The hospital that refused to release Alfie Evans was once busted for secretly stockpiling baby organs

By Jonathon Van Maren The Alder Hey Children’s Hospital—which has been keeping Alfie Evans in their custody against the wishes of his parents (I wrote up a timeline of the ongoing saga here)—is apparently no stranger to controversy. In 2005, in fact, The Guardian reported that “Alder Hey pathologist ‘stockpiled children’s organs.’” Here are the…

Canadian pro-choice activist lied about pro-life harassment–and is now headed to court

By Jonathon Van Maren When the debate over Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s bubble zone legislation first came up last year, I pointed out something that the media will never cover: Pro-life activists are routinely subjected to violent threats, physical intimidation, and assault. In fact, if pro-lifers publicized each instance and the media covered these incidents…

Bodies on Toronto streets

By Jonathon Van Mren As most of you will have heard by now, nine people have been killed and at least sixteen are injured after a white van hammered through pedestrians in downtown Toronto today in the Yonge and Finch area. The suspect fled the scene, and made it nearly three kilometres before police apprehended…