US judge orders state to cut off male convict’s genitals so he can be jailed as ‘female’

By Jonathon Van Maren If you’ve ever wondered whether judges have the power to define or redefine reality, consider a recent ruling by Judge B. Lynn Winmill of Idaho’s U.S. District Court on December 13. According to ABC News—and notice the language used here—the state of Idaho “must provide gender confirmation surgery to a transgender inmate…

The faith of the American soldier–and how LGBT activists are backing military chaplains into a corner

By Jonathon Van Maren One of America’s key chroniclers of how the history of the United States has been shaped by the Christian faith is Stephen Mansfield, the author and co-author of over eighteen books, most recently Choosing Donald Trump: God, Anger, Hope, and Why Christian Conservatives Supported Him. His books The Faith of George…

If science shows why abortion is wrong, why is the pro-life movement so Christian?

By Jonathon Van Maren “Are you guys religious?” It’s a question every pro-life activist doing educational outreach has heard. The question is always leveled suspiciously, as if the truth of our abortion victim photography is contingent on whether or not pro-life activists believe in God. The response to this question is simple: Abortion is wrong…