The Van Maren Show

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Every week, The Van Maren Show will try to get a handle on what is really going on in our culture today. It can be difficult to find news sources and storytellers that accurately reflect a Christian, socially conservative, pro-life, pro-family worldview. Join me on Wednesdays as we head to the front lines of the culture war.

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Irish hospitals have become a ‘horror show,’ following abortion legalization: leading pro-lifer ⋅ 11/25/2020

Jonathan van Maren is joined by Niamh Uí Bhriain, a national pro-life leader in Ireland and the head of the Life Institute, to discuss horrific new events in Ireland on feticide and infanticide, two years after the abortion referendum. 

As Van Maren notes that pro-life leaders who were fighting against the legalization of abortion in Ireland in 2018, “have been proven, unfortunately, to be right again and again and again,” on what the consequences would be when abortion comes to Ireland. 

Does freedom lead to totalitarian temptations? ⋅ 11/18/2020

In this week’s episode, Jonathan van Maren speaks with Dr. Ryszard Legutko, a philosopher, politician, and professor from Krakow, Poland, to discuss Legutko’s fight against both communism and liberal democracy. 

Legutko also indicates paradoxical similarities in Liberal Democracy, which, after the collapse of the Soviet Union, widely took the systemic place of Communism throughout various Eastern European countries. 

Pro-life Washington insider hopeful for future GOP agenda ⋅ 11/12/2020

Marjorie Dannenfelser from the Susan B. Anthony List joins Jonathon Van Maren to discuss the 2020 election results and why we need to have hope as Americans.

Dannenfelser begins by giving listeners a behind the scenes look at the mood in the White House on election night. She also discusses the implications of the presidential race as well as the Republican wins in Congress.