Evan Maguire

Evan Maguire is a graduate of American University and serves as The American Spectator’s editorial associate through the Young Writers Program. Follow him on Twitter.

Pro-life

Pro-Life Cause Likely Unaffected by Republican Midterm Losses

 

Maintaining the Senate is a key factor for pro-life advocates, as the Senate confirms Supreme Court nominees. President Trump has already added two pro-life justices in his first two years, Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh, and he now has two more years to nominate any replacement judges. One of the favorites for a potential third […]

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Charles Curtis

Step Aside Warren: The Native American Who Was Nearly President, Charles Curtis

 

Earlier this month, Elizabeth Warren thought she put her “Pocahontas” title to rest by taking a DNA test that indicated she had Native American ancestry. Rather than end the running joke, the test results seem to have only made matters worse for the Massachusetts Senator and 2020 hopeful. The tests showed that Warren was anywhere […]

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2018’s Biggest Horror Film: Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer

 

America is a country obsessed with crime and criminals. Films about murderers and serial killers have captivated our country for decades, from the Friday the 13th series to Psycho. October is a big month for horror films, and the most terrifying horror film of the century was released theaters across America last week. You won’t […]

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Turkey

Free at Last: Andrew Brunson Released by Turkish Strongman Erdogan

 

In a shocking and welcome move, the government of Turkey has decided to release pastor Andrew Brunson from house arrest, a move that President Trump has been pushing for months. With the release of Brunson, there is a possibility for the United States to improve relations with wayward “ally” Recep Erdogan. Brunson was arrested in […]

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EU Parliament Votes to Censure Orban’s Hungary

 

Earlier today, members of the European Parliament voted to censure the government of Hungary under EU Rule Article Seven. This is the first time the European Parliament has triggered Article Seven, though the European Commission did it to Poland in late 2017. Over two-thirds of the members of the European Parliament voted for this measure, […]

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Deep State Failure: John Brennan Down and Out

 

In a White House press briefing earlier today, Sarah Huckabee Sanders read a press release from President Trump that stated that former CIA director John Brennan has officially had his security clearance revoked. While Brennan is no longer a government employee, this action was unusual. As the statement noted, “Historically former heads of intelligence and […]

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Tommy Robinson

Here’s to You, Mr. Tommy Robinson

 

On Wednesday morning, Tommy Robinson was freed from the HMP Olney following a quick appeal of his contempt of court sentencing earlier this year. On May 25, Robinson was stopped by police while filming outside of a grooming gang trial at Leeds Crown Court. In the past few decades, thousands of British girls and young […]

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Ortega

Daniel Ortega: A Cold War Communist is Still Killing People in Nicaragua

 

This week, Nicaraguans once again faced bloody violence at the hands of Daniel Ortega’s government. Protests against the government have been ongoing since April, but this week has been particularly bleak. On Friday, government forces attacked hundreds of protesting students from the National Autonomous University of Nicaragua. Many of these students hid in the Jesus […]

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Vietnamese Church

Vietnamese Religious Minorities Continue to Face Persecution

 

On Wednesday, July 11th, the United States Embassy in Vietnam issued a statement criticizing a decision by a Vietnamese appeals court to continue to detain three human rights activists for “propaganda against the State.” These activists were not part of some vast effort to topple the Communist regime in Vietnam, but rather, took issue with […]

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Christians Face More Threats Than Boko Haram in Nigeria

 

On Monday, Nigerian forces transferred 183 children to UNICEF and the civilian portions of the government. Unlike the United States, which has been detaining children due to immigration status, Nigeria was holding these children on suspicion of involvement with the barbaric Islamist group Boko Haram. When the children were no longer determined to be a […]

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