Alabama’s recent abortion ban has been a catalyst in an already catalytic year in the American abortion wars. Jonathon Van Maren breaks down what is happening, and takes a look at what this means for 2020.
By Jonathon Van Maren Christopher Hitchens would probably be pleased to know that nearly a decade after his death, people have not stopped talking about him. Beyond the endless speculation as to what the Hitch might have had to say about President Donald Trump (back in 2000 he wrote that Trump had “worked out how…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren Let’s run a little thought experiment. Suppose I told you about a social and political issue so explosive that it brings the largest number of people each year to Parliament Hill to protest, with more than 10,000 gathering in Ottawa this year to express their discontent with the government while thousands more rallied…Details
Our euthanasia regimes continue to grow, and there are no signs that they will stop or even slow down. From the Christian Post: The phenomenon of elderly couples committing suicide together in nations where euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide is legally permitted appears to be on the rise. In 2018, nine elderly couples in the Netherlands…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren After Australia’s stunning election last weekend, Bloomberg was blunt. “The New Right Is Beating the New Left,” read the headline. “Everywhere.” Prime Minister Scott Morrison, an evangelical Christian, was expected to get destroyed in a landslide that would sweep his Liberal-National Coalition from power. Every pollster predicted it, and every left-wing…Details
This discussion between Live Action’s Lila Rose, a longtime pro-life activist, and conservative bomb-thrower Candace Owens is fascinating. Candace Owen’s journey into conservatism has been an interesting one, and her perspective on how sex is sold to high school students is revealing and insightful. This is the sort of conversation that needs to be happening…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren The coffee meet-and-greet on Saturday, May 18 was supposed to be low-key. MPP Sam Oosterhoff was scheduled to show up at the Grimsby branch of the Canadian legion at 9 A.M., where constituents could show up with questions or concerns or just to say hello. A group of abortion activists, however,…Details
By Jonathon Van Maren While I have written many times in this space that the transgender ideology will badly hurt children, I will admit that a story published yesterday by NBC titled “Blurred lines: A pregnant man’s tragedy tests gender notions” caught me off guard. Just last week, I wrote a column detailing the recent trend of so-called “pregnant…Details