By Tracy Sherlock, Vancouver Sun and, Dirk Meissner, THE CANADIAN PRESS March 7, 2014
Melanie Patten, Canadian Press | March 4, 2014
HALIFAX — Excluding law school graduates from working in Nova Scotia because they attended a university that prohibits same-sex intimacy would be discriminatory, the university’s president told the province’s bar society Tuesday.
Bob Kuhn, president of Trinity Western University, told the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society in Halifax it would be unfair if it did not recognize law school degrees from his school because of its community covenant that requires students, faculty and staff to respect Christian values. Continue reading
Friday, 28 February 2014 17:12
Dr Stuart Waiton said the ‘secrecy’ inbuilt in the SNP’s proposals are a ’cause for concern’.
Plans to assign every child in Scotland a state guardian could lead to good parents being penalised, an academic has warned ahead of a final vote on the issue in Holyrood later this month. Continue reading
by Bethany Monk [on CitizenLink] February 27, 2014
Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed legislation Wednesday evening that would have protected people of faith. Proponents of the bill are deeply disappointed — to say the least. Continue reading
By MATT APUZZO Feb.
WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. on Monday injected the Obama administration into the emotional and politicized debate over the future of state same-sex marriage bans, declaring in an interview that state attorneys general are not obligated to defend laws that they believe are discriminatory. Continue reading
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“Women Building a Better Society”
NGO in SPECIAL consultative status with the Economic and Social Council
of the United Nations
February 24, 2014
GOVERNMENT REQUESTS PUBLIC INPUT ON
REWRITING THE PROSTITUTION LAW Continue reading
[This media release from the Vancouver B.C. school board from a few years back was brought to our attention by a dedicated pro-family lady. It is revealing to those who have followed the roller-coaster progress of the pro-homosexuality program in Vancouver School District. Note the encouragement given to students and teachers to participate in the "Gay Pride" parade and the use of now-standard loaded words that carry their own meaning for activists: "pride," "homophobia," "diversity." ]
Published on The ARPA website on Friday, 21 February 2014
By Mark Penninga, ARPACanada.ca: In her article “assisted suicide – what could possibly go wrong” the Globe and Mail’s Margaret Wente looks at how Belgium’s and Holland’s euthanasia laws are running off the rails. As Quebec is on the verge of legalizing euthanasia, she rightly concludes that our ethical dilemmas may only be just beginning. And that is it. End of article.
Wente’s uncomfortable musing about what kind of reasons are compelling enough to justify euthanasia shows why Canada needs to stop rushing to make decisions about life and death. Continue reading
Democracy triumphs, at least for now, over Bill 52
In a surprising turn of events yesterday, the Quebec government was unable to get Bill 52, a bill to legalize euthanasia, to a vote. The result is that the vote has been moved to March when the National Assembly reconvenes. Continue reading
The Globe and Mail, Published
Quebec is on the eve of passing the most comprehensive end-of-life legislation in North America, a law that will institutionalize extensive palliative care for dying patients and allow doctors to euthanize adult patients who meet a strict set of criteria. [We note the apparently approving language that introduces this Globe and Mail article on a bill for euthanasia,] Continue reading