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IN TRINITY WESTERN UNIVERSITY DECISION THE SUPREME COURT OF CANADA RELEGATES FREEDOM OF RELIGION AND CONSCIENCE TO THE PRIVATE SPHERE

06/21/2018 Washington, D.C. (Religious Freedom Institute) — In a decision that could have implications for the United States, Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that any student graduating from Trinity Western University’s planned law school can be barred from the practice of law. The Court decided that a school covenant requiring its faculty, staff, and students to live in accord with the traditional Christian understanding of marriage was sufficient cause to refuse licensing for the law school.

While the court recognized a religious freedom interest on the part of the school, it said the “public interest” demanded religious freedom be set aside. Read more . . . 

Also from Canadian Catholic News  . . . https://grandinmedia.ca/trinity-western-decision-delivers-severe-blow-religious-freedom-diversity/

 

 

 

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