Monthly Archive: August, 2012

The Consequences of the “Hate” Label

Gunman in custody after guard shot at U.S. conservative group’s office A Virginia man suspected of shooting and wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a social conservative lobbying group on… Continue reading

Pauline Marois’ two-tier secular vision for Quebec

The Parti Québécois is putting the emphasis squarely on nous — us — in this election campaign. Its slogan and theme song declare, “For us to choose” (À nous de choisir). But with… Continue reading

CCRF Calls on Province to Revisit Ombudsman Protection Law

TORONTO – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) called for the Ontario Legislature to revisit the extension of the protection of the Ombudsman of Ontario to complaints involving schools and hospitals. In… Continue reading

Faith and politics not separate, United Church tells Conservative senator

The United Church of Canada has gone on the offensive after being singled out by a Conservative senator for stepping out of its charitable status to take on overt political causes.   During… Continue reading

Missouri’s new right to pray law far reaching

Canadians lack same protections Missouri voters on Tuesday passed its “right to pray” amendment, reaffirming the right to pray in public and in schools. In an effort to further define First Amendment rights,… Continue reading

Don’t fear the preacher. Let politicians pray in peace

Stephen Harper’s religious beliefs are none of our business, writes Chris Selley. Every now and again, some commentator insinuates that evangelicals have unprecedented influence in Canadian politics; and that Prime Minister Stephen Harper… Continue reading

Suburban bigotry: One columnist’s stupid and dishonest account of PM’s religiosity

If I were a Globe and Mail reader, I would have choked on my granola and complacency on July 31 while reading Lawrence Martin’s incredibly stupid and dishonest account of Stephen Harper’s alleged… Continue reading

Having faith in Calgary city core

The City of Calgary will exclude new ethnic and faith communities from growing and prospering within the civic core unless the Centre City Plan is amended, according to a study released today by… Continue reading

Care for some Anti-Christian hate with that?

Chick-fil-A faces vandalism, ‘human rights violation’ complaints for defending marriage A gay rights advocacy group in Illinois has launched a series human rights complaints with Illinois state government against Chick-fil-A for supporting marriage,… Continue reading