“Ethicist” says that conscientious objection to abortion should be banned because it might be “murder”

By Jonathon Van Maren Back in July, I noted that abortion activists in Latin America have become increasingly frustrated with the fact that even where abortion is legalized, very few doctors are willing to carry out the procedure. They want abortions, but many medical professionals are unwilling to violate their religious convictions (as well as…

Never Trump columnist George Will: Pro-lifers voting for Trump is ‘defensible’

By Jonathon Van Maren August 3, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – The unlikely ascent of Donald J. Trump from Manhattan billionaire to the Oval Office is a fascinating and complex story, and his rise has left very few neutral bystanders. Nearly everyone has a strong opinion on the 45th president of the United States, from the perpetually distraught progressives…

British woman writes that she wishes she’d aborted her 47-year-old son with Down Syndrome

By Jonathon Van Maren Confessional columns have become trendy over the past several years, with an atomized society fueled by social media becoming increasingly comfortable with sharing intimate and even shameful facts about their lives. Some publications (like Vice) almost specialize in these sordid, first-person revelations, detailing everything from sexual experiences to the committing of…