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Joseph Backholm

Joseph Backholm

Joseph Backholm is senior fellow for Biblical worldview and strategic engagement at the Family Research Council. Previously, he served as a legislative attorney and spent 10 years as the president and general counsel of the Family Policy Institute of Washington. He also served as legal counsel and director of What Would You Say? at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview where he developed and launched a YouTube channel of the same name. His YouTube life began when he identified as a 6-foot-5 Chinese woman in a series of YouTube videos exploring the logic of gender identity. He and his wife Brook have four children.

Articles by Joseph Backholm
A fatal ignorance

A fatal ignorance

Joseph Backholm | Secularists resist the idea that our rights come from God

Joseph Backholm | Parents can avoid common mistakes that move their children toward rejecting Christian beliefs

Joseph Backholm | The Justice Department now admits the Hunter Biden laptop was real

Joseph Backholm | Will age-verification laws define the division between red and blue states?


Joseph Backholm | The lessons of another pro-life debacle at the polls

Joseph Backholm | Home is where the cradle of belief begins

Joseph Backholm | Michigan’s conversion therapy ban is a solution in search of a problem

Joseph Backholm | Understanding why indictments help Trump’s campaign

Joseph Backholm | It turns out that a worldview built on perpetual outrage isn’t healthy

Joseph Backholm | What will it take for other young Americans to learn the same?