The midterms just guaranteed that the Trump Administration can continue to transform the judiciary

By Jonathon Van Maren A few takeaways from the midterm election results. I’m happy with the outcome. Republicans have expanded their majority in the Senate, and that means that the caravan of conservative justices will continue to flood the circuit courts and perhaps even the Supreme Court. The Trump Administration is constructing a judicial dam…

Defending Western civilization: A conversation with Sir Roger Scruton

By Jonathon Van Maren Knighted in 2016 for “services to philosophy, teaching, and public education,” there is perhaps no academic so articulate and so fierce in his defence of Western civilization as Sir Roger Scruton. A graduate of Cambridge, anti-Communist Cold Warrior, professor in the Humanities Research Institute at Buckingham University, and author of over…

Northern Ireland pro-life leader: We’re holding back legalized abortion by a thread

By Jonathon Van Maren As the devastating results of the Republic of Ireland’s abortion referendum came in on May 25, abortion activists erupted into wild celebration. Several of them waved a sign declaring, ominously and triumphantly, that “The North Is Next.” Many people forget that while abortion has become legal in the Republic of Ireland,…