Tag Archive: freedom

Jewish groups increase pressure on German government to protect ritual circumcision

BERLIN — Jewish groups increased pressure on the German government Wednesday to speed up the passage of new legislation protecting the practice of ritual circumcision after a doctor filed a complaint with prosecutors… Continue reading

Christian girl with Down’s Syndrome arrested in Pakistan for desecrating Koran: reports

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — A young Christian girl with Down’s Syndrome has been arrested in Pakistan for desecrating Koran, according to reports The girl, believed to be as young as 11, was arrested for… Continue reading

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

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

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

Ontario PCs’ proposal would prevent pro-lifers’ union dues from supporting abortion

TORONTO, Ontario – A new proposal by Tim Hudak’s Ontario Progressive Conservatives would put a stop to unions like the Canadian Auto Workers using pro-life members’ dues to fund pro-abortion activism, says a… 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