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We have a solid hour of news for you today. We start with some headlines and then hear why one medical organization is opposed to a recent Executive Order that will open the floodgates of pain and surgical mutilation for troubled young people. We then learn about a ruling on a case that attempted to give “rights” to an elephant. Lastly, we will discuss what one radical group has planned once the Dobbs decision comes down. Get ready to think biblically and critically!
What happens when someone ‘pushes your buttons’? How do you control not reacting in a negative way? How do you control the feelings of anger? If there a connection between anger and our thought life? Are we trying to get people to behave a certain way or is this really a question of changing our thought life? Join us to get the answers to these questions and more as learn how to have healthy, Christ-honoring relationships.
Jeffrey J. Barrows, DO, MA (Ethics), serves as Senior Vice President of Bioethics and Public Policy for Christian Medical & Dental Associations. Dr. Barrows is an obstetrician/gynecologist, author, educator, medical ethicist, and speaker. He completed his medical degree at the Des Moines College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery in 1978 and his residency training in obstetrics and gynecology at Doctors Hospital in Columbus, Ohio.
Lawyer and award winning author, Wesley J. Smith, is a Senior Fellow at the Discovery Institute’s Center on Human Exceptionalism. He is also a consultant to the Patients’ Rights Council. Smith left the full time practice of law in 1985 to pursue a career in writing and public advocacy. In May 2004, because of his work in bioethics, he was named by the National Journal as one of the nation's top expert thinkers in bioengineering. In 2008, the Human Life Foundation named him a Great Defender of Life for his work against assisted suicide and euthanasia. He is the author or coauthor of twelve books and blogs about human life and dignity at Human Exceptionalism, hosted by National Review Online.
Dr. Linda Mintle is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed clinical social worker and national expert on relationships and the psychology of food, weight and body image. With 30 years of clinical experience working with couples, families and individuals, she brings her common sense approach to people who want to live in positive mental health. Dr. Mintle is a best-selling author with 19 book titles to her credit, winner of the Mom’s Choice Award, a national news consultant, featured writer for Beliefnet and hosts her own website.