Post Tagged with: "advocacy"

145: Should Government Be the Agent of Change in Abortion?

145: Should Government Be the Agent of Change in Abortion?

Few things feed the power the state more than when we invite it to become the ultimate arbiter of right and wrong. This is particularly true regarding the topic of abortion where the moral question at the root of the dialogue is getting lost in the struggle to impose solutions on others. Is using the force of law to establish our position the best solution? Could more innocent lives be saved without appealing to the state?   Links mentioned: Society and the State Episode 130: Joe Baker on An Innovative Approach to Abortion How Dependency on Government Makes Us Less, […]
May 29, 2019
130: Joe Baker on An Innovative Approach to Abortion

130: Joe Baker on An Innovative Approach to Abortion

Few things are as controversial as the topic of abortion. One-size-fits-all approaches only tend to reinforce the controversy by causing their proponents to dig in ideologically. In today’s episode, Connor visits with Joe Baker from Save the Storks. Joe’s work is proving to be a creative way to tackle the issue with a eye towards furthering the protection of innocent lives. Bridge-builders are few and far between on this subject, so listen as Joe explains how it’s done. Links mentioned: 8 Out Of 10 Women Change Their Mind on Abortion After Visiting a Stork Bus. Why So Many? Save the […]
December 22, 2018
124: Paige Figi on the Little Girl Who Changed the Medicinal Cannabis Debate

124: Paige Figi on the Little Girl Who Changed the Medicinal Cannabis Debate

Nothing helps to shift public perception on an issue like putting a human face and story to how the issue affects common people. Paige Figi is the mother of Charlotte, a young girl who suffered from a severe form of epilepsy. Charlotte is one of thousands of patients who have found authentic relief in medicinal cannabis products. Paige joins us to discuss how her little girl’s illness prompted an exhaustive effort to gain access to a powerful naturally occurring plant that makes a world of difference in Charlotte’s life.  
November 14, 2018
75: How to Get Media Attention for Your Cause

75: How to Get Media Attention for Your Cause

Having a cause is fine and dandy. But what good does it do if no one else knows about it? For that matter, what good is getting media attention if you can’t communicate your message with credibility? Getting the word out isn’t rocket science. In this episode, we discuss how to dial in your message and how to market it to the appropriate media to make sure your cause is getting the right kind of attention.   
April 26, 2018
63: Connor Boyack on How to Lobby In Your Pajamas

63: Connor Boyack on How to Lobby In Your Pajamas

When it comes to exerting political influence, far too many people seem to thing that this is something best left to politicians and professional lobbyists. What if being an effective citizen was easier than you’ve been led to believe? In this episode, Connor walks us through the simple steps involved in making your voice heard by your elected representatives. The only reason more people don’t tend to do this is that they simply haven’t been taught how.
February 7, 2018
34: Matt Kibbe on How to Market to Millennials

34: Matt Kibbe on How to Market to Millennials

When it comes to numbers, the Millennial generation is king. This means they’ll have an increasing amount of influence on society as they mature. If you want to influence the members of this generation, it’s going to require different tactics than previous generations did. Economist and author Matt Kibbe joins us to discuss what works and what doesn’t when it comes to advocating for liberty and free markets among Millennials.
September 29, 2017