Lawyers who oppose compelled speech have been elected to the Law Society of Ontario–and progressives are panicking

By Jonathon Van Maren There is a certain irony to the fact that several lawyers with the Law Society of Ontario are raising the alarm—after an organization called StopSOP managed to elect a slate of directors opposed to the Ontario Law Society’s Statement of Principles. This statement of principles would have compelled speech, requiring lawyers…

Judge rules that high school girls have no right not to be seen undressed by biological males

By Jonathon Van Maren The transgender policies currently roiling high schools across the United States are resulting in some strange skirmishes lately. Each of these skirmishes reveal just how far we have strayed from the common-sense instincts that once would have been taken for granted, and how much the ideologies percolating down through the culture…

Russia blocks access to the world’s biggest porn sites and Hungary moves to reduce the abortion rate

By Jonathon Van Maren Nothing irritates progressive commentators quite so much as watching nations reject the failed experiment of the Sexual Revolution. Despite the fact that the so-called sexual liberty we enjoy in the West has ravaged families, spawned a rarely-reported on epidemic of sexually transmitted diseases, and gutted the institution of marriage—all while failing…

“The quadruplets just started falling out of her”: The abortion horror story that made six clinic worker quit

By Jonathon Van Maren On September 26, 2009, Abby Johnson was asked to assist with an ultrasound-guided abortion. Although she was the director of a Planned Parenthood clinic and had worked in the abortion industry for nearly a decade, she had never actually witnessed what takes place during an abortion procedure. She stared, transfixed with…

Here’s how suicide activists are trying to persuade us that it is ethical to euthanize children

By Jonathon Van Maren In his short but essential book Eugenics and Other Evils, G.K. Chesterton pinpointed with precision the preferred tactic of progressives. “Most Eugenists are Euphemists,” he wrote. “I mean merely that short words startle them, while long words soothe them. And they are utterly incapable of translating the one into the other, however…