Tag Archive: freedom

University pays up for expelling Christian

Eastern Michigan University has agreed to pay up for expelling a Christian student from a counseling program who avoided counseling homosexual patients about their sexuality by reassigning them to another counselor. The Alliance… 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

Religious Speech Does Not Equal ‘Hate Speech’: Court Affirms Pastor’s Right to Publicly Express Views

Expressing his religious views in a public forum plunged one Canadian pastor into a ten-year legal battle defending his right to freedom of expression against accusations of “hate speech.” Pastor Stephen Boissoin wrote… Continue reading

UK court vindicates Christian demoted for opposing gay ‘marriage’

MANCHESTER, UK – A court in Manchester has ruled that when Adrian Smith wrote on Facebook that he objected to government plans to create “same-sex marriage.” he was not committing an act of… Continue reading

Woman denied haircut goes to Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario

A request for a lunch-hour haircut has turned into a battle over human rights, pitting freedom of religion against a woman’s right not to be denied service based on her gender.   Faith… Continue reading

Universities a Threat to Free Speech: Report

Journalist Ezra Levant reports on the recent release of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms’ 2012 Campus Freedom Index. See the video here.  

Judge: Parents have no right to know what activist taught their children in school

Parents and ratepayers in a Hamilton area school board will never know exactly what a homosexual activist told their children during a Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA) assembly a year ago. The Information and Privacy… Continue reading

UK Government says faith group can’t limit communion to members

British move could provoke copycat laws abroad A government agency that oversees charities in the United Kingdom has decided that a local Christian congregation cannot be registered because it does not open its… Continue reading