[By Kirsten Anderson on LifeSiteNews.com Dec. 15, 2015]
Men and women who want to use the opposite sex’s bathrooms and changing facilities will no longer be able to do so in Fayetteville, Arkansas, after voters overturned a controversial ordinance – with a little help from the Duggar family of TLC’s 19 Kids and Counting. Continue reading
[BCPTL passes on this press release for the information of our readers, who we know will be interested in the issues of religious and personal freedom involved in the attempt of Trinity Western to set up a law school, and the opposition to the plan that has arisen.]
For immediate release from The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
December 15, 2014
LAW SOCIETIES CANNOT REGULATE LAWYERS’ FAITH
OTTAWA – Law societies in Canada lack the legal and moral jurisdiction to regulate the personal religious beliefs of their members, The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada will argue this week at the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. The EFC’s arguments are shared by Christian Higher Education Canada, a national association of Canadian universities, colleges, seminaries and other post-secondary institutions. Continue reading
By Kirsten Anderson on LifeSiteNews.com Dec. 10, 2014
At Roman Catholic-affiliated Marquette University, expressing belief in the teachings of the Church could eventually get you fired.
That’s the conclusion many are drawing from a recent training seminar given to Marquette University employees that told workers to report their colleagues for harassment if they spoke openly against same-sex “marriage.” Continue reading
[BCPTL passes on the wording of a media advisory from an Ontario coalition.]
Grassroots coalition to demand true and transparent consultation on the Sex-Ed
component of Ontario’s revised Health & Physical Education curriculum Continue reading
By Steve Wetherbe on LifeSite News, Dec. 5, 2014
Alberta Premier Jim Prentice has put a controversial bill dealing with gay clubs in schools on hold, because of opposition within his own caucus.
The opposition is coming, reportedly, from small-“l” liberals who think the bill doesn’t go far enough to protect homosexual students from bullying, and not from Christians or social conservatives who believe the bill goes too far, in particular by removing parents’ right to withdraw their children from classes dealing with homosexuality. Continue reading