By Jonathon Van Maren Since the publication of A Guide to Discussing Assisted Suicide, which I co-authored with my colleague Blaise Alleyne, we’ve gotten fantastic feedback from members of the medical community about how valuable the book was in helping them frame their arguments and persuade people to oppose assisted suicide and euthanasia. Earlier this…Details
Massive pro-life rally in Guatemala forces politicians to back away from plans to legalize some abortions
By Jonathon Van Maren Although few people noticed, the pro-life movement achieved another enormous victory earlier this week. This time it was in Guatemala, where activists had been pushing the government to loosen restrictions on abortion. A proposed bill had contained a clause that would have legalized abortion in certain cases (such as sexual assault)—but…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren September 4, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – For some years now, the rise of sexual violence in India has been attracting international attention, triggering massive protests, and shocking millions with grisly tales of brutal gang rapes—some of them occurring in public and in broad daylight. Headlines of this sort occur almost daily in…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Back in April, I wrote a column for LifeSiteNews taking a look at Bill 2943, a terrifying piece of legislation in California that essentially criminalized the Christian response to same-sex attraction as well as laid the groundwork for actually banning books and counseling that conflicted with the current secular orthodoxies on…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Last week I reported that North America’s first “sex doll brothel” was set to arrive in Toronto, and explained why these establishments are dangerous and encourage sexually deviant behavior. The amount of lurid media attention paid to this new establishment, however, has resulted in some very bad news for the doll…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren August 31, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Forty-five years after Roe v. Wade, abortion is still one of the most contentious subjects in the United States of America, with the issue creating a chasm between the two primary political parties and driving the results of primaries and even elections. The pro-choice movement, pro-life apologist…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Predictably, my column on why conservatives can’t support Faith Goldy several weeks ago caused a minor uproar in some circles, with many people refusing to understand the central points of the column or proving they hadn’t read it by demanding proof for my assertion. With the exception of a largely critical…Details
Jonathon Van Maren details the latest transgender insanities–and explains why we can’t ignore them.
Education Minister David Eggen says funding will be pulled from religious schools that refuse gay-straight alliance clubs
By Jonathon Van Maren According to the Edmonton Journal, Alberta’s education minister has just announced that he is taking the next step in the NDP government’s crackdown on the province’s religious schools—and that action against these schools will occur by the end of the school year: Alberta private schools that fail to publicly post policies…Details
Does the Trudeau government think transgender passengers have to match their ID when boarding airline flights?
By Jonathon Van Maren August 30, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – As many have been pointing out for several years now, our state of cultural confusion over gender and identity has practical, real-world consequences that we have now been collectively discovering at a rapid pace. There are, for example, the many cases of biological men identifying as…Details