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…

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Parents sue school after their six-year-old daughter was told “girls don’t exist,” conscience legislation passes in Alberta (and other stories)

By Jonathon Van Maren A round-up of important culture war news: *** A pro-life hero most people have never heard of passed away recently. As The College Fix put it: Michael Uhlmann, who passed away last month, may be the most consequential government official you’ve never heard of. His doctoral dissertation helped save the Electoral…

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School board rules that biological boys can access girl’s locker room despite protest from female students

By Jonathon Van Maren The so-called “bathroom wars” are continuing to rage across the United States, tearing school communities apart over a fundamental question: should the privacy and comfort of girls be sacrificed for the sake of a handful of students who claim to be born into the wrong bodies, often egged on by ideological…

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Can anything stop the LGBT juggernaut?

By Jonathon Van Maren Since my column last week warning that Christian communities have virtually no defence against LGBTQ activists who fully intend to come after our schools (like they did in Alberta last year), our freedom of speech and assembly (like Trinity Western University, a small evangelical university that found itself the subject of a years-long judicial witch-hunt), and…

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Rainbow poppies and religious tests for political leaders: The LGBT movement keeps pushing

By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this week, I wrote that things in Canada are moving very, very quickly to the point where the LGBT movement has the power to begin imposing the worldview of the Sexual Revolution on the country—including Christian communities. Angry, abusive mobs are attempting to de-platform anyone who refuses to say that biological men…

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Spokeswoman for birthing organization fired from position for saying only women give birth

By Jonathon Van Maren The transgender movement’s tactics are predictable, but it is still breathtaking to watch biology get transformed into hate speech so swiftly. First, the LGBT movement pushed for the acceptance of their chosen terminology. Progressive politicians, the media, and the entertainment industry climbed on board without a single question. With the framework…

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