Over the next few weeks, I’ll be running a series on the history of the Rescue Movement on The Bridgehead, featuring interviews with the various leaders and veterans of Operation Rescue. The anti-abortion movement has always fought an uphill battle, both in Canada and the United States. The apathy of the culture, the pervasiveness of…Details
In the second installment in our History of the Rescue Movement, veteran pro-life activist Bill Calvin joins Jonathon to talk about the Rescue Movement from the late 1980s to its final days.
In the first installment in our History of the Rescue Movement series, Jonathon talks to Rev. Patrick Mahoney. Rev. Mahoney was one of the leaders of Operation Rescue, and shares stories and insights from behind the scenes and on the streets.
In a society where logic and reason are increasingly things of the past and most of our current debates centre around feelings, how do we convey essential truths to the culture around us? Christian apologist Jojo Ruba of Faith Beyond Belief joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss how we can reach those around us on…Details
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…Details
The destruction and corruption of children is a mainstay of the Sexual Revolution, and has been from the beginning. Children are the inconvenient result of sex, and since sex is supposed to be “recreational,” meaning, “sterile,” abortion is needed to shred and pulverize any children who do end up showing up. The innocence of children,…Details
When Rolling Stone reported on a brutal gang-rape at a UVA fraternity, left-wingers and right-wingers alike recoiled in horror. I read the story myself, and it was truly stomach-turning stuff. For those who claim a “rape culture” in the form of sky-rocketing sexual assault rates on campuses is developing on campuses across North America, this…Details
As the abortion industry increasingly kills children outside the womb as well as inside the womb, Jonathon looks at the rampant cases of infanticide here in Canada. Jill Stanek, a popular pro-life blogger, activist, and former nurse joins him to discuss her experience discovering babies that were born alive and left to die in the…Details
Josh Gilman is a former radio host and political staffer who recently decided to dedicate his life to launching Canada’s very first anti-porn organization, Strength to Fight. He joins Jonathon to talk about the need for anti-porn activism–and how Strength to Fight is stepping up.
Jonathon Van Maren discusses the #No2Trudeau Campaign from the road. In a year where no politician wants to discuss abortion, the biggest pro-life campaign in Canadian history is set to make abortion a major election issue.