Tag Archive: faith

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

CCRF Releases Religious Freedom Profile

The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) today released its Profile on Religious Freedom in Canada. The document, which took two years to compose, outlines the goals and stratedies of the CCRF in… Continue reading

Secularism Is Not Atheism

 Secularism must be the most misunderstood and mangled ism in the American political lexicon. Commentators on the right and the left routinely equate it with Stalinism, Nazism and Socialism, among other dreaded isms.… Continue reading

Chick-fil-A Would Enjoy Greater Freedom in Canada: CCRF

Dear Sir/Madam: In light of the current media assault on your company for simple public statements of the faith and beliefs of your owner, please consider opening future locations north of the border,… Continue reading

The faithful atheist: Speak freely, just don’t suggest there’s a God

Just what Canada needs: Atheist says you’re free to speak, as long as you agree with me Justin Trottier studied engineering at the University of Toronto, but along the way he found a… Continue reading

Toronto Police Target Faith Group

TORONTO – Canada Day 2012 saw thousands of LGBT activists join the Toronto Pride Parade, backed by an army of Toronto Police Services to enforce their side of the law. A small group… Continue reading

‘Your God is wrong’: Anti-abortion activist to appeal conviction, saying judge attacked religion

The lawyer for an anti-abortion activist jailed for entering a Toronto abortion clinic last fall is appealing her conviction, saying he thinks the judge may have left the impression of bias during a… Continue reading

Rationality is over-rated – just ask scientists

Even the authors of a new University of British Columbia report stress there is room for both faith and logic in our still-mysterious world  Some atheists are delighting in a groundbreaking University of… Continue reading

German court outlaws religious circumcision for boys

BERLIN — Circumcising young boys on religious grounds causes grievous bodily harm, a German court ruled Tuesday in a landmark decision that the Jewish community said trampled on parents’ religious rights. The regional… Continue reading