Day One on the Vote No Road Show

By Jonathon Van Maren My first update from Ireland can be read here.  For a history buff, just driving through the Irish countryside is a surreal experience. There are falling-down ruins everywhere—old stone outbuildings, solitary slumping castle walls, and ancient houses with oak trees rising victoriously from within, roofed with nothing but sky. We pulled…

On the ground in Ireland

By Jonathon Van Maren We touched down in the Dublin Airport early Saturday morning—my wife, daughter Charlotte, and colleagues Nick and Maaike Rosendal, ready for two weeks of pro-life activism with the Save the Eighth Campaign. Abortion activists have been attempting to roll back Ireland’s Eighth Amendment, which includes specific protections for pre-born babies in…