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  • Good Friday… has it ever confused you?

    April 13, 2022 by Daniel Heffington

    Maybe it’s just me… When I was a kid, Good Friday was super confusing to me. I regularly got my significant Fridays mixed up and would end up calling it “Black Friday.” Read more

  • Russian Invasion: What Does It Mean?

    February 24, 2022 by Jeremiah Lorrig

    Last night tanks rumbled into Ukraine in the first large-scale open war in Europe since World War II. What has happened? What does it mean? What should we think? What can we do? Read more

  • Teen Civics Group Receives Award from The Heritage Foundation

    January 28, 2022 by Daniel Heffington

    GenJ was recently honored by an award from The Heritage Foundation! This press release is going out to the world on Monday, but we wanted you all to get it first! Read more

  • Why Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization Is so Important:

    December 2, 2021 by Daniel Heffington

    On Wednesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in a case that is directly challenging Roe v. Wade and other rulings that have shaped the current abortion landscape in America. Read more

  • Over 1 Million Voters Contacted and We Aren't Done Yet!

    December 18, 2020 by Joel Grewe

    "Folks, we have a few options here. None of them are ideal.” The room was silent and tense. The GenJ staff gathered in an emergency meeting this past June, after a new and stricter state Covid regulation were put in place. Read more

  • Thoughts on Justice Amy Coney Barrett's SCOTUS Confirmation:

    October 28, 2020 by Daniel Heffington

    GenJ's Daniel Heffington shares his thoughts on the confirmation of Justice Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court and the calculating hypocrisy she faced from woke progressives during the process. Read more

  • D.C. March For Life 2020

    January 29, 2020 by Daniel Heffington

    This past Friday marked the 47th annual March For Life in Washington, D.C. and it was an amazing day. GenJ students and staff reunited to attend the March together and hang out. Tens of thousands or people gathered to show their support for Life. Among the many speakers on stage was President Donald Trump, who made the event even more historic by being the first U.S. President to appear at the March. The feeling in the air was one of intense energy, optimism, and hope. Being there, you could not help but to feel these things as we celebrated life under the liberty and freedom of speech our incredible country provides. We gathered in unity to express how life is worth fighting for. Below are a series of photos from the day! Read more

  • How do we handle political loss?

    November 15, 2019 by Daniel Heffington

    Though not a given, it’s fairly easy to be a good winner in politics. You celebrate the victory, say some respectful words about your opponent, and get down to the task of governing. It’s a great feeling because you see a clear link between your hard work and the outcome you wanted. Read more

  • Unplanned Movie Review

    March 27, 2019 by User Not Found

    In the film Unplanned, Abby Johnson tells the unlikely story of her transformation from a Planned Parenthood clinic director to a pro-life advocate. But unlike much of the rhetoric we hear today, Unplanned doesn’t simply restate the abortion debate, it refocuses it on what truly matters: people. Read more

  • The Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act: I Object to My Own Request

    February 1, 2019 by Glenn Bertsch

    Pro-Life Senator and homeschool dad Ben Sasse, like many of us, was shocked by statements by Virginia Governor that defended his comments that describe what might be called "post-birth abortion" or more bluntly: infanticide. So like many of us, Senator Sasse, was angry. But as a Senator he decided to use his public office do something about it. He decided to use some special Senate rules and propose the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act. But why, then, would he object to his own motion? Read more