President Donald Trump proclaims January 22 to be “National Sanctity of Human Life Day”

By Jonathon Van Maren On the heels of the Trump Administration’s move to protect the conscience rights of pro-life healthcare providers, the proclamation of January 16 to be “Religious Freedom Day,” and Donald Trump’s speech at the National March for Life, Donald Trump has now released a proclamation declaring January 22 to be “National Sanctity…

The Trump Administration just announced conscience protections for pro-life healthcare providers

By Jonathon Van Maren I noticed earlier this afternoon that the abortion activists I follow on Twitter were going crazy, hysterically pointing out that if the consciences of doctors and nurses were protected, that they would lose the ability to coerce healthcare providers into doing things they find morally reprehensible. A bit of searching led…

White House Divided: How social conservatives gained a foothold in the Trump Administration

By Jonathon Van Maren As Year One of the Trump Administration draws to a close, the predictable report cards are coming in. Progressives are predicting he’ll implode or be impeached and paint his first year as an unmitigated disaster, maintaining the shrill tone they inaugurated during his candidacy. Most conservatives see his presidency so far…

Abortion activists fear that Trump’s presidency could end abortion in America

By Jonathon Van Maren Abortion activists are afraid that Donald Trump’s presidency could end legal abortion in America. That’s a sentence I never thought I’d write, and to be honest, I think that abortion activists are perhaps overstating the case. For starters, they need to overstate their case—it’s true that pro-lifers are pressing their advantage…