Tag Archive: abortion

US Hobby Lobby case: Court curbs contraception mandate

WASHINGTON – The US Supreme Court has ruled a Christian-owned company can claim a religious exemption to a law requiring employers to pay for their workers’ contraception. The owners of craft chain Hobby… Continue reading

Kelly McParland: New open and inclusive Trudeau Liberal party welcomes all beliefs that match its own

OTTAWA – Prime Minister Stephen Harper sharpened his message on abortion Thursday, saying political parties have no business trying to “impose” a position on politicians when it comes to matters of morality and… Continue reading

British Columbia student union backs down on censorship of pro-life speech

LANGLEY, BC – The officially “pro-choice” student union at Kwantlen Polytechnic University has backed down after the school’s pro-life club threatened yet again to sue them for illegal discrimination. The pro-life students’ group,… Continue reading

Conservative MP Mark Warawa dispute has taken the issue beyond abortion and into the realm of free speech for MPs

BRIAN LILLEY – Conservative MP Mark Warawa dispute has taken the issue beyond abortion and into the realm of free speech for MPs Do we elect MPs to represent our local area in… Continue reading

Kwantlen University President Chides CCRF, Says Religious Freedom Case Now Closed

Students of faith at BC’s Kwantlen University will once again receive equal treatment under the policies of the schools Student Union, following pressures from religious freedom groups. In an email to the Canadian… Continue reading

Kwantlen Student Association backs down, approves pro-life club

VANCOUVER – Following threats of litigation and appeals from religious freedom groups, the Kwantlen Student Association has decided to grant a pro-life group club status at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. The move comes days… Continue reading

CCRF Confronts Kwantlen U. on Anti-Faith Stand

VANCOUVER – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom has taken issue with a move by Kwantlen University to avoid recognizing a faith-based pro-life student club. In a letter to Dr. Alan Davis, President and… Continue reading

Pro-choice student union’s banning of anti-abortion club called more university ‘censorship’

VANCOUVER – A university student in British Columbia is preparing to take his student union to court after it refused to let him start a campus anti-abortion club because it conflicts with its pro-choice… Continue reading

The sorry state of free speech in our institutes of higher learning

Are Canadian universities a threat to free speech? If you ask me, yes, and if you ask civil rights lawyer John Carpay, he’ll go even further. Carpay has ranked universities so that you… Continue reading

Education minister shouldn’t decide on a whim what can or can’t be taught

By Michael Coren, QMI Agency Oh dear, oh dear. Just days before Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty resigned so as to digress from his government’s numerous scandals and failings, his education minister and close… Continue reading