Jonathon van Maren

Members of Parliament rally ‘round the mass grave

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by Jonathon van Maren Thu Apr 10 11:37 EST Comments (0)

Every time a picture of a dead fetus shows up in someone’s mailbox (put there by anti-abortion activists such as ourselves, of course), it’s Rally ‘Round the Mass Grave over on Parliament Hill.

Last week, we started the newest installment of our…

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Hollywood’s broken fairy tales

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by Jonathon van Maren Tue Apr 01 09:58 EST Comments (3)

Question: Are you of the quaint, outdated belief that marriage is for life and that fidelity is an essential component of marriage?

If you answered yes, you’ll be crushed to know that in a recent interview, the star of dozens of…

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Yes, porn does trivialize rape

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by Jonathon van Maren Mon Mar 24 13:36 EST Comments (1)

As I suspected, my recent article asserting that pornography fuels rape culture has proven to be pretty controversial for both sides of the debate—porn advocates claiming that no it doesn’t, and some even saying that the girls being beaten up in…

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Porn fuels rape culture

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by Jonathon van Maren Tue Mar 18 17:10 EST Comments (6)

On the heels of a number of alleged sexual assaults at the University of Ottawa, the topic of “rape culture” is again in the headlines. Additionally, a U of O student leader Anne-Marie Roy revealed that in a Facebook conversation, several male…

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Dissecting a late-term abortionist’s faulty logic

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by Jonathon van Maren Fri Mar 07 13:05 EST Comments (0)

Last week, my colleagues and I visited the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, DC at the tail end of a Genocide Awareness Project tour of American university campuses. Exhibit after exhibit featuring butchered humanity,…

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Three funniest frustrations from a pro-life road trip

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by Jonathon van Maren Wed Feb 26 11:41 EST Comments (1)

When I write about campus activism and the Genocide Awareness Project, I usually end up writing about powerful encounters we’ve had—babies saved from abortion, hearts and minds changed, moving encounter, and new insights. It’s for these reasons,…

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When governments kill

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by Jonathon van Maren Wed Feb 19 13:07 EST Comments (2)

Why is it that left-wingers suddenly develop an ironclad belief in government non-intervention—only when we’re talking about endorsing and funding the practice of suctioning, chemically poisoning, dismembering, and otherwise dispensing with the…

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My interview with a pro-choice columnist who opposes Canada’s no-holds-barred abortion regime

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by Jonathon van Maren Fri Feb 07 12:42 EST Comments (1)

Barbara Kay

Barbara Kay of the National Post is a rare kind of columnist—a pro-choice writer who is willing to discuss abortion rationally. Kay, who is the author of several books and has been a weekly columnist for the National Post since 2003, has drawn the…

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The three stupidest things Canadian abortion activists have said (lately)

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by Jonathon van Maren Mon Feb 03 12:36 EST Comments (6)

Canada's pro-abortion movement rarely has anything compelling or intelligent to say, but every once in awhile they out-do themselves. Here's a few of those examples from the past couple weeks:

1. From the Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada’s…

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Five questions for Gavin McInnes (INTERVIEW)

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by Jonathon van Maren Fri Jan 31 12:08 EST Comments (0)

Gavin McInnes is a Scottish-Canadian writer, actor, and creative director, as well as the co-founder of Vice Magazine, which has since expanded into VICE Media. His edgy, no-holds-barred commentary for more conservative outlets like Taki’s…

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Stop ‘struggling’ with porn

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by Jonathon van Maren Wed Jan 29 14:01 EST Comments (13)

What frustrates me is that time and time again, men I speak to refuse to do what it actually takes to kick porn addiction and purge their minds of this scourge.

Jan. 29, 2014 (ReformedProlifer) - I'm very frustrated.

Over the last several years, I've done quite a few presentations in different Christian communities (Ontario, British Columbia, Alberta) on sexuality and pornography. Each time I've…

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Seeing is believing: ‘forced confrontation’ and the Holocaust

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by Jonathon van Maren Fri Jan 10 13:21 EST Comments (2)

Seeing is believing, the old adage goes. Often the only thing capable of denting humanity’s monumental ability to bunker down in a state of denial is indisputable, visual evidence. When cruel things take place on a massive and institutionalized…

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Ring out the old

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by Jonathon van Maren Mon Jan 06 14:29 EST Comments (0)

Some clichés are impossible to avoid because they are born of tradition, and thus I hope you will forgive me if I use my first column of 2014 to engage in a little reflection. A frantically busy year has gone by, after all, and the New Year (from…

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‘You should have been aborted’: Fear and loathing in the abortion wars

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by Jonathon van Maren Thu Nov 28 12:28 EST Comments (2)

“You should have been aborted.”

Of all the random insults tossed at pro-lifers, this is probably the most frequent, tiresome, and predictable. When faced with people who say we shouldn’t kill other, inconvenient people, the knee-jerk reaction of…

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How the Sexual Revolution ruined friendship

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by Jonathon van Maren Tue Nov 19 12:55 EST Comments (5)

November 18, 2013 (Unmasking Choice) - Our 21st century cultural landscape is littered with the casualties of the Sexual Revolution, even though if you’ve been listening exclusively to its propaganda arms, the media and academia, you’re probably…

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