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La Crosse Conference: On Divorce

(October 10, 2011) Elizabeth Marquardt speaks at the Conference for the Priests and Deacons of La Crosse, Wisconsin on divorce, donor-conceived persons, alternate family forms, and alienation.

Direct download: Oct26_11.mp3
Category:divorce -- posted at: 12:16pm PST

Angela Franks, Ph. D. interview

(October 17, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego. Today she's interviewing Dr. Angela Franks, director of Theology Programs for the Theological Institute for the New Evangelization at St. John's seminary in Massachusetts. They're discussing the work of Margaret Sanger, the eugenics movement, and contraception.

Concerning the book Dr J mentions: if you'd like, you can order it at Pauline.org or Amazon.com.

Direct download: Oct24_11.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 3:05pm PST

La Crosse Conference: On Contraception

(October 11, 2011) Dr J speaks at the Conference for the Priests and Deacons of La Crosse, Wisconsin on contraception.

Direct download: Oct19_11.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 4:00pm PST

La Crosse Conference: On the Redefinition of Marriage and Parenthood

(October 11, 2011) Dr J speaks at the Conference for the Priests and Deacons of La Crosse, Wisconsin on same-sex unions and the redefinition of parenthood.

Direct download: Oct14_11.mp3
Category:parenting -- posted at: 8:27am PST

Brad Wilcox @ ITAF: Marriage and Children Q&A

(July 30, 2011) This is the question-and-answer period from Dr Brad Wilcox's "Marriage and Children" talk at our "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village" conference this year.  If you missed his talk, just pull down the previous podcast.

Direct download: Oct13b_11.mp3
Category:ITAF 2011 -- posted at: 2:05pm PST

Brad Wilcox @ ITAF: Marriage and Children

(July 30, 2011) Dr Brad Wilcox, director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, delivers his second talk at our "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village" conference this year.  He's speaking on "Marriage and Children."

Direct download: Oct13a_11.mp3
Category:ITAF 2011 -- posted at: 2:02pm PST

Dr. Michael Brown interview

(September 26, 2011) Dr J hosts "From the Front Lines of the Culture War" on Catholic Radio of San Diego.  Today she's interviewing Dr. Michael Brown, Messianic Jewish scholar and author of 20 books, the latest of which is "A Queer Thing Happened to America,"  which is the subject of their discussion.

Direct download: Oct10_11.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Austin Nimocks @ ITAF: Ohio Custody Case

(July 29, 2011) Austin Nimocks, Ruth Institute's summer intern from Blackstone Legal Fellowship, speaks at our "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village" conference this year on a same-sex custody case out of Ohio.

Direct download: Oct08_11.mp3
Category:ITAF 2011 -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Bill Duncan @ ITAF: Marriage and Custody Laws

(July 29, 2011) Attorney Bill Duncan delivers his second talk at our "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village" conference this year.  He's speaking on "Marriage and Custody Laws."

Direct download: Oct07_11.mp3
Category:ITAF 2011 -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Q&A @ Baylor Law School

(October 4, 2011) This is the question-and-answer period following Baylor Law School's debate between Dr J and Manuel Quinto-Pozos on the definition of marriage.  If you missed their debate, grab the previous podcast.

Direct download: Oct06b_11.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 6:49pm PST

Debate @ Baylor Law School

(October 4, 2011) Baylor Law School hosts a debate between Dr J and Manuel Quinto-Pozos, former staff attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union, on the definition of marriage.  The debate was hosted by the Federalist Society and the Baylor American Constitution Society.

Direct download: Oct06a_11.mp3
Category:debates -- posted at: 2:04pm PST

Debate @ SMU

(October 3, 2011) Southern Methodist University hosts a debate between Dr J (invited by the Federalist Society) and Lorie Burch, Dallas attorney (invited by OutLaw) on the legal definition of marriage.

Direct download: Oct05_11.mp3
Category:debates -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Same-Sex Marriage, Civil Rights, and the California GOP

(September 19, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss Rob Reiner's attempts to defend same-sex marriage and whether this is analogous to the civil rights movement.  Also, the California Republican convention was this past weekend, and there was an [unsuccessful] attempt to soften the marriage platform there.

Direct download: Oct04_11.mp3
Category:same-sex unions -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Dr Robert Gagnon @ ITAF: "Paul and Homosexuality"

(July 30, 2011) Dr. Robert Gagnon, professor at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, delivers his second talk at our "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village" conference this year.  He's speaking on "Paul and Homosexuality."

Direct download: Oct03_11.mp3
Category:ITAF 2011 -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Dr Robert Gagnon @ ITAF: "Jesus and Marriage"

(July 29, 2011) Dr. Robert Gagnon delivers a talk at our "It Takes a Family to Raise a Village" conference this year.  He's speaking on "Jesus and Marriage."

Direct download: Oct27_11.mp3
Category:ITAF 2011 -- posted at: 2:00am PST

Young Women Freezing their Eggs

(September 27, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss egg freezing: what you haven't heard. (The interview was sparked by Maria Menounos's interview on Dr Drew Tortoriello's television show.)

Direct download: Oct01_11.mp3
Category:artificial reproductive technologies -- posted at: 9:25am PST