Famed liberal novelist visited porn sets: what he saw left him in disbelief

By Jonathon Van Maren Jacob Weisberg of Slate.com was somewhat incredulous. “It’s quite a claim—that this is going to change human nature in some way?” Amis was brusque and firm. “Oh, I think it will.” Like most men, he explained, he has very little resistance to pornography, the impact of which he thinks is “incalculable, and will change the…

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I might want to be euthanized too if my children did this to me

By Jonathon Van Maren While euthanasia is being presented across North America as “compassionate” and a good way to end suffering by suicide activists, there is something chilling about the intimacy of these killings. As pro-life activist Gregg Cunningham noted, “Ours is the first generation that, having demanded the right to kill its children through…

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Socialists are huge fans of equality…until it is time to talk about killing people

By Jonathon Van Maren It is strange, the late Charles Krauthammer noted some time ago, that a decade or two after the idea of socialism was bankrupted and abandoned by all but a few intellectuals holed up in their airtight ivory towers, socialism’s popularity should rise so suddenly and so meteorically. Indeed, the upstart Vermont…

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“This is your generation which has been killed by abortion”: Why one Canadian girl joined the pro-life movement

By Jonathon Van Maren Note: I wrote this profile for LifeCanada’s magazine, and it appeared in their last issue. Devorah Gilman first heard about abortion when she was three or four years old. “I thought it sounded like something the ancient Romans did and dismissed it as a horrible thing that probably didn’t happen much…

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Let’s pray for persecuted Christians who celebrate Christmas with fear and trembling

By Jonathon Van Maren December 24, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Nobody knows where Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman recently released from years on death row for “blaspheming” the Muslim religion, will spend Christmas. Her spokesman said only that it will be in a closed room in protective custody, to keep her safe from the mobs in Pakistan…

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