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Whole Life Rising
59 minutes | Jun 10, 2021
Episode 4 - Gloria Purvis
Gloria Purvis is the host of The Gloria Purvis Podcast, produced in collaboration with America Media. A radio and media personality, she has appeared in various media outlets including the New York Times, Washington Post, PBS Newshour, and EWTN News Nightly. She previously hosted Morning Glory, an international radio show. In this episode, she describes her commitment to upholding the dignity of every person, the faith that inspires that commitment, systemic racism, the response of pro-lifers to persistent racial injustice, and her new podcast. Co-hosts Kristen Day and Robert Christian discuss the Supreme Court’s decision to hear a case that centers on a Mississippi law that would prohibit most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, new voter suppression laws and efforts to strengthen democracy and secure voting rights, recent events on the Hyde Amendment, and a letter to Congress on paid leave and sick days, accommodations for pregnant workers, and efforts to reduce inequity and improve infant and maternal health. They also discuss this month’s question of the month: Are we looking at the end of the Hyde Amendment? You can support the show here: https://support.democratsforlife.org/product/2EFF09A/whole-life-rising
58 minutes | Mar 26, 2021
Episode 3 - Michael Sean Winters
Michael Sean Winters is an award-winning columnist at the National Catholic Reporter, where he often writes about the intersection of faith and politics. He is also the author of Left At the Altar: How Democrats Lost The Catholics And How Catholics Can Save The Democrats. In this episode, he talks about the 2020 and 2022 elections, the state of the parties, “Pope Francis voters”, the role of money in politics, and the Biden administration. Co-hosts Kristen Day and Robert Christian discuss the recent passage of the COVID-relief package, the possibility of an increase in the minimum wage, and upcoming whole life events, along with the question of the month: “Should we care what men think about abortion?” You can support the show here: https://support.democratsforlife.org/product/2EFF09A/whole-life-rising
53 minutes | Feb 18, 2021
Episode 2 - Jeannie Gaffigan
Jeannie Gaffigan is a writer, director, producer, best-selling author, and philanthropist—as well as a great champion of life, human dignity, and protecting the vulnerable. In this episode, she discusses her decision to endorse Joe Biden, how whole life Biden voters should approach his presidency, her experience as a mother of five children, her time working on the Jim Gaffigan Show, and her book “When Life Gives You Pears: The Healing Power of Family, Faith, and Funny People” on her experience with a pear-sized brain tumor. Co-hosts Kristen Day and Robert Christian discuss the opportunities and challenges whole life advocates may face with Joe Biden in office, reflect upon the insurrectionist attack on the Capitol, and look at how whole life candidates performed in the 2020 elections. You can support the show here: support.democratsforlife.org/product/2E…ife-rising Thanks!
39 minutes | Oct 22, 2020
Episode 1 - Justin Giboney
Justin Giboney, an attorney and political strategist in Atlanta, GA, is the co-founder and president of the AND Campaign. In the podcast’s debut episode, he discusses the AND Campaign and its Whole Life Project, efforts to advance racial justice, the importance of democracy and voting rights, how religious and secular political activists can work together to protect human dignity, and more with co-hosts Kristen Day and Robert Christian. He also discusses his new book, Compassion (&) Conviction. Kristen and Robert cover the latest news affecting the whole life movement, answer the question of the month (How can you remain a Democrat when you are pro-life?), and discuss the upcoming elections. You can support the show here: https://support.democratsforlife.org/product/2EFF09A/whole-life-rising Thanks!
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