Friendly Stranger (friendlystrnger) wrote,
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Trinity Western ruling

"On Friday the Supreme Court of Canada delivered a ruling that many conservative Christians are condemning as an attack on religious freedom and LGBTQ groups are applauding as a robust defence of civil rights and social equality. In a 7-2 decision, the justices concluded that the law societies of Ontario and British Columbia have the right to deny accreditation to graduates from the proposed law school of Trinity Western University (TWU), an evangelical college in Langley, B.C. The court judged that it was “proportionate and reasonable” to limit religious rights in such a case – to guarantee the rights of gay students"
https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-trinity-western-ruling-a-stand-against-harmful-lgbtq-discrimination/
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