Ruth Institute Podcast (contraception)
Making Marriage Cool -- Standing up for Traditional Marriage

(September 21, 2016) Dr J is once again Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc. They're discussing the "cafeteria Catholics" who pick and choose what to believe; they also touch on the current attempt by the Wijngaards Institute to pressure the Catholic Church to alter its teaching on contraception. The Institute was invited to make a presentation before the United Nations this week on the subject.

Direct download: Sep22_16.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 20, 2016) Dr J is invited to be a guest on EWTN's Morning Glory to discuss the current attempt by the Wijngaards Institute to alter Church teaching on contraception with a presentation before the United Nations.

Direct download: Sep21_16.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:00pm PDT

(September 20, 2016) Dr J is once again Sheila Liaugminas's guest on Relevant Radio's A Closer Look. They're discussing the current attempt by the Wijngaards Institute to alter Church teaching on contraception with a presentation before the United Nations. This attempt is not going unresponded-to by Humanae Vitae Catholics, however.

Direct download: Sep20_16.mp3
Category:contraception -- 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

A Reaction to the American Academy of Pediatrics Statement on Condoms and Teenagers

(October 15, 2013) Dr J is Todd Wilkin's guest on Issues, Etc., where they discussed the recent recommendation from the American Academy of Pediatrics on providing condoms to teenagers to prevent disease and pregnancy. You can check out all of Todd's guests and topics in the on-demand archives at IssuesEtc.org.

Direct download: Oct29_13.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 3:30pm PDT

Child Free: Freedom of the Individual

(August 7, 2013) Dr J is a guest of Drew Mariani on his eponymous show, where they discussed part of the "child-free" movement and mindset. Check out The Drew Mariani Show, part of Relevant Radio's network, here.

Direct download: Aug12_13.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 10:05am PDT

Couples for Christ: Contraception

(June 29, 2012) Dr J speaks from the Couples for Christ Convention in Atlanta. This is the second of her three talks there--she spoke on contraception. Check out the companion talk on the KISS pyramid, too--it's up next.

Direct download: Sep18a_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 8:06am PDT

Catholics Sue over Healthcare Mandate

(May 29, 2012) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the Catholic response to the HHS mandate concerning contraception.

Direct download: Jul23_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:50pm PDT

Condoms for 12-year-olds

(March 20, 2012) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss one Massachusetts school's intention of distributing condoms to 12-year-olds.

Direct download: May18_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT

"War on Women"?

(April 10, 2012) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the contraception mandate and the misleading label "war on women."

Direct download: May16_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 8:48am PDT

Flukes (2 and counting...)

(April 17, 2012) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the contraception mandate without religious liberty or freedom of conscience exception clauses.

Direct download: May15_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 3:00pm PDT

Religious Freedom Rally: Dr. George Delgado

(March 23, 2012) Dr. George Delgado, director of Culture of Life Family Services, speaks on the destructive nature of the HHS's contraception mandate at the religious liberty rally in San Diego, California--part of nation-wide swell that included 140 rallies that day. Check out our podcast stream to hear the other speakers.

Direct download: Apr18f_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:23pm PDT

Religious Freedom Rally: Bishop Cirilio Flores

(March 23, 2012) Bishop Cirilio Flores, co-editor of The New Bishop (of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego), speaks on the HHS mandate and the ways it conflicts with religious freedom at the religious liberty rally in San Diego, California--part of nation-wide swell that included 140 rallies that day. Check out our podcast stream to hear the other speakers.

Direct download: Apr18b_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 11:40am PDT

Religious Freedom Rally: Dr J

(March 23, 2012) Dr J speaks on contraception and the so-called feminist movement at the religious liberty rally in San Diego, California--part of nation-wide swell that included 140 rallies that day.

Direct download: Apr18_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 7:54am PDT

Dr J & Monica Israel on "A Closer Look"

(March 8, 2012) Dr J and Monica Israel, of Catholic University of America's Vita Familia, are guests of Sheila Liaugminas on "A Closer Look" to discuss Health & Human Services' "free contraception" mandate.

Direct download: Mar13_12.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 11:55am PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

Health Care & Required Coverage of Contraception

(August 3, 2011) Dr J and Todd Wilken meet on Issues, Etc to discuss the government mandate that insurance companies provide free contraception coverage to their customers.

Direct download: Sep21_11.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 2:00am PDT

Provincetown and Kiddie Condoms

(June 29, 2010) School nurses have been handing out condoms for years...but now in Massachusetts, they'll be giving them to elementary school children.  The "revised" policy (after considerable public and parental outcry) is to only give them to 5th and 6th graders.  Dr J has more details...

Direct download: Jul01_10.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 10:15am PDT

The Ecology of the Pill

(May 13, 2010) Dr J appears on Florida-based radio show Religion, Politics, and Culture to discuss the Pill's effects on sexuality and culture in America.  When it was first introduced, the assumption was made that it would basically result in "all the current options plus one"--but its effects have been much more far-reaching and have resulted in a drastic shift in sexual norms and mores.  As always, Dr J explains...

Direct download: May18_10.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 11:00am PDT

50 Years on the Pill

(April 30, 2010) Time Magazine is running an article on America's 50-year relationship with the Pill.  What was it designed to do?  What has it done?  Is it really that big of a deal--doesn't it just reflect trends and changes that were occurring already?  Dr J and Todd Wilken discuss this volatile subject on Issues, Etc.

Direct download: May03_10.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 12:30pm PDT

NPR's Poke at the Pope - HIV in Africa

Another great interview with Todd Wilken and Dr J from his show, Issues Etc. they discuss the Pope's comments about condoms during his recent trip to Africa

Direct download: March20_09.mp3
Category:contraception -- posted at: 6:47pm PDT