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May 7, 2020

Rule of Law and Civil Disobedience During a Pandemic (Audio: Interview)

In a spirited conversation with 660AM Radio Host Mark Davis, IPI President Tom Giovanetti explains, even in a pandemic, the rule of law must be applied consistently--despite our personal sympathies.  

April 28, 2020

The Role of Government During a Pandemic (Audio: Interview)

In a conversation with 660AM Radio Host Mark Davis, IPI President Tom Giovanett discusses the governors' back to work orders, reminding us the Founding Fathers designed the scope of government to keep us "free", not keep us "safe." 

September 10, 2019

It's Time for Free Americans to Secure Ourselves From Deranged Gunmen (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with Chris Salcedo on Houston's KSEV, DFW's WBAP, and Newsmax TV, IPI president Tom Giovanetti says while no new laws are needed to confront the problem of mass shootings, it is time for a free America to self-organize and secure public and private spaces against the deranged. 

September 9, 2019

We Can Stop Mass Shootings Without Passing New Laws (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis, Tom Giovanetti discusses his op-ed in the Dallas Morning News on how we can prevent mass shootings without passing any new legislation, as well as IPI's upcoming event with NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine. 

May 31, 2019

Voter Fraud and Illegal Immigration with John Fund (Audio: Interview)

Guest hosting Point of View, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews takes a look at the problem of widespread voter fraud and also illegal immigration with National Review’s John Fund and former Texas state senator Don Huffines.

May 15, 2019

Should States Be Left to Decide If Incarcerated Felons Can Vote? (Audio: Interview)

In an interview with nationally syndicated host Michael Berry, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the new push from Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to restore by federal statute voting rights to convicted felons while in prison.

May 10, 2019

Should Incarcerated Felons Be Able to Vote? (Audio: Interview)

Bernie Sanders says convicted felons should be able to vote from prison. IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews weighs in on WJIM's Steve Gruber Show. 

May 10, 2019

Should Convicts Get the Vote? (Audio: Interview)

IPI's Dr. Merrill Matthews joins Don Kroah on WAVA in Washington DC to discuss whether incarcerated felons ought to be able to vote from prison. 

March 18, 2019

Hot Topic: Eminent Domain (Audio: Interview)

There are valid private-sector uses of eminent domain, says Tom Giovanetti on 660 AM - The Answer's Mark Davis Show. In this interview, Tom clarifies some wayward and often problematic thinking regarding eminent domain, a difficult subject matter, but one that is guaranteed by the Constitution as long as two key conditions are met. 

November 19, 2018

Due Process, the Lame-Duck, and Hope for Criminal Justice Reform? (Audio: Interview)

In a discussion on Point of View, IPI’s Dr. Merrill Matthews discusses the temporary reinstatement of CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s White House press pass by a federal judge, what Congress can achieve in the lame-duck session, and whether there’s bipartisan support for efforts such as criminal justice reform.

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