Ruth Institute Podcast
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

(April 25, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. In light of the recent "bathroom bill" and fallout, they're discussing the transgender movement's ideologies.

Direct download: Apr25_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(April 21, 2016) Dr J is once again Drew Mariani's guest on his show on the Relevant Radio network. They're discussing the recent study that compares outcomes of children whose parents have died with those whose parents divorced. The study was a joint project of Virginia Commonwealth University and the University of Tokyo.

Direct download: Apr21_16.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 31, 2016) Dr J addresses students, parents, lawyers, and clergy members at Patrick Henry College in Purcellville, VA. She was speaking at the Unity Summit, an event addressing threats to America's first, second, and seventh amendments. Her talk is entitled "Reclaiming Religious Freedom and the First Amendment--Hint: We've Got to Talk about Sex!"

Direct download: Mar31_16.mp3
Category:religious liberty -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

Is Homo Economicus an Attachment-Disordered Child?

(March 10, 2016) Dr J addresses students, faculty, and community members at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. The event was jointly sponsored by the CUA Anscombe Society (a chapter of the Love & Fidelity Network) and the John Paul II Institute for Marriage and Family. Her talk is entitled "Is homo economicus an attachment-disordered child?" and is inspired by her first book, Love and Economics.

Head on over to the Ruth Refuge for the Q&A session afterward.

Direct download: Mar14_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 11, 2016) Dr J is once again Teresa Tomeo's guest on Catholic Connection, where they're discussing a teen's efforts to find his unknown father using Facebook and the few details he has on his conception at a rock concert 18 years ago.

Direct download: Mar11_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 10, 2016) Dr J addresses students, faculty, and community members at an event jointly sponsored by the Federalist Society and the James Wilson Institute at George Washington University. Her talk is entitled "The Sexual Revolution and its Victims."

Direct download: Mar10_16.mp3
Category:sexual revolution -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 4, 2016) Dr J is one of the speakers at this year's Catholic Answers Conference: "Restoring Marriage Today." Her talk was entitled "Keeping the Family Together: Public Policies and Personal Strategies."

Direct download: Mar04_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(February 22, 2016) Dr J is a guest speaker at the Serra Club of Houston, where she gave a talk entitled "The Family is the Seedbed of Religious Vocations." The Serra Club is an international organization of Catholic laypeople dedicated to supporting religious vocations.

Direct download: Feb22_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 27, 2016) Dr J is once again Sheila Liaugminas's guest on A Closer Look. They're discussing culture, faith, family, and rebuilding society by keeping the family together and strengthening the institution of marriage. Check out Austin's article, too: "11 Reasons the Sexual Revolution has been a Complete, Utter, and Deadly Failure."

Direct download: Jan27_16.mp3
Category:Marriage -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 22, 2016) Dr J is once again Patrick Coffin's guest on Catholic Answers Live. Their topic: keeping the family together through the preservation of marriage.

For more information on "Restoring Marriage Today," the upcoming Catholic Answers Conference in March in San Diego, please check out their website. Hope to see you there!

Direct download: Jan22_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 14, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the Catholic church's worldwide Synod on the Family and the educational conference immediately beforehand in which Dr J participated.

Direct download: Jan14_16.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(January 6, 2016) Dr J is once again Molly Smith's guest on From the Median to discuss how the sexual revolution has not provided a solution to our problems--the whole package has been damaging, and we can't ignore some fruits of it while condemning others.

Direct download: Jan06_16.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(November 17, 2015) Dr J is interviewed by Steve and Becky Green on The Catholic Conversation out of Phoenix, Arizona. They're discussing the fallout of the sexual revolution in regard to freedom and the family broadly and children specifically.

Direct download: Nov17_15.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(October 29, 2015) Dr J is in Utah! She traveled there to be part of the 9th annual World Congress of Families. She's speaking at their plenary panel "Assessing Damage and Restoring Family Values" on all of the different types of people who have been harmed by the sexual revolution.

Direct download: Oct29_15.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(October 19, 2015) Our board member Steve Hicks is guest on "The Terry and Jesse Show" to encourage our local friends to find out more about California's parental notification laws and let them know about gathering signatures for an upcoming ballot measure (to overturn them). We encourage all of our listeners to be informed on this issue.

Direct download: Oct20_15.mp3
Category:abortion -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(October 14, 2015) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the Catholic church's worldwide Synod on the Family and the educational conference immediately beforehand in which Dr J participated.

Direct download: Oct14_15.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(October 12, 2015) Dr J is once again Patrick Coffin's guest on Catholic Answers Live. Their topic: the family as the antidote to the sexual revolution.

Direct download: Oct13_15.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(October 10, 2015) Continuing with our international theme, Jennifer Johnson is in Paris! She traveled there to be part of the International Children's Rights 2nd Annual Conference. She's speaking on the injustice of alternative family structures to the children growing up in them.

Direct download: Oct12_15.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(October 12, 2015) Dr J is in Rome! She traveled there to be part of the Courage Conference at the Angelicum. Courage put on the conference in anticipation of the upcoming Synod on the Family. She's speaking on the injustice of alternative family structures to the children growing up in them.

She takes questions afterward, too--those will be available on the Ruth Refuge. Head on over to our website to check it out.

Direct download: Oct06_15.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 30, 2015) Dr J is once again Molly Smith's guest on From the Median to discuss her upcoming trip to the Vatican for the October Synod on the Family.

Direct download: Oct05_15.mp3
Category:Family -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(March 7, 2015) This is Dr. Morse's talk from the 2015 "Bringing America Back to Life" convention in Cleveland, Ohio. It's entitled "The Impact of Redefining Marriage on Children and Society." Special thanks to Molly Smith and From the Median for this audio.

Direct download: Oct01_15.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 30, 2015) Jennifer Johnson is Molly Smith's guest on "From the Median" to discuss how divorce and family breakdown affect our children.

Direct download: Sep30_15.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 17, 2015) Jennifer Johnson, Ruth Institute's Director of Operations, appears today on Family Policy Matters Radio to speak about the harms and risks of being a child of divorce. Emotional harm and the pressure to be silent form the inadvertent basis for a new kind of taboo for children.

Direct download: Sep17_15.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 8, 2015) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're concluding their 6-part series on the sexual revolution: this one touches on the stigma of abstinence, the effects of the hook-up culture, and the West's war on fertility, among other things.

Direct download: Sep08_15.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 2, 2015) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're continuing their 6-part series on the sexual revolution: this one touches on divorce's impact on men and the effects of the hook-up culture, among other things.

Direct download: Sep02_15.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT