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083: The Real Ruth Ginsburg - Radical Feminist

1/17/2019
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If Sandra Day O'Connor was the first woman on the Supreme Court, why is Ruth Bader Ginsburg (RBG) heralded as the cutting-edge, feminist icon of American jurisprudence? Simple: Political feminism is not about advancing women. It is about advancing ideology. "There will never be enough women on the Supreme Court until there are nine." ~RBG In this special Life Matters broadcast, Brian Johnston explores the recent film lionizing "RBG", what it really says about society and the Supreme...

Duration:00:27:56

082: The Incredible Ethical Pressure On Nurses - Part 2

1/12/2019
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There has been a dramatic change in medical ethics, not only allowing medicine to be directed at killing the patient, but in many cases, encouraging and promoting immediate, direct, and intentional lethality. Often nurses are being pressured to be the implementers. Refusal to participate or approve of medical killing can sometimes place a conscientious nurse's employment at risk. Commissioner Johnston continues his interviews with Nancy Valko, R.N. and Zonya Townsend, R.N., regarding the...

Duration:00:27:56

081: The Incredible Ethical Pressure On Nurses - Part 1

1/4/2019
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There has been a dramatic change in medical ethics, not only allowing medicine to be directed at killing the patient, but in many cases, encouraging and promoting immediate, direct, and intentional lethality. Often nurses are being pressured to be the implementers. Refusal to participate or approve of medical killing can sometimes place a conscientious nurse's employment at risk. Commissioner Johnston interviews Nancy Valko, R.N. and Zonya Townsend, R.N., regarding the dramatic sea-change...

Duration:00:27:56

080: Christmas Is Here And Now

12/19/2018
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Brian brings a special program discussing the first Christmas and outlines its ongoing significance here and now. We are in a spiritual war, and there is deep significance as to why innocent human beings are targeted. There is a reason why that baby in Bethlehem was targeted, and now, why ALL innocent babies are targeted. The king of this world is deeply threatened by any baby that might grow up to prove a spiritual threat to his kingdom. We need Christ. And we need to walk in...

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079: Voluntary Euthanasia

12/8/2018
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Together with Nancy Valko, spokesperson for the National Association of Prolife Nurses, Brian discusses the insidious growing trend of voluntary euthanasia and how it is being pushed upon vulnerable individuals. Is being sold as a "good thing" in the news and the media and the copycat effect is real. The culture of life is being targeted. You and your loved ones are being targeted. Now is the time to take up this battle and fight against the culture of death.

Duration:00:27:56

078: Getting Older

12/1/2018
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Brian discusses the importance of not only taking care of your health now but also of educating yourself on the current state of the healthcare system ideals in particular regards to nursing homes and care for those who in a vulnerable state in their lives. Be aware. It could mean saving your own lives and those of your loved ones.

Duration:00:27:56

077: Republican Party Principles vs. Democrat Party Principles

11/16/2018
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Sadly over the last several years, California's Republican Party has grown quiet on the issue of Life and asserting the principles of its own platform. This has had a dramatic impact on its support and following in the state. But that need not be the case. Brian Johnston explains the founding of the Republican Party and its specific purpose of asserting the core values of the American founding - in particular, the assertion of the 'Right to Life' of slaves and the civic duty to free them...

Duration:00:27:56

076: Election Movement in the Right To Life

11/10/2018
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In this episode of Life Matters Commissioner Johnston examines the aftermath of the 2018 General Election. There are several important principles to be learnt in looking at how candidates addressed the life issues, and in particular those candidates who are willing to stand and declare what they are against - that is to say what the pro-abortion opponent’s actual position is. The vast majority of Americans do not support unlimited abortion on demand, for any reason or for no reason in...

Duration:00:27:56

075: The Why of Elections and Specific Candidates

11/3/2018
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In this final episode covering election season, Brian gives an overview as to why the "Right to Life" is an essential concept when it comes to laws, law making, and the current elections. The Right to Life presumes an important foundational element to our legal system. It is a statement that the government has certain duties, principally the duty to protect the lives of the governed, and specifically the innocent governed. The 'non-innocent', the miscreant, it has a duty to restrain in its...

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074: A Single Vote Makes A Difference

10/20/2018
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Brian reviews some of the many situations where one vote has made a difference. He spends special time reflecting on recent California elections. As important as voting is, it is meaningless and even dangerous if there is not some understanding of the principles being voted on. We don't vote to simply vote. We vote to implement policy via the people we put in place. With a special focus on this election cycle, Brian then ticks through the significant races in California. Perhaps the most...

Duration:00:27:58

073: The Culture Is Dependent On YOU Voting!

10/6/2018
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In this edition of Life Matters Commissioner Johnston builds on the basic premise of what the 'Right to Life" really is. It is not about your opinion or your feelings. It is not about your personal religion. It is about a simple fact often asked in the history of Western Civilization: "Does the law protect the innocent? And if not, why not?" Brian begins from a rather extraordinary source, the Catholic Catechism (2273). The Catholic Catechism itself declares that this issue is not religious...

Duration:00:27:56

072: The Civic Responsibility of Fully Participating in Elections

9/29/2018
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The right to life is a very specific idea that our founding fathers put in the founding documents of our nation. They were reflecting a cultural value they’d inherited through Western Civilization - the idea that human life is significant, that human beings are not merely animals. Therefore, the laws should protect vulnerable human beings from the predations of people who would take advantage of them, including the government. We are in a battle of ideas. If you do not engage in the issues...

Duration:00:27:56

071: Understanding the Election “Season”

9/19/2018
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The right to life, the principle that every individual is unique and that every human life is valuable and should be protected are important concepts that are enshrined in the founding documents of the United States. Today we will talk about the culture that emanates from those ideas which is important because it is the culture that we’ve inherited as citizens but one that is also under attack. So often we can take these ideals that our culture is rooted in for granted and fail to see that...

Duration:00:27:56

Interview with Jim Wilson, Author, Generation

9/6/2018
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Brian interviews Jim Wilson, Author, lecturer, Anglican priest, regarding his new work Generation, a novel exploring the deeper issues of the 1960's. Brian explains how Life Matters explores the ideas of the right to life, that every life has a significance that can not be readily recognized, yet is given by our sheer humanity. "Endowed by our Creator with certain inalienable rights," was how America's founders put it. But this was a reflection of the ideas which they had inherited up to...

Duration:00:27:56

069: Manipulated Suicide

8/25/2018
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Brian joins Alexandra Snyder of Life Legal Defense Foundation at the State Capitol as they discuss AB 282, a measure to expand assisted suicide marketing in California. Assisted suicide was legalized in California in 2015 but has been in court challenges, led by Life Legal Defense. On June 15, 2018 an appeals court again removed the stay on the law, and it will apparently remain legal until the case works its way up to the State Supreme Court. It is therefore legal at the moment for you to...

Duration:00:27:56

068: What are the REAL public sentiments regarding abortion?

8/11/2018
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The facts matter! In this program Brian is on the other side of the table in his interview with Craig Roberts, host on "Life Line" on SF Bay area's KFAX. This is a more careful analysis of polls and of the language used by pollsters, NOT in an attempt to discover public opinion, but instead to intentionally form public opinion. This is being done in the summer of 2018 precisely because advocates of abortion on-demand fear the approval by Judge Brett Kavanaugh may pose a threat to...

Duration:00:27:56

The Truth About China, the Truth About Population

8/4/2018
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Once China fell to Communist control in the 1940's, a deafening silence was all that could be heard from its people and even its government. Bits and pieces were known of the on-going 'Cultural Revolution'. Mao's decades long, vice-like grip on the lives of millions slowly loosened only to be wrenched from his dying hands by more faceless, less iconic members of the politburo. In the early 1980's the still VERY Communist China slowly allowed foreigners access to its culture and its...

Duration:00:27:56

066: Self-evident Truths and the Laws of Nature with Fr. Frank Pavone

7/27/2018
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At the 2018 National Right to Life Convention, Brian had the opportunity to speak with Fr. Frank Pavone. Fr. Frank is a Catholic priest who has been in the right-to-life movement for a long time. But, the right to life issue in simply a Catholic issue. But, is the right to life simply a Catholic issue? As Fr. Frank points out, it is not about Catholicism or any other religion for that matter. It is not about our faith. It transcends that. This battle is a battle for the heart of...

Duration:00:27:56

065: The Importance of State Laws. The Real Significance of Roe and Doe

7/21/2018
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Every human being is unique. We are not mere animals. Our founding fathers put it well that human beings did not invent themselves and government did not create human beings. We are created by a Creator and endowed uniquely by that Creator with certain inalienable rights, first and foremost the right to life. It is the government’s duty to protect your right to be alive and all of the rights that then emanate from your life. We will talk about California today and the need for the state...

Duration:00:27:56

065: The Importance of State Laws. The Real Significance of Roe and Doe

7/14/2018
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Every human being is unique. We are not mere animals. Our founding fathers put it well that human beings did not invent themselves and government did not create human beings. We are created by a Creator and endowed uniquely by that Creator with certain inalienable rights, first and foremost the right to life. It is the government’s duty to protect your right to be alive and all of the rights that then emanate from your life. We will talk about California today and the need for the state...

Duration:00:27:57