By Jonathon Van Maren This story is both heartbreaking and more than a bit terrifying: A father is desperately fighting to maintain partial custody of his son while the boy’s mother accuses him of transphobia and even child abuse. The mother of six-year-old James, who lives in Dallas, Texas, insists that James is a “trans…Details
I’m very pleased that the National Review has published my column on the Clintons’ tour kickoff in Toronto. I’ve been a National Review reader and subscriber for years, and as a huge fan of the late William F. Buckley, getting a column in his publication was always something I’d hoped to do. Anyway, here it…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren November 28, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – It was with great delight that progressive media outlets announced Twitter’s “pro-trans move”: The social media giant was formally banning “deadnaming” or “misgendering” transgender people. “Deadnaming,” it turns out, refers to mentioning the previous name of a transgender person: so mentioning the name “Bruce Jenner” would…Details
Will the new tax breaks for the Canadian media have the same standards as the Canada Summer Jobs Program?
By Jonathon Van Maren After several years of consistent lobbying, the Canadian mainstream press has finally managed to persuade the Trudeau government to give their failing industry precisely what they desperately wanted: A bailout. And not just any bailout, either: A bailout of $595 million, which, if you’re counting the cash that our government gives to…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Anti-porn activists often face this accusation: You’re right-wing prudes. You just hate sex. But what many fail to realize is that there have been many left-wing thinkers—even far left-wing thinkers—who saw porn for precisely what it is: Exploitation, dehumanization, and victimization. They are intellectuals who, regardless of how much and how often I disagree…Details
Forced abortion, sterilization, and family breakup are among Canada’s worst crimes against First Nations peoples
By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this month, the Globe and Mail drew attention to a little-known but brutal part of Canada’s past: The eugenics-inspired attempts to abort First Nations babies and sterilize indigenous women. In some cases, indigenous women were even told that if they aborted the baby in their womb, they would increase their…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren I was planning to write a column today on Andrea Long Chu’s brutal op-ed in the New York Times on this weekend on living with gender dysphoria, bluntly titled, “My New Vagina Won’t Make Me Happy,” but I see that Ryan T. Anderson (author of the seminal work When Harry Became…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Abortion activists like to claim, as loudly as possible, that it is impossible to reverse a medical abortion. If you have taken the abortion pill, they assert, it is simply game over—there is no way to undo what you have done, and no chance to change your mind. This assertion, like…Details
Renate Lindeman of Down Pride joined Jonathon Van Maren to discuss how abortion is being used to target the Down syndrome community–and why we need to fight to project the beautiful people who are a part of it.
By Jonathon Van Maren November 23, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A long-form article in the most recent issue of Politico has been attracting a lot of discussion in conservative circles over the past several weeks. Titled “How the GOP Gave Up on Porn,” journalist Tim Allen posits the thesis that conservatives—or at least, conservative politicians—have essentially…Details