‘Day of Pink’ [April 8th] teaches school kids to accept homosexuality, critic warns

April 7, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) — Children across Canada are being asked to wear a pink shirt to school tomorrow on the “Day of Pink” to “celebrate diversity” and end “bullying, discrimination, homophobia, transphobia, and transmisogyny.” While lauding efforts to end bullying in school, one critic is warning parents that the event is not actually about bullying.

“The Day of Pink is simply an excuse to promote homosexuality,” Gwen Landolt, national vice-president of Real Women of Canada, told LifeSiteNews. Continue reading

Protecting human nature: Pope Francis takes aim at gender theory

In a book just published in Italy, the reforming pope defends the “design of the Creator…written in nature”.
Robert A. Gahl, Jr | 27 February 2015 in MercatorNet
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Once again, Pope Francis’ straight talk is making waves in the media. Two Vaticanisti, Andrea Tornielli and Giacomo Galeazzi, highlight his forceful condemnation of gender theory in a recent Italian book entitled Pope Francis: This Economy Kills, (Questa economia uccide), not yet available in English.

Last January, in a press conference during his return from the Philippines, Francis condemned the efforts to colonize developing countries with gender ideology. In one of the interviews provided in this new book, which had already been partially published but is only now made fully available by Tornielli and Galeazzi. Francis expands upon that condemnation. Continue reading

LifeSite News Editor-in-chief appeals for petition signatures against Ontario sex-ed program

 

[We are happy to pass on this appeal received from John-Henry Weston, Editor in
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Dear . . . .

As a father who lives in Ontario, I am outraged by the shockingly graphic and morally and physically dangerous sex-ed curriculum that our government has just unveiled, and which it intends to foist on our schools, including our faith-based schools!

For the sake of our children, this program must be stopped. 

That’s why I’m asking you to join thousands of other concerned Canadian parents and citizens in signing this petition, which is starting to go viral right now, demanding that the Ontario government pull this program.

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[Ontario] Liberals impose sex-ed curriculum

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Education Minister Liz Sandals and Premier Kathleen Wynne. (QMI AGENCY PHOTO)

You only get one chance to make a first impression and the Ontario Liberals blew that in 2010 when they first tried to introduce their new sex-ed curriculum.

They were so arrogant and dismissive of the concerns of many parents, they created a firestorm of opposition.

That led to then premier Dalton McGuinty cancelling its implementation mere hours after his own cabinet ministers had been praising it to the skies.

Now, five years later, Premier Kathleen Wynne is re-introducing the same curriculum into classrooms this fall, with minor changes and little meaningful participation by parents. Continue reading

The EFC Welcomes the Decision of the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia

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For immediate release from The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada

January 28, 2015

THE EFC WELCOMES THE DECISION OF THE SUPREME COURT OF NOVA SCOTIA

OTTAWA – “This decision in TWU v. NSBS is a significant affirmation of the freedom of religious institutions to provide a quality education in an ethos in keeping with their religious tradition,” said Bruce J. Clemenger, President of The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada.  “Religious institutions have a long history of contributing to the public good of Canada and make up an important part of the Canadian mosaic.” Continue reading

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

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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

CCRF to UVIC: Respect Religious Freedom on Campus

CCRF TO UVIC: RESPECT RELIGIOUS FREEDOM ON CAMPUS

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Jan. 16, 2015

VICTORIA – The Canadian Council for Religious Freedom (CCRF) today called on the University of Victoria to reverse their ban on religious freedom on campus.

CCRF Chair Father Geoffrey Korz wrote to UVic president Jamie Cassels, calling on the school to protect the religious freedom of faith-based Youth Protecting Youth, a pro-life student club.

Read the letter here. Continue reading

Atlanta Boots Fire Chief Over Christian Views

by CitizenLink Team, CitizenLink, January 15, 2015

The mayor of Atlanta fired Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran. At issue, a little paperback book that Cochran self-published that offers his insights on living a Christian life.

Two pages of 162-page book go into some detail concerning all forms of immorality. It strongly encourages the Christian reader to avoid them.

This two pages ignited a firestorm of controversy. And even though an investigation revealed that Cochran had treated his many and diverse employees with respect — he was still kicked out.

In his Stoplight® commentary, Stuart Shepard explains why that means it’s time for you to make a decision.