News and comment on the Whatcott decision

Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott (Judgements of the Supreme Court of Canada)

Video and Analysis: Supreme Court upholds Canada’s hate speech laws  (Association for Reformed Political Action)

The power of hate: A legal primer on this week’s Supreme Court ruling against William Whatcott  (National Post)

Supreme Court upholds Canada’s hate speech laws in case involving anti-gay crusader  (National Post)

Andrew Coyne:  Supreme Court twists the Charter of Rights in its haste to limit free speech  (National Post)

Jonathan Kay: Try as it might, the Supreme Court can’t sugar-coat anti-Christian censorship (National Post)

Top court upholds key part of Sask. anti-hate law  (CBC)

Supreme Court muzzles free speech in Canada, rules against Catholic pro-family activist  (LifeSiteNews)

Rex Murphy: Choosing self-esteem over freedom of speech (National Post)

What Does the Supreme Court of Canada’s Decision Mean to You?
(by Don Hutchinson, Evangelical Fellowship of Canada)

Canadian Supreme Court Ruling Has Implications for Christian Witness   (Joe Carter on the website of The Gospel Coalition)

Unworthy of Canada’s highest court  (Karen Selick in the Ottawa Citizen and on the website of the Canadian Constitution Foundation)

Is it time for more school choice in Ontario?

February 27, 2013 | by Peter Jon Mitchell on the website of the
Institute of Family and Marriage Canada
Submitted by derekm on February 26, 2013

. . . . When the Ontario Progressive Conservatives who sit in opposition recently released their caucus white paper on education, it caused a stir. The central theme of the paper is to rein in spending on education, . . . .

Cutting jobs to trim the budget will always draw debate. But it might be time for a bigger dialogue about education in Ontario. Continue reading

The Embattled Career of Dr. Koop

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    (UPDATED) Koop brought abortion into the social conscience of American evangelicals.

    Kate Shellnut

Despite political pressures, the surgeon general was out to fight disease, not people.
Philip Yancey in Christianity Today,    2/25/2013 Continue reading

Nanaimo parents oppose sexually graphic book in schools

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NANAIMO – A Nanaimo couple is furious after their son came home from class with a sexually graphic flip book. Carl and Cathy Sanders were disgusted when they saw the book.

‘Put on Something Sexy’ is a flip book showing a couple having intercourse from start to finish in explicit detail. A guest speaker from AIDS Vancouver Island gave it to him as a prize during a sex education presentation. Continue reading

Tebow’s Big Fumble


[We post this article as illustrating the dilemma that faces public figures whose views on homosexuality are in conflict with the new politically correct one.--BCPTL editor]

No statement short of celebrating and affirming the normalization of homosexuality will be found acceptable to those now demanding an answer.

Soon, the ball will be thrown to each of us.
R. Albert Mohler, Jr.    2/22/2013