Ruth Institute Podcast
Ruth Institute Podcast
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage
Some are more Equal than others...

(September 15, 2009) Kai Feldblum is President Obama's pick to serve on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.  Her views are making waves in the religious community because she has no tolerance for any objections to same-sex marriage, even in a religious and private context.  Dr J and Todd Wilken meet to discuss the arising conflicts in this arena, and how churches are poised to lose out.

Direct download: Sep24_09.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 10:15am PDT

The Definition of Parenthood (September 8, 2009) What makes a parent...well, a parent?  Historically, the couple who conceived and gave birth to you were recognized as your father and your mother.  However, the present-day definition is much more elastic.  Adults who have no biological or adoptive relation are being granted parental rights over children--sometimes as the biological parents are being excluded.  Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc. to discuss this troubling trend.
Direct download: Sep09_09.mp3
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#4: Same-Sex Marriage in Vermont

(September 1, 2009) Vermont becomes the 4th state to legalize homosexual marriage.  Dr J and Todd Wilken discuss how it happened, the next target(s) of the homosexual lobby, and why it's so important for supporters of traditional marriage to respond.

Direct download: Sep05_09.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 5:00am PDT

Informed Consent, et. al. (August 25, 2009) Ignorance = Informed Consent?  Dr J sheds some light on this troubling trend, the groups behind it, and how mothers and children are losing out.
Direct download: Sep04_09.mp3
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Defense of Marriage Act

(August 19, 2009) Dr J appears on Issues, Etc to discuss the Obama Justice Department's impending defense of DoMA.  She also shines some light on the strategies of the homosexual movement as they attempt to overturn the Defense of Marriage Act.

Direct download: Sep03_09.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 8:00am PDT

Marriage & Sex (June 12, 2009) Dr. J guest-lectures on the economic and societal impact of marriage and sex.  This talk, delivered at the Blackstone Legal Fellowship in Phoenix, is a little over an hour long.  Its companion talk was podcast on June 23, 2009.
Direct download: Sep02_09.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:00pm PDT