As America’s culture war heats up, leftists seem to brace for violence

By Jonathon Van Maren July 2, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Perhaps nothing has revealed the stark American divide like the question that sprang from the lips of commentators from the moment the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy was announced: Will there be violence?There is in this question a recognition that two great masses of American people have moved…

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Leftists hate Laura Ingalls Wilder because her portrayals of Christianity and family life are so beautiful

By Jonathon Van Maren June 29, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Every year, thousands upon thousands of people arrive in De Smet, South Dakota in minivans filled with sweaty and excited children. They are here to see a small, nondescript white frame house with a sign in front of it that explains why everyone is here: Ingalls Home…

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Another loss in the Canadian courts: Alberta’s NDP prepares to move against Christian schools

By Jonathon Van Maren When Canada’s Supreme Court announced that a decision on the Trinity Western University law school case was imminent and the forthcoming decision on an injunction against Bill 24 in Alberta was suddenly delayed, I immediately suspected that the Alberta court was waiting to find out what would happen with TWU before…

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Picasso forced his mistress to abort and then immortalized her broken spirit in art

By Jonathon Van Maren June 27, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The Tate Gallery label for Pablo Picasso’s 1905 portrait Girl in a Chemise paints a dreadful picture. “This waif-like girl is among Picasso’s cast of people from the margins of society,” it read. “A melancholic mood is conveyed with veils of paint…Her delicate pink flesh evokes the skin-colour…

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Canadian man arrested and charged with “hate crimes” against the LGBT community after leafleting at Pride parade

By Jonathon Van Maren Here’s how the CBC covered the arrest of a Canadian—Bill Whatcott—for “hate speech” against the LGBT community: An Alberta man has been charged after allegedly handing out “anti-gay material” at Toronto’s annual Pride Parade two years ago.Toronto police say they received complaints about the alleged incident in 2016. They say a…

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Pro-choice Republican activists decide to shut down abortion lobby group because the GOP is too anti-abortion

By Jonathon Van Maren A couple of days ago, the New York Times ran on op-ed titled “Why We Are Leaving the GOP” by Susan Bevan and Susan Cullman, the leaders of the abortion lobby group Republican Majority for Choice—a column that’s been getting a lot of traction among progressives as evidence that Republicans have…

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