Tag Archive: private sector

British Airways Christian employee wins case

A British Airways employee suffered discrimination at work over her Christian beliefs, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled. Nadia Eweida took her case to the ECHR after BA made her… 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

Pondering a ‘rising tide’ of threats to religious freedom

Beyond any doubt, religious freedom has emerged as the premier social and political concern of the Catholic church in the early 21st century. Pope Benedict XVI offered confirmation as recently as last Saturday,… Continue reading

Christians take discrimination cases to Europe’s top court

Four British Christians urged Europe’s top court Tuesday to rule that they faced discrimination because of their religious beliefs. Two women accuse their employers of refusing to let them wear crosses openly at… 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

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

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

Christian B&B must shelve faith: Human Right Commission

Gay couple wins human rights battle after reservation cancelled at Christian B&B GRAND FORKS, B.C.—The owners of a now-closed bed and breakfast in southern B.C. must pay more than $4,000 for refusing a… Continue reading

Nurtured workplace good for clients, employees

Nature or nurture? It’s a question that comes up a lot when talking about how humans grow into the people they are – and depending on who you talk to, the answer is… Continue reading