This week's episode of The Van Maren Show is a speech Jonathon gave last summer to Created Equal, an Ohio-based pro-life group, in which he explained why he believes there's much to be hopeful about for the future.
In January of 1972, exactly one year before Roe v Wade, my parents—who were just teenagers at the time—chose life. And I am very profoundly grateful that they did,” Mike Johnson confided to the cheering crowd.
I was literally standing in the Canadian Museum on Human Rights, which recognizes 'the fragility of human rights,' and yet, it is blind to the genocide taking 100,000 preborn lives every year in Canada!
What occurred last week was a natural result of the pro-life movement's myopic focus on political power and its neglect of cultural transformation. We've tried to change law without simultaneously changing hearts, seeking a harvest without first sowing seeds.
The proposal threatens to amend Article I of the Ohio constitution, making it the law that '[e]very individual has a right to make and carry out one’s own reproductive decisions, including but not limited to decisions on contraception, fertility treatment, continuing one’s own pregnancy, miscarriage care and abortion.'
Around the world, abortion activists will march, protest, and make political demands, calling for the legalization and normalization of a procedure which poisons, pulverizes, and pulps pre-born children in the womb under the brazen lie of 'safe abortion.'
On this week's episode of The Van Maren Show, Jonathon sits down with pro-life leader Mark Harrington to discuss the recent Ohio referendum and its implications for a proposed constitutional amendment to enshrine abortion 'rights' up until birth.