Jonathon Van Maren

Welcome to The Bridgehead!

A bridgehead is defined as “a strong position secured by an army inside enemy territory from which to advance or attack.” In today’s culture wars, a bridgehead of truth and common sense is exactly what we need. As Ronald Reagan once said, “When you’re outnumbered and surrounded and someone yells ‘charge,’ any way you’re facing…


Alyssa Milano’s story about her two aborted children highlights how abortion is lethal selfishness

By Jonathon Van Maren Since relaunching the #MeToo movement in October of 2017, Alyssa Milano has been popping up everywhere. A onetime TV actress and now activist, she showed up at the Brett Kavanaugh hearings, responded to state-level abortion restrictions by suggesting a sex strike (a proposal pro-life leaders heartily endorsed), and has campaigned against pro-life…


New study says exposure to porn makes teen boys 2 to 3 times more likely to perpetrate sexual violence against girls

By Jonathon Van Maren For the past several years now, I have been highlighting the connections between sexual violence and pornography in presentations, radio debates and interviews, one book, and dozens of columns. Most recently in this space, for example, I took a look at the stomach-churning new statistics that indicate that a quarter of women…