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Janet (Folger) Porter is the founder and president of Faith2Action - created to WIN the cultural war by working TOGETHER with the most effective organizations on the side of faith and family. She hosted a live daily radio program, Faith2Action with Janet Porter, from March 2003 until May 2010. She has a 60-second daily commentary that is heard on about 200 stations. The commentaries can also be heard anywhere on the Faith2Action website at F2A.org.
Before she started Faith2Action in 2003, Janet served as the National Director for the Center for Reclaiming America, founded by Dr. D. James Kennedy [from 1997-2002] where she launched an online effort that resulted in one of the largest pro-family grassroots armies in the nation-more than 500,000 strong.
Before that, Janet served for nine years as Legislative Director of Ohio Right to Life where she successfully lobbied for passage of the nation's first and partial-birth abortion ban, which sparked the national debate in Congress and throughout the country. She also secured passage of the Woman's Right to Know Law, Parental Consent, Fetal Homicide, Clinic Regulations, Adoption reform, as well as removing all state funding of abortion.
Janet has appeared on NBC's Today Show, ABC's Evening News, 20/20, and Nightline, CBS This Morning, FOX News including The O'Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes, The Big Story, Heartland, and Huckabee, MSNBC including Hardball with Chris Mathews, CNN, including Inside Politics and CNN Headline News, and the syndicated Extra among others.
Janet has been profiled in The New York Times, People magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the Miami Herald, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dayton Daily News, Akron Beacon Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer, is listed one of the city's 10 most fascinating faces in Miami Metro Magazine and is recognized in Who's Who.
She has debated Planned Parenthood president, Gloria Feldt, National Organization of Women (NOW) president, Kim Gandy, former NOW president, Patricia Ireland, Jack Kevorkian, as well as spokespeople from the ACLU, The Human Rights Campaign, NARAL, GLSEN, and Atheist Organizations.
Janet has also appeared on hundreds of radio programs, including multiple appearances on USA Radio Network News, SRN News as well as programs hosted by: Colonel Oliver North, Alan Keyes, Pat Buchanan, Janet Parshall, and former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee.
In 2000, Janet authored the book, True to Life, her life story and dramatic lessons learned in the pro-life movement. Her second book, :30 Seconds to Common Sense, featuring a compilation of her Award-winning radio and TV commentaries, was published in 2001. Janet's newest books are, What's a Girl to Do? While Waiting for Mr. Right (2004), The Criminalization of Christianity (2005), and Truth to Go (2008), that she co-wrote with F2A Communications Director Ross Conley.
Janet has received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Christian Humanitarian Service from the South Florida Bible College and Theological Seminary. She graduated with honors from Cleveland State University with a Masters degree in Communication.