth Institute President, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., explained: “In recent times, the professions – including law, medicine and education – have been corrupted by the Sexual Revolution. Many have betrayed their founding principles to advance the revolution’s agenda. It’s time to reclaim them for civilization and sanity.”

Topics to be covered include:


  • Resisting the corruption of education
  • Reclaiming the therapeutic professions
  • Equipping the pro-life movement to confront transgenderism
  • Defending the body
  • Understanding the Sexual Revolution and the Sexual State
  • Demographic Winter and the future of freedom and family
  • Surviving the Sexual Revolution

The first day of the Summit will be the Ambassadors Training Program for leaders and activists, followed by an Awards Banquet. The second day will include expert speakers, panels, and testimonies.

Morse noted: “Our 2021 Summit be another milestone. Participants will have an opportunity to encounter the very best research and analysis on how the professions have been turned against us and how to take them back!”

Save the date. A full list of speakers and a complete schedule will be forthcoming.

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 media@ruthinstitute.org.


Bill Clinton/ Kamala Harris forum on “Empowering Women” is Hypocrisy, Notes Ruth Inst.

March 31, 2021

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Bill Clinton/ Kamala Harris forum on “Empowering Women” is Hypocrisy, Notes Ruth Inst.

“You’ve got to be kidding,” Ruth Institute President, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said of Vice President Harris doing a webcast forum on ‘empowering women and girls’ with former President Bill Clinton last week. “Neither Clinton nor Harris are credible promoters of ‘empowering women and girls.’”

Charges of sexual harassment and assault have plagued the former president throughout his career. The current VP lost all credibility on the sexual harassment issue due to her partisan interpretation of this term, pointedly ignoring charges of misconduct by Democrats and blindly accepting such charges against Republicans.


During the 2018 hearings on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination, then-Senator Harris said she believedthe woman who accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault decades earlier. “It takes an extraordinary amount of courage” for a woman to testify against a man nominated for “one of the most powerful positions” in the land, Harris explained at the time.

Morse asked, “Does the Vice President believe the many women who have accused Clinton of a variety of sex crimes over the years? Does she believe Juanita Broaddrick, who says Clinton raped her in 1978, or Paula Jones, who says he exposed himself to her when she was an Arkansas state employee?

“How can Harris not cringe at sharing the spotlight with a man who had a sexual relationship with an intern almost 30 years his junior and then lied about it under oath?”

Morse added: “The week after the Harris-Clinton forum, a 10th woman has come forward to accuse New York Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual improprieties. Harris has steadfastly refused to comment on this embattled governor in her own party. In this case, silence is not golden.

“Perhaps her own extra-marital relationship with then California Assembly Speaker Willie Brown has colored her views,” Morse speculated. Harris got her start in California politics with a $70,000-a-year patronage job ($120,000 in today’s money) from her then boyfriend.

“What all these ‘pro-women’ politicians have in common is that they are pro-abortion,” Morse charged. “According to Sexual Revolutionaries, ‘empowering women’ means delivering women into the hands of powerful men, without those men ever having to worry about the responsibilities of fatherhood.

“How ironic,” Morse declared. “People of faith who advocate for lifelong married love are supposedly out of touch, old-fashioned and anti-woman. Men and women who have lived a lifetime of fidelity to their spouses are told to admire and emulate people like Kamala Harris and Bill Clinton. The hypocrisy of the Sexual Revolutionaries is stunning.”

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

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

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

 


Sodom and Gomorrah Sex Tips from Colorado Dept. of Health

February 17, 2021

For Immediate Release

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Sodom and Gomorrah Sex Tips from Colorado Dept. of Health

Commenting on a guide to “Sexual health during the pandemic” from the Colorado Department of Public Health, Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said, “It sounds a lot like the guidelines issued by New York City last March. I suppose they had to follow someone’s lead. Sodom and Gomorrah are out of business.”

The health departments in both states recommend masturbation as the best way to avoid spreading the virus. Both suggest avoiding sex “with anyone outside your household.” Also, if you do have sex with multiple partners, “have as few partners as possible.”

“The Ruth Institute offers our own health tip for the people of Colorado,” Morse said. “Have sex with one and only one partner: your spouse. That is a sure-fire way to avoid the spread of disease, including sexually transmitted diseases.”


Morse continued, “Last March, I stated that it sounded like the NYC Dept of Public Health was run by and for sex addicts. Now, Colorado sounds the same.”

Each state recommends prophylactics and dental dams and advises washing “sex toys” with soap and warm water “to avoid transmission and infection.” Colorado further admonishes “disinfect the surfaces where you have sex.” Like the kitchen table?

Morse observed: “These guidelines assume the average person has sex with multiple partners, meets partners online, and has ‘sex toys.’ Such assumptions are a way to try to normalize the aberrant lifestyles favored by the Sexual State.

“How well these assumptions work is demonstrated by the 20 million new STD infections a year in this country. Many are the result of the casual and multiple liaisons that Colorado and New York City take for granted.

“This is typical of the Sexual Revolution, which holds that any type of sexual activity is as valid as any other. If you tried to talk morality to these public health departments, which are evidently staffed by true believers, you’d get a blank stare.” Morse explained.

“Someone who prattles about washing sex toys to counter a pandemic isn’t serious. In fact, quite the opposite. How well the principles of the sexual revolution work can be seen in rising levels of divorce, out-of-wedlock births, pornography addiction, and sexually transmitted disease.

“If insanity were a disease, both the Colorado and New York Departments of Public Health would be in critical condition,” Morse said.

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

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

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


Ruth Inst. and Life Petitions Demand NBC Stop Smearing Pro-Family Groups

December 17, 2020

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Ruth Inst. and Life Petitions Demand NBC Stop Smearing Pro-Family Groups

Life Petitions and the Ruth Institute have launched an online petition demanding NBC retract its December 9 story, insinuating the Institute is a hate group.

Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., explained: “Using the Southern Poverty Law Center as its source, NBC reported that 14 ‘hate groups’ received a total of $4.3 million in COVID relief administered by the Small Business Administration.

“The Institute was one of the smallest recipients, receiving $30,000 through the Paycheck Protection Program, which allowed us to keep the lights on and pay staff salaries.”

The petition notes: “By the SPLC’s standards, hate groups would also include women’s athletic associations which oppose allowing ‘transgendered’ men to compete in women’s sports. Likewise, parents who object to men in cocktail dresses and tiaras interacting with children at Drag Queen Story Hour are equally hateful.”


The petition discloses that the sum received by the Ruth Institute was a trifling compared to the millions given to Planned Parenthood affiliates and strip clubs.

“Apparently, the SPLC finds nothing hateful about the killing of unborn children and nothing degrading to women about pole dancing. With its story on ‘hate groups’ getting COVID relief, NBC has firmly established itself as a tool of the Sexual Revolution.”

Morse said NBC’s credibility problems go far beyond its December 9 story. “During the past campaign, coverage by the networks, including NBC, was 67% positive for Biden but 95% negative for Trump.”

The petition charges: “On the sexual front, NBC’s biases stand out as particularly odious. Ronan Farrow, formerly an NBC News investigative reporter, credibly claims they ordered him to stop investigating the Harvey Weinstein story. NBC denies this, but their denial is flimsy.”


Besides the retraction of its story, the petition demands that NBC stop using SPLC as a source, and “cease harassing and defaming organizations that are working to defend the family, the bedrock of American civilization.”

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 info@ruthinstitute.org.

 


Ruth Inst. Categorically Rejects NBC News Designating it a “Hate Group”

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Ruth Inst. Categorically Rejects NBC News Designating it a “Hate Group”

In response to a December 9 NBC News story alleging the Ruth Institute is a “hate group,” the Institute’s President, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse Ph.D., called the charge “an outrage.”

“The Ruth Institute is a global, non-profit organization leading an international, interfaith coalition to defend the family and build a civilization of love,” Morse said. “If fighting sex abuse, pornography, and divorce makes us a hate group, so be it.

“The Ruth Institute has done two thorough statistical analyses of clergy sex abuse in the Catholic Church, pulling no punches, sparing no sacred cows. Meanwhile, NBC News has a terrible record on sexual abuse. Ronan Farrow credibly claims that they ordered him to stop investigating the Harvey Weinstein story.”


The NBC story that provoked Morse’s comments concerned the Paycheck Protections Program, designed to provide relief to small businesses affected by the coronavirus lockdowns. NBC reported that 14 organizations – designated hate groups by the Southern Poverty Law Center – got a total of $4.3 million in disaster relief administered by the Small Business Administration.

“NBC relies on the Southern Poverty Law Center for the ‘hate group’ designation. This just means the Ruth Institute is a group the SPLC hates. Big deal. They raise a lot of money with their hate-mongering tactics. In 2018, their net assets were a half billion dollars,” Morse said.

Like NBC, the SPLC has its own credibility problems on sexual issues. According to PJ Media’s Tyler O’Neil, author of the book, Making Hate Pay, SPLC: The Corruption of the Southern Poverty Law Center, SPLC Founder Morris Dees has been accused of harassment and creating a difficult environment for female employees.

The NBC story also quoted “experts” who are “troubled” by these “extremist groups” receiving federal stimulus money.

Morse noted: “The NBC article is a thinly veiled call for more government oversight of these loans. The reporters sought experts who would muse aloud about whether the government should forgive Paycheck Protection Program loans to these groups subjectively designated as ‘hate groups.’ The Ruth Institute received roughly $30,000 through the Paycheck Protection Program. That’s a fraction of the funding received by Planned Parenthood affiliates.”

Additionally, according to Reuters, dozens of strip clubs qualified for between $11.5 million and $27.95 million in COVID disaster relief. “We fight the idea that women are merchandise. They promote it,” Morse said.

She concluded: “The Ruth Institute has done as much as anyone to keep the issue of clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic Church in the public eye. In addition to our statistical analyses, we have given a platform to victims of clergy sexual abuse. Both the SPLC and NBC are morally compromised on sexual issues. Those creeps have a lot of nerve going after us.”

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

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

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

 

 



Experts and Witnesses to Speak at Summit for Survivors of the Sexual Revolution, July 17-18

July 13, 2020

For Immediate Release

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“They may not be household names, but they have crucial information and first-hand experience about what the Sexual Revolution has done to individuals and society,” said Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., President of The Ruth Institute, in describing the speakers for the upcoming Summit for Survivors of the Sexual Revolution, July 17-18 in Lake Charles, LA.

“Our speakers include professionals who have worked with these issues for years, and survivors who can bear witness to the trauma of a movement sold as liberation that’s resulted in the physical and spiritual enslavement of millions,” Morse said.

The speakers include:

Dr. Paul Church – a practicing urologist for over 35 years and Asst. Professor of Surgery at the Harvard Medical School who was fired for challenging his colleagues to tell the truth about the health consequences of LGBTQ behavior.

Sue Ellen Browder – a former Cosmopolitan journalist who’s appeared on hundreds of radio and television shows (including Oprah, The Today Show and EWTN) and is the author of the recently published Subverted: How I Helped the Sexual Revolution Hijack the Women’s Movement.


Tracy Shannon -- When her husband of 15 years left her to live as a woman, she decided to combat the new sexual morality. As Director of MassResistance Texas, she’s fought Drag Queen Story Hours in libraries across the state.

Fr Paul Sullins, Ph.D. – Senior Research Associate of the Ruth Institute and a retired sociology professor who’s done pioneering work on the impact of same-sex parenting on children and the relationship between clergy sex abuse and homosexual ordination within the Catholic priesthood.

Dr. Michelle Cretella MD. – a pediatrician and full-time Executive Director of the American College of Pediatricians. Dr. Cretella is one of the world’s most outspoken critics of the gender ideology in pediatrics and the author of “Gender Dysphoria in Children and Suppression of Debate” in the Summer 2016 issue of Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons.

Luis Ruiz – wounded in the 2016 Pulse Night Club shooting in Orlando, in which 50 died and 58 were injured. While hospitalized, he learned he was HIV-positive, causing him to reevaluate his life, leave the homosexual lifestyle, and return to the church in which he grew up. He now shares his message with audiences across the country.

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D. -- founder of the Ruth Institute, a global non-profit organization that defends the family at home and in the public square and equips others to do the same. She was a campaign spokeswoman for California’s winning Proposition 8 campaign, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. She has authored or co-authored five books and spoken around the globe on marriage, family and human sexuality. Her latest book is The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church was Right All Along. She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester, taught economics at Yale and George Mason Universities and was named one of the “Catholic Stars of 2013” on a list that included Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI.

Click here for the complete program for the 2020 Summit.

Click here to register to attend in person or by live streaming.

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

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


Ruth Institute Urges: Consider Allegations Against Biden in Light of Sexual Revolution

May 12, 2020

For Immediate Release

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Commenting on the controversy surrounding Vice President Joe Biden and allegations of sexual assault, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., President of the Ruth Institute, said the case must be considered in light of the Sexual Revolution.

“We are not taking a position on Mr. Biden’s guilt or innocence,” Morse said, “but it should come as no surprise that powerful men have taken advantage of the general loosening of morals brought about by the Sexual Revolution to prey on the innocent.”


Tara Reade says that when she was an aide in his office in 1993, then-Senator Joe Biden sexually assaulted her, a charge the putative Democratic nominee denies. “It’s quite possible we’ll never know the truth of the matter,” Morse commented. “But the rise of sex crimes is another poisonous fruit of the Sexual Revolution.”

Between 2013 and 2017, the number of reported rapes in this country increased almost 20%. The 2018 FBI’s Uniform Crime Reports reveals there were 127,258 reported cases of rape that year.

“The Sexual Revolution holds that sex is an entitlement – an ideology that promotes both casual sex and exploitation,” Morse said.

“How great a leap is it from the idea that ‘you have a right to sex,’ to ‘you can take whatever you want, if you think you can get away with it?’” Morse asked.

As to why it took her so long to come forward publicly with her story, Reade says she felt no one would believe her. Morse responded: “The Sexual Revolution has empowered abusers and silenced victims. It took decades for the crimes of Jeffrey Epstein and Harvey Weinstein to come to light. Like Reade, their victims feared that no one would believe them, that they had in some way encouraged the offense or that these rich and powerful men would retaliate against them.”

“We don’t need a blanket policy of ‘always believing women’ to realize that something is seriously wrong here,” Morse said of Reade’s specific allegations. “But one thing is certain, the Sexual Revolution empowers predators and disarms victims. This toxic ideology has created a hunter’s paradise for predators.”

A well-documented expansion of these arguments is contained in Dr. Morse’s book, The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives.

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

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


Sexual Revolution Enables Abusers like Epstein and McCarrick

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“The Sexual Revolution says we’re all entitled to sex. But who actually believes such a thing? The rapist, that’s who!” --Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, President of the Ruth Institute.

Ruth Institute Founder and President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse Ph.D. said that Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein and former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick were all enabled by society’s acceptance of the ideology of the sexual revolution.

Writing in the July 10th National Catholic Register, Morse noted that all three were aided by “a belief system that claims that sex is an entitlement. They operated according to the tenets of the most powerful ideology in the world: the ideology of the sexual revolution.”

Morse urged us to reject the rationalization that, “The rich and powerful have always been able to buy their way out of problems.”

Yes, wealth, fame and power aided predators like Epstein. But the tenets of the sexual revolution softened up their victims. These tenets include: Sex is no more than a physical act. What are you ashamed of? And everyone is entitled to do whatever they can get away with.

“This toxic belief system is destroying individual lives and leading to social chaos,” Morse observed.

The Ruth Institute opposes this with “The Catholic belief system which tells us no one is entitled to sex. Children are entitled to a relationship with both of their parents. Women and men are entitled to the love and loyalty of their spouses.”

“Our belief system of traditional Christian sexual ethics has made us Public Enemy No. 1 of the sexual revolutionaries,” Morse added.

The Ruth Institute works to empower survivors of the sexual revolution – including victims of divorce, abuse and the LGBT culture. In April, the Institute held the first-ever Survivors’ Summit in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

The Institute has been particularly effective in researching the crisis of clerical sex abuse, with its reports on homosexuality and the priesthood being cited around the world. In a June 10 story, The Washington Post quoted Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano on the importance of the Institute’s research.

Since the beginning of 2019, Dr. Morse has addressed leaders and activists at the Family Research Council and been interviewed on the Mike Huckabee Show on TBN and “The World Over” with Raymond Arroyo on EWTN.

Her latest book is The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives (and how the Church was Right All Along).

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Ruth Institute President, Author of The Sexual State, to Speak at Family Research Council and Appear on The Huckabee Show

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Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, founder and president of The Ruth Institute, will appear on The Mike Huckabee Show on the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) on January 19 and 20. She will also speak at the Family Research Council in Washington, D.C. on January 22 at noon ET.

Morse’s latest book, The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies are Destroying Lives and Why the Church was Right All Along, covers three interlocking ideologies that are destroying families and society:

  • The Contraceptive Ideology (separating sex from childbearing),
  • The Divorce Ideology (separating sex and childbearing from marriage), and
  • The Gender Ideology (eliminating all distinctions between men and women except those that individuals explicitly embrace).

The Family Research Council (FRC) is America’s foremost thinktank on issues impacting the family. Among other activities, it sponsors the Values Voter Summit, an annual meeting of leaders and activists dedicated to the defense of the family. Past speakers include President Trump and Vice President Pence.

TBN is the world’s largest Christian-based broadcasting network, available to an estimated 98% of households in the US. Former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee was also a two-time Republican presidential nominee.

For information on Dr. Morse’s speech at FRC, which will also be webcast: frc.org/events/the-sexual-state-how-elite-ideologies-are-destroying-lives

For information on the Mike Huckabee Show: tbn.org/huckabee


The Ruth Institute is a global non-profit organization that defends the family at home and in the public square. Dr. Morse was a campaign spokeswoman for California's winning Proposition 8 campaign, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. She has authored or co- authored six books and spoken around the globe on marriage, family, and human sexuality. Her work has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Polish, and Chuukese, the native language of the Micronesian Islands. Her other recent books include The Sexual Revolution and Its Victims and 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person, coauthored with Betsy Kerekes.

She earned her Ph.D. in economics at the University of Rochester and taught economics at Yale and George Mason Universities. Dr. Morse was named by Our Sunday Visitor as one of the "Catholic Stars of 2013" on a list that included Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI.

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Jennifer Roback Morse to Speak in Madrid at an International Congress on the Sexual Revolution – 50 Years After May 1968

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Jennifer Roback Morse, PhD, Founder and President of the Ruth Institute – and author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives – will speak on the beginnings of the Sexual Revolution 50 years ago (the protests of May of 1968) at an international Congress on November 8-10, 2018 at the University of Francisco de Vitoria in Madrid.

Morse’s book, released in August, details how the Sexual State expands its power, harming individuals in the process.

The Madrid Congress will analyze the historical, ideological and cultural context in which the sexual revolution arose and its consequences. The conference’s more than 40 speakers are drawn from the fields of sociology, medicine, law, politics, literature, philosophy, psychology and family studies.

Presentations will include: “From the Sexual Revolution to the Global Revolution” -- “The Trivialization of Sexuality” -- “Family Fragmentation and Demographic Winter” -- ”What Defines My Identity: Nature, Freedom, Culture?” -- “From Sex to Gender: Who Decides What to Think?” -- “Marriage as an Alliance of Love” -- “A Culture Oriented Toward the Person” -- and “The World Economy and the Gender Agenda.”


Dr. Morse will take part in a dialogue on “Victims of the Sexual Revolution,” on November 8.

Her book, The Sexual State, covers three interlocking ideologies that constitute the Sexual Revolution: The Contraceptive Ideology” (separating sex from childbearing); The Divorce Ideology (separating sex and childbearing from marriage); and The Gender Ideology (eliminating all distinctions between men and women, except those that individuals explicitly embrace).

Of the Madrid Congress, Morse remarked: “It’s an honor to be asked to participate in this prestigious forum. I eagerly anticipate the opportunity to interact with my colleagues from Europe and North America on the Sexual Revolution.”

Jennifer Roback Morse will also participate in a conference on The Sacredness of Marriage, November 16-17 in Southgate, Michigan.

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