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093: The Light of Day - Abortion Happenings In Our Nation

5/18/2019
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The right to life is a very specific thing. It is an assertion of a legal principle. It is not an expression of feelings, or of personal theology, but rather an assertion that the duty of government is to protect innocent lives. The abortion controversy has taken a dramatic turn in 2019 with the adoption of laws in some states and proposals in others, that abortions be legalized throughout the entire nine months of pregnancy, and in the situation where a child is born alive in the course...

Duration:00:27:56

092: The Significance of the Individual

4/29/2019
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In this episode Brian Johnston looks further into the insidious legislation being put into law around the country - law that allows for late-term abortions including post-term abortions. In California, where the Democrat party is essentially pupeteered by Planned Parenthood, the danger of this law coming to our state is very, very real. We need to condemn this great evil while it is exposed. Do not let the opportunity to remind Americans of their own conscience pass you by. This episode...

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091: Life Fest Film Festival 2019

4/18/2019
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This episode of Life Matters explores the upcoming Life Fest Film Festival. In particular, this episode focuses like a laser on one extraordinary film, Unplanned. Unplanned is the story of Abby Johnson and her escape from the influences of, and employment by Planned Parenthood affiliates of America. Abby had been a nominal Christian and risen to the highest levels of recognition within Planned Parenthood. Her conscience was finally awakened when she was asked to participate in a...

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090: California Specific for April 2019

3/30/2019
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Brian dedicates this episode to specific issues within California in April, 2019. SB-24 is the reintroduction of last year‘s SB-320, a measure which would require every state college and university to distribute the abortion drug RU486. RU486 is not a “morning after pill.” It is a chemical, an artificial steroid designed to alter a young mother’s body - taken only after she has missed her first two periods. There is clearly a young, growing child in her womb. The first part of the regimen...

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089: “Medicare for All” - The Tragedy of Socialized Medicine

3/23/2019
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Commissioner Johnston discusses the tragedy of socialized medicine and its failure wherever it has been employed. Brian relates personal stories of Canadian healthcare and the healthcare system of the NHS in the UK as well as the similar system in Ireland. Professor David Warner, a dear friend and colleague with whom the Commissioner had worked, received an appointment to a professorship in Canada. While there, David Warner was diagnosed with multiple myeloma bone cancer. The Canadian...

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088: Spring of 2019 - A Startling Turning-point in the Battle for Life

3/2/2019
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There has been an amazing change in the right to life debate in the United States. Starting with the actions of the New York State Legislature on January 22, 2019 and continuing through several other states from Vermont, Virginia and New Mexico. Each has introduced late-term and even “post-term” abortion laws. The push for unlimited abortion is wide open. The United States Senate voted on the “Born Alive Infant Protection Act” on February 26, 2019. In that vote, 44 Democrats were opposed...

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087: President Trump and Late Term Abortion

2/23/2019
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We are at a unique moment in the fight for Life. The State of New York and several other states are pushing beyond all sensible bounds and legalizing late-term and even post-birth abortion. The vast majority of Americans oppose such abortions. The deceptive reporting of the abortion issue has camouflaged the fact that late Term abortion - Gosnell type abortion - has been legal under Roe. The President has led the way in boldness and clarity. He has openly exposed and condemned such evil....

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086: The Legalization of Infanticide

2/16/2019
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Mid-February 2019 saw a dramatic change in the public acknowledgement of the Right to Life. The State of New York passed a sweeping abortion measure and also struck down a law protecting children who were born alive in the process of abortion. They legalized infanticide. Worse, the entire legislature then “celebrated” this as part of feminist liberation. The states of Virginia, Vermont, New Mexico and others also introduced similar legislation. As we have noted in previous programs, the...

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085: The Attack On Common Sense - Part II

2/9/2019
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Progressivism has embraced moral and ethical absurdities as somehow 'true,’ even 'Post-birth' abortion is now seriously being put forward as just law in a number of states. Few people understand the genesis of this widespread thinking, where it came from, or just how deeply-engrained and pervasive it actually is. Brian Johnston explains that many of our contemporaries, even those who may sit in pews in your church, self-described 'Christians,' in practice have been caught in their minds...

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084: The Attack on Common Sense - Peter Singer Explains

2/1/2019
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Progressivism has embraced moral and ethical absurdities as somehow 'true,’ even 'Post-birth' abortion is now seriously being put forward as just law in a number of states. Few people understand the genesis of this widespread thinking, where it came from, or just how deeply engrained and pervasive it actually is. Because the abortion issue and all of the ‘right to life' debate emanates from the 'battle of ideas,' Brian examines the actual roots of 'progressivism' and the deadly serious,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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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...

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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...

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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