Nova Scotia law society ordered to pay $70K to Trinity Western University

HALIFAX – The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society has been ordered to pay $70,000 in legal fees to a Christian university that prohibits sexual intimacy outside heterosexual marriage.

A Nova Scotia Supreme Court ruling in January stopped the society from denying accreditation to graduates of Trinity Western University, saying it doesn’t have the power to require law schools to change its religiously based code of conduct. Continue reading

The fake news story that forced an Indiana pizzeria to shut down and its Christian owners into hiding

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WALKERTON, IN, April 2, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — A small-town Indiana pizzeria owned by a Christian family has closed its doors after being terrorized by pro-homosexual bullies opposed to the family’s religious values. Continue reading

Religious Freedom, the New un-American Activity?

FUNDING TYRANNY

By: Eric Metaxas|Published: April 1, 2015 8:00 AM on Breakpoint

So, you want religious exemptions from supporting same-sex marriage and abortion? Well, two foundations are spending millions to put an end to your un-American activity.

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In a recent speech, Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia said that “compared to almost anywhere else in the world, our religious freedom situation is good.” However, he said, “the situation is “changing,” and, what’s more, the pace of that change will “quicken.” Continue reading

‘Dangerous’ Religious Freedom | CitizenLink Report

Mar 31, 2015

Indiana passed a Religious Freedom Restoration Act — and then the political firestorm began.

People who’ve relied on mainstream media outlets to learn about the law have been presented a deliberately misleading picture of what it is. Everything from the headlines, to the images, to the questions asked have been designed to create a false impression.

What does the law actually do? Why is it necessary? Why is it getting such a flood of opposition? CitizenLink President Tom Minnery answers those questions and more in the CitizenLink Report.

 

 

 

Indiana protects religious liberty. Why that’s good policy.

Ryan T. Anderson in LifeSiteNews.com Mar. 27, 2015 (

March 27, 2015 (DailySignal.com) — In a victory for religious freedom, earlier today Gov. Mike Pence, R-Ind., signed into law the state’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act. This is good policy that protects the fundamental freedom of Indiana citizens from unnecessary and unreasonable government coercion. Continue reading

Supreme Court rules Quebec infringed on Loyola High School’s religious freedom

Montreal school wanted to opt out of Quebec’s ethics and religious culture course

The Canadian Press Posted: Mar 19, 2015 5:00 AM ET Last Updated: Mar 19, 2015 11:42 AM ET

But the high court was divided by a 4-3 margin on how to resolve the clash between religious freedom and the need to follow the secular law of the province. Continue reading

Christian Florist Found Guilty of Discrimination for Declining ‘Gay Wedding’ Refuses Settlement

By:   in Christian News online, February 21, 2015

KENNEWICK, Wash. — A Christian florist from Washington who is in jeopardy of losing her business, home and life savings after a judge found her guilty of discrimination this week for declining to fulfill an order for a same-sex ceremony has rejected an offer to settle the matter if she promises to service homosexual “weddings” in the future.

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Students Opposed to LGBT Agenda Shamed in Classroom

 

5:00PM EST 2/9/2015 TODD STARNES    in Charisma

Demi-boy/girl is defined as someone who only partially identifies as a man or woman. Gray gender defines someone who feels as though they sort of fit inside the gender binary, but that their gender is more hazy and undefined.

Demi-boy/girl is defined as someone who only partially identifies as a man or woman. Gray gender defines someone who feels as though they sort of fit inside the gender binary, but that their gender is more hazy and undefined. (Julie Miss Buttlerflies/Flickr)

Teenagers at a California high school were publicly shamed for disagreeing with speakers allowed to push an LGBT agenda during an English class, according to parents who have filed suit over the incident. Continue reading

Breaking News: Nova Scotia Supreme Court Sends Strong Message to Law Societies Refusing to Recognize Christian Law School

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For immediate release from the Association for Reformed Political Action (ARPA) Canada

January 28, 2015

NOVA SCOTIA SUPREME COURT SENDS STRONG MESSAGE TO LAW SOCIETIES REFUSING TO RECOGNIZE CHRISTIAN LAW SCHOOL 

OTTAWA – The judgment in the Trinity Western University (TWU) lawsuit against the Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society was released this morning, with the judge ruling in favour of TWU. The 137-page decision sets out a robust defense of religious freedom, chiding the Barristers’ Society for attempting to impose its morality on a private Christian university. At paragraph 10, Justice Campbell writes, “The Charter is not a blueprint for moral conformity. Its purpose is to protect the citizen from the power of the state, not to enforce compliance by citizens or private institutions with the moral judgments of the state.” Continue reading

N.S. Supreme Court rules in favour of Christian university

The Canadian Press

Published Wednesday, January 28, 2015

HALIFAX — The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has ruled that the province’s law society doesn’t have the authority to deny accrediting graduates from a Christian university because of the school’s opposition to sex outside heterosexual marriage. Continue reading