Massive pro-life rally in Guatemala forces politicians to back away from plans to legalize some abortions

By Jonathon Van Maren Although few people noticed, the pro-life movement achieved another enormous victory earlier this week. This time it was in Guatemala, where activists had been pushing the government to loosen restrictions on abortion. A proposed bill had contained a clause that would have legalized abortion in certain cases (such as sexual assault)—but…

Education Minister David Eggen says funding will be pulled from religious schools that refuse gay-straight alliance clubs

By Jonathon Van Maren According to the Edmonton Journal, Alberta’s education minister has just announced that he is taking the next step in the NDP government’s crackdown on the province’s religious schools—and that action against these schools will occur by the end of the school year: Alberta private schools that fail to publicly post policies…