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Joseph Backholm

Joseph Backholm

Joseph is a 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 videos exploring the logic of gender identity. He and his wife, Brook, have four children.

Articles by Joseph Backholm
Reality, anyone?

Reality, anyone?

Joseph Backholm | A decline in support for same-sex marriage shouldn’t surprise us

Joseph Backholm | Trump and Biden supporters value marriage and family differently

Joseph Backholm | Progressivism rarely builds and often destroys

Joseph Backholm | Judges push to make states pay for transgender surgery


Joseph Backholm | President Biden’s apology for saying “illegal” immigrant reflects the world we live in now

Joseph Backholm | Biden’s border policies have been a disaster for Americans but a bonanza for cartels

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?