Trans activists complain that the coronavirus pandemic has sex change surgeries sidelined as “non-essential”

By Jonathon Van Maren On Twitter this week, right-wing wags sarcastically inquired as to long it would be before the “pandemic hits trans community hardest” stories began to emerge. It would appear that Vice has beaten Vox to the punch, and the inevitable stories have begun: One of their latest headlines solemnly declares that “As…

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Two-thirds of Canadians are unaware that life begins at conception–and a majority supports abortion restrictions

By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this year, the National Post published an excellent essay on the state of the abortion debate in Canada, and with a bit more time for writing (social distancing is hard on pro-life public outreach), I thought I’d walk through some of the relevant excerpts and add a bit of context…

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As the abortion access shrinks, activist uses the coronavirus epidemic to call for the elimination of all abortion restrictions

By Jonathon Van Maren Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the American abortion wars have continued unabated. Last night, for example, one of the last pro-life Democrats—Representative Dan Lipinski of Illinois’s Third Congressional District—lost his primary race to pro-abortion challenger Marie Newman. Newman had campaigned explicitly on the premise that Lipinski is not a real Democrat, and…

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The Canadian Psychiatric Association has switched from opposing euthanasia to supporting it

This news is tragic. You’ll notice that the activists for suicide, for the transgender cause, and for abortion are so relentless and so strategic that they hammer away at institutions until they finally crumble. They work to redefine things on their own terms, and once they succeed, they add the new weapon to their arsenal:…

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European court says authorities acted lawfully in denying jobs to nurses who refused to abortions

For religious freedom—and freedom in general—the Scandinavian countries are becoming terrible places to live. Some of you may have watched or listened to my recent shows on what is going on in Norway, where children are being taken away from their parents at a shocking and disturbing rate. (My conversation with a Christian mother who…

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