‘Queer theory’ scholar confirms parental concerns about purpose of gay clubs in Christian schools

By Jonathon Van Maren Earlier this week, a Catholic blogger tipped me off on Twitter, sending me the link to a PhD thesis published earlier this month titled, “Gay-Straight Alliances and Student Activism in Ontario Public Secular and Catholic High Schools,” written by Alicia A. Lapointe of the University of Western Ontario. Lapointe’s thesis essentially confirms what many parental…

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Why Islam’s rise has caused atheists to urge West not to abandon Christianity

By Jonathon Van Maren April 5, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – On March 21, the famously angry atheist Richard Dawkins tweeted out a report from the Guardian with a reaction that made me do a double take: “Before we rejoice at the death throes of the relatively benign Christian religion, let’s not forget Hilaire Belloc’s menacing rhyme: ‘Always keep…

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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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