Teachers’ unions in Florida continue to threaten the educational opportunity of thousands of the state’s most vulnerable children.
But there is some good news: Last week, Leon County Circuit Court Judge George S. Reynolds III granted parents of these children the right to intervene on behalf of their children’s scholarships, which are awarded through the corporate tuition tax credit scholarship program. Continue reading →
A law professor named an Ontario judge this week wrote two years ago for a conservative, U.S.-based institute that the legalization of same-sex marriage in Canada has harmed religious freedom and free speech, and led to the “indoctrination” of children in public schools. Continue reading →
Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi declared last week that any opposition to imposing Gay-Straight Alliances on Alberta schools was motivated by hatred on the part of unwelcoming “hillbillies” who embarrass Alberta on the international stage.
His Worship is obviously not familiar with the the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which expressly states that “Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.” This basic human right of all parents, to protect their own children from being indoctrinated into an ideology that undermines the traditions and morality which parents teach their children at home, is no less important than other human rights, like the right to a fair trial before an impartial judge, or the right to own and enjoy one’s property.
[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 →
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 →