Life Report: Pro-Life Talk. Real World Answers is a weekly Television and Radio show produced by Right to Life of Central California, dedicated to the rational discussion of abortion, stem cell research, human cloning, euthanasia, and bioethics. Through round table discussions and interviews with the top experts on the subject, Life Report provides answers to the toughest questions regarding abortion in the 21st century. By providing in-depth educational content to our viewers we live out our mission statement to “Engage, Equip and Embrace”. We are always open to new ideas for future episodes and how we can better serve our community. Please email us with your thoughts, comments or ideas. We also want to thank all of our wonderful donors and fans for their generous support. Share truth and protect life!
Rebecca Peerson, Director of Education and PR, Right to Life of Central California
Rebecca believes that there can never truly be “Equal Rights” in our society until the dignity and humanity of the unborn are recognized by all members of our nation. She believes the pro-life movement is not just a cause but a crusade and we are the voice for the voiceless. Rebecca is a Clinical Educator with over a decade of experience working in the public health setting, she has counseled and advocated for sexual assault victims, worked in the both the Clinical and Educational setting of L&D nursing, and served 10 years of honorable service in the US Navy. Her spiritual faith is a foundation of peace, clarity and understanding of the compassion needed within the pro-life movement. Rebecca desires to use Life Report as a platform to continually provide in-depth knowledge and education on all issues related to the preservation of life.
Liz Goddard: Operations Director, Right to Life Central California
Elizabeth Goddard is the Operations Director at Right to Life Central California. She has been active in the pro-life arena since her early teens. Liz’s first pro-life experiences began through her local pro-life youth group while she pursued her paralegal degree at the College of Sequoias. Those activities shaped Liz’s dedication to the pro-life movement and she committed to use her skills to further the message of life until we convey equal rights and value to all human beings, both born and unborn. As a long-term volunteer she enjoyed working with Right to Life of Central California to bring the message of life to college students in her community through presentations and educational displays in local forums. She is the former president and founder of Fresno State Students for Life and has a passion for public speaking and debate. Elizabeth was hired in September of 2013 and now works full-time with Right to Life to ensure the office operations of RLCC run smoothly and efficently. She holds a Bachelor’s in Communications from Fresno State University and a Paralegal degree from College of Sequoias. In July 2010, Elizabeth married the love of her life (and fellow pro-life advocate) Kyle. Elizabeth and Kyle are active members of their church and in her free time she enjoys visitng family, traveling and sampling culinary delights!
Marcos is first and foremost a husband and father. He has four beautiful children with his wife Belen, their names are: Elias, Miabella, Kiara and Francisco. Marcos holds a BS degree and a MA degree in Kinesiology from Fresno State University. His respect for life and the human body is expressed by this quote: “I have always been amazed by the human body and its amazing capabilities. Our human bodies were ultimately made to honor God. None of which could be possible without the right to life.”
Marcos has been involved with youth ministry in both Spanish and English speaking groups for over 16 years at St. Joachim Catholic church in Madera. (his home parish) He has spoken at many youth and adult groups throughout the valley on various aspects of the faith including the pro-life position. For the past eight years, he and his wife Belen have been involved with the Theology of the Body ministry at their parish, where he and his wife educate and encourage our youth to live their sexuality in God’s plan. Through this ministry he has become more in touch with the pro-life movement. He has gained a great passion for the pro-life cause and hopes to do his best in helping out RLCC in its efforts to defend life.
Marcos enjoys spending time with his family especially playing soccer with son and dancing with his daughters. He also enjoys playing any sport that can get his heart rate going and playing the guitar.
Edgar Guzman: Creative Director, Right to Life of Central California
Edgar is our NEW Creative Director and Life Report Producer! More info to come, check back soon for his personal bio.
Michael Salinas: Executive Director, Right to Life Central California Michael holds a Bachelor’s degree in Theatre Art from Fresno State University, and a Master’s degree in Pastoral Ministries from Holy Names University in Oakland, CA. On the first of January, 2014, Michael became the Executive Director of Right to Life of Central CA, bringing with him over fifteen years of community outreach experience and a lifetime of striving to serve the Lord. His dedication to the sanctity of human life, from conception to natural death, inspires all he does for Right to Life of Central CA, and in his personal life. He is determined to earn your vote of confidence through his actions both within the organization and through the Central Valley.
Trent Horn: Apologist and Speaker, Catholic Answers
Trent Horn holds a Master’s degree in Theology from the Franciscan University of Steubenville and is currently an apologist and speaker for Catholic Answers. He previously served as a training specialist with Justice for All (JFA), a pro-life organization whose mission is to “train thousands, to make abortion unthinkable for millions, one person at a time.” He specializes in training pro-lifers to intelligently and compassionately engage pro-choice advocates in genuine dialogue. He is also the creator of the documentary Abortion: Inside the Choice, which is available from Arizona Right to Life.
Steve Wagner is the Director of Training at Justice For All. He has spent hundreds of hours interacting with abortion choice advocates on 30 university campuses in the United States and Canada including the University of California (San Diego and Los Angeles), the University of Colorado at Boulder, the University of Missouri at Columbia, the University of North Texas, Texas A & M University, and Metropolitan State College of Denver. Frustrated by shallow stereotypes and disrespectful activism, he passionately works to build common ground in the seemingly endless abortion debate and make a reasonable and clear case for the pro-life position. He has debated professors at the University of Toronto and California State University and regularly trains students at Focus on the Family Institute. He’s the author of Common Ground Without Compromise: 25 Questions to Create Dialogue on Abortion and he’s contributed to the upcoming Youth Apologetics Study Bible and another book entitled Apologetics for a New Generation. A native Californian, Steve resides with his wife Rebecca and their two children in Wichita, Kansas.