Canadian Appeals Court Rules Law School Can Be Denied Accreditation Due to Biblical Marriage Beliefs

TWUHALIFAX, Nova Scotia — A Canadian appeals court has ruled that a Christian law school can be denied accreditation due to its biblical beliefs about the institution of marriage.

As previously reported, Trinity Western University had filed suit in October 2014 after the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society (NSBS) refused to recognize graduates as being attorneys until the Christian institution changed its policy on sexuality.

“According to the Bible, sexual intimacy is reserved for marriage between one man and one woman, and within that marriage bond it is God’s intention that it be enjoyed as a means for marital intimacy and procreation,” the university policy reads. “Honoring and upholding these principles, members of the TWU community strive for purity of thought and relationship, respectful modesty, personal responsibility for actions taken, and avoidance of contexts where temptation to compromise would be particularly strong.”

Students and staff must sign a covenant committing to personally uphold these lifestyle standards.

In January 2015, the Nova Scotia Supreme Court court found that the Society did not properly protect the religious freedom of the school as required by the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

“I have concluded that the NSBS did not have the authority to do what it did,” wrote Justice Jamie Campbell of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court. “I have also concluded that even if it did have that authority it did not exercise it in a way that reasonably considered the concerns for religious freedom and liberty of conscience.”

But on Wednesday, the Ontario Court of Appeals ruled that Trinity Western University’s standards were discriminatory and compared the matter to the 1983 U.S. Supreme Court ruling over Bob Jones University’s opposition to interracial marriage.

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“The Covenant is a document that discriminates against LGBTQ persons by forcing them to renounce their dignity and self-respect in order to obtain an education,” read the opinion written by Justice James MacPherson, and concurred by Justices Eleanore Cronk and Gladys Pardu. “The LSUC’s decision not to accredit TWU was indeed a reasonable conclusion.”

The judges stated that the law school may live out its Christian convictions—but without accreditation.

“The LSUC’s decision not to accredit TWU does not prevent the practice of a religious belief itself; rather it denies a public benefit because of the impact of that religious belief on others—members of the LGBTQ community,” MacPherson wrote.

But Trinity Western University expressed concern over the decision, finding it a government intrusion.

“It’s saying that a public organization like the law society has the freedom to say ‘this is what you may believe. Your freedom of religion is not that important,'” spokesperson Amy Robertson told reporters. “Freedom of conscience and religion is one of the most profound privileges of being a Canadian—it gives us the right to believe in God and express that and it gives us the right not to believe in God and express that.”

“Freedom of conscience and religion is the first of the fundamental freedoms mentioned in the charter,” she stated. “It is deeply compromised by this decision, and everyone in Canada, religious or not, should be concerned.”

The university plans to appeal to the Canadian Supreme Court.


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  • Michael A. Todd

    So, true Christian persecution has started in full force. For all those who have lifestyles praised by a minority, they can’t go to schools and colleges where that lifestyle is already accepted. Instead, they have to FORCE ALL colleges they may want to attend to accept their minority lifestyle. And they are doing it just to get approval of the majority who do not accept their lifestyle choice. It’s okay, it just means Jesus is that much closer to returning. He will deal with everyone who does not adhere to God’s Holy Word.

    • LadyInChrist♥BlessedBeTheLord

      Amen.

  • bowie1

    Even if a lawyer believes in God he would still abide by the law when it comes to legal cases, whether they be civil, criminal or otherwise. So, why does the court discriminate against the law school simply because of its beliefs.

    • Amos Moses

      Luke

      11:45 Then answered one of the lawyers, and said unto him, Master, thus saying thou reproachest us also.
      11:46 And he said, Woe unto you also, ye lawyers! for ye lade men with burdens grievous to be borne, and ye yourselves touch not the burdens with one of your fingers.
      11:47 Woe unto you! for ye build the sepulchres of the prophets, and your fathers killed them.
      11:48 Truly ye bear witness that ye allow the deeds of your fathers: for they indeed killed them, and ye build their sepulchres.
      11:49 Therefore also said the wisdom of God, I will send them prophets and apostles, and some of them they shall slay and persecute:
      11:50 That the blood of all the prophets, which was shed from the foundation of the world, may be required of this generation;
      11:51 From the blood of Abel unto the blood of Zacharias, which perished between the altar and the temple: verily I say unto you, It shall be required of this generation.
      11:52 Woe unto you, lawyers! for ye have taken away the key of knowledge: ye entered not in yourselves, and them that were entering in ye hindered.

    • Linda Phillips

      The question is whether the courts were abiding by the law or whether they simply changed the law with the winds of popular opinion.

  • david

    as time goes on the laws change for people’s morals change. we did not see celebrities flashing satanic hand signs 20 years ago at the awards show but we do now.

    so , are we getting better or worse, are we more good or more evil as a society? i think we all know people are numb to evil these days. their minds have been altered.

    • Mellow Fellow

      When the waltz stopped being considered exceedingly immoral the world went to hell. I’m with the Duke of Devonshire who declared unequivocally: “I would never marry a woman who dances the waltz!”

  • Mellow Fellow

    “According to the Bible, sexual intimacy is reserved for marriage between one man and one woman,”

    Wrong. The bible does not restrict you to only one wife, rather it states that virtuous men had multiple wives and concubines.

    • Amos Moses

      Scripture please ……… chapter and verse ………….. multiple wives were the EXCEPTION and not the rule …….. the bible is full of selfish men who acted in ways not according to God ………. and for the most part ……………. they were all Christs ancestors ……….. His family …..

      • Mellow Fellow

        We know multiple wives are allowed in the bile. If you had provided scripture that specifically restricts everyone to only one wife and condemns polygamy, then I might care.

        • Amos Moses

          Show us the CHAPTER AND VERSE …………….. you made a claim about scripture ……… Matthew 19 ……. one man and one woman ……….

          • Mellow Fellow

            Matthew 19:8
            Jesus replied, “Moses permitted you to divorce your WIVES because your hearts were hard. But it was not this way from the beginning. I tell you that anyone who divorces his wife, except for sexual immorality, and marries another woman commits adultery.”

            That would have been the opportune moment to decry polygamy, but Jesus condones it.

          • Amos Moses

            Yes……….. but that is speaking to a group……….. and so wives would be plural ………… So What? ………. that is not an endorsement of polygamy …. although God permitted men to do things God did not want them to do ………. he made men ….. not robots ………

            “That would have been the opportune moment to decry polygamy, but Jesus condones it.”

            And in that passage Christ did just that ………. by AFFIRMING what was created ………….

            19:4 And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
            19:5 And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
            19:6 Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

            A MAN shall leave and shall cleave to HIS WIFE ………. NOT WIVES ….

          • Mellow Fellow

            Yes, he was speaking to a group which is why his pronouns are inconsistent. If he wanted to decry polygamy, he would have said something.

          • Amos Moses

            He did ……….. by affirming the creation …………. if you, as a child are told by your father to not jump on your bed, you might get hurt ………….. is it ok for you to jump on your brothers bed ……… he does not have to spell out every instance of disobedience …. God has said …… “this is what is right” ………. if you are outside of that ……….. you are wrong …….. NOT your father or God ……………… you are wrong ……………. you are trying to make an argument from silence ……. and it is a false argument ………….

          • Mellow Fellow

            All you have to do is show verses that invalidates having multiple wives as Abraham did. You haven’t done that, you’ve blasphemed.

          • Amos Moses

            Gee………. i would be really scared if you knew what you were talking about ………….. but you don’t ……………..

          • Steen Goddik

            So you are trying to change what the Bible says, to fit your political agenda of hate and bigotry. Charles, that’s blasphemous.

          • Amos Moses

            “So you are trying to change what the Bible says”

            And what did i change …………. nothing ………… the truth is bigotry ……….. to those opposed to the truth ……………..

          • Mellow Fellow

            Prove Abraham’s wives were not valid to god. You know nothing of gods word.

          • Amos Moses

            He only had one wife …………………. Sarah ……….

            Sarah was Abraham’s wife. Hagar was a concubine given to Abraham by Sarah. After Sarah’s death, Abraham took another “wife” according to Genesis 25:1. However in a later record she is called a concubine

            Genesis 25:6 But unto the sons of the concubines, which Abraham had, Abraham gave gifts, and sent them away from Isaac his son, while he yet lived, eastward, unto the east country.

            Genesis 25:1 Then again Abraham took a wife, and her name was Keturah.

            Genesis 25:4 And the sons of Midian; Ephah, and Epher, and Hanoch, and Abida, and Eldaah. All these were the children of Keturah.

            1 Chronicles 1:32 Now the sons of Keturah, Abraham’s concubine: she bare Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And the sons of Jokshan; Sheba, and Dedan.

            It would seem then that Abraham’s sons by Keturah were not considered heirs so she was indeed a concubine as 1 Chronicles 1:32 has it. Genesis 25:1 is not incorrect because a concubine is a secondary wife. Genesis 25:6 seems to indicate that he had other concubines of lesser status than Keturah but we cannot be sure as we aren’t told specifically who they were or what their names were.

            Genesis 25:6 But to the sons of his concubines Abraham gave gifts, and while he was still living he sent them away from his son Isaac, eastward to the east country.

    • Charles

      God’s intention was one Man and One Woman.. See Genesis.

      • Mellow Fellow

        You mean like Abraham? The bible never says adam only had one wife, in fact many believe in ancient texts that specifically states otherwise.

        • Charles

          Was Adam here before Abraham? Umm… Yes.. What text might that be…

          • Mellow Fellow

            Adam is infamous for being ignorant and condemning us all to sin, he is not a role model in the bible. Abraham however is a centerpiece of all Abrahamic religions and god called him righteous.

          • Amos Moses

            Sorry …… there was no “ignorance” ………. God plainly said ………

            Ge 2:16 And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
            Ge 2:17 But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

          • Mellow Fellow

            Is Adam a role model? That is the point.

          • Amos Moses

            No ……….. Adam is NOT a role model …………. and you have no point of scripture that is correct ……..

          • Mellow Fellow

            Glad we agree Charles doesn’t know what he talking about.

          • Charles

            Gen 2:24 KJV
            (24) Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh.

            WIFE NOT WIVES.. HUSBAND, NOT HUSBANDS. The TWO shall be ONE Flesh… I guess you didn’t look up Genesis as I suggested.

          • Mellow Fellow

            And? Men typically don’t marry multiple women at the same ceremony, they take one wife at a time.

            It seems you trying to say that Abraham’s marriages were invalid, or that he wasn’t able to become one with all of his wives.

          • Charles

            I don’t recall saying anyone other than the Lord Jesus Christ who was without blemish as being blameless. All fall short of the Glory of God. Moses wasn’t perfect, either was Abraham, etc.. You know what! Either are you, or myself! Faith counts for a lot.. Because when you have faith, the Lord will guide your path.. He will show you truth, as truth is absolute in God’s world. Can’t get any better council than Jesus Christ. Take his Word for it.

          • Mellow Fellow

            That must have been for another thread.

          • Charles

            Mmmm.. Sorry, you aren’t going to find a thread of saying anything of that sort.. No confusion here.. At least.

          • Mellow Fellow

            Are Abraham’s marriages invalid?

            Was he able to become one with all of his wives, or just one?

          • Charles

            God winked at a time of ignorance.. Clearly, he deemed Abraham righteous.. Not perfect.. But righteous and faithful.

          • Mellow Fellow

            “God winked at a time of ignorance..”

            You are saying god turned a blind eye? Wow.

          • Charles

            ha. ha.. Like God doesn’t have to turn a blind eye to all the things we do.. Are you kidding me?? If that was the case.. NONE would make it would they?! He knows EVERYTHING we do..

          • Mellow Fellow

            God said He gave King David his WIVES, he would not have done that if it were a sin.

          • Charles

            If you are going to make a claim, quote the verse..

          • Mellow Fellow

            2 Samuel 12:8

            Please read the bible before claiming you know what it says.

          • Mellow Fellow

            I’m bored until you can provide a verse that explicitly says we can only take one wife. Since there is no such thing, good day.

          • Charles

            Already did.. I just showed you in Genesis.. You can’t get TWO by have 1 Husband, and Two wives correct?

          • Steen Goddik

            Genesis. Ah, the old Testament. The one Jews adhere to. Do you have anything Christian to prove your lie, Charles?

          • Charles

            Sure.. Here you go.. Here’s some of both the New and Old Testament.

            Pro 12:4 KJV
            (4) A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband: but she that maketh ashamed is as rottenness in his bones.

            Pro 18:22 KJV
            (22) Whoso findeth a wife findeth a good thing, and obtaineth favour of the LORD.

            Pro 19:14 KJV
            (14) House and riches are the inheritance of fathers: and a prudent wife is from the LORD.

            Eph 5:22-28 KJV
            (22) Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as unto the Lord.
            (23) For the husband is the head of the wife, even as Christ is the head of the church: and he is the saviour of the body.
            (24) Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
            (25) Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
            (26) That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
            (27) That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
            (28) So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

            Mat 19:4-6 KJV
            (4) And he answered and said unto them, Have ye not read, that he which made them at the beginning made them male and female,
            (5) And said, For this cause shall a man leave father and mother, and shall cleave to his wife: and they twain shall be one flesh?
            (6) Wherefore they are no more twain, but one flesh. What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

            1Co 7:1-4 KJV
            (1) Now concerning the things whereof ye wrote unto me: It is good for a man not to touch a woman.
            (2) Nevertheless, to avoid fornication, let every man have his own wife, and let every woman have her own husband.
            (3) Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.
            (4) The wife hath not power of her own body, but the husband: and likewise also the husband hath not power of his own body, but the wife.

            Col 3:18-19 KJV
            (18) Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
            (19) Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

            Heb 13:4 KJV
            (4) Marriage is honourable in all, and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers and adulterers God will judge.

            Mar 10:6-9 KJV
            (6) But from the beginning of the creation God made them male and female.
            (7) For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;
            (8) And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.
            (9) What therefore God hath joined together, let not man put asunder.

          • Mellow Fellow

            And nothing prohibiting polygamy…. pointless point.

          • Charles

            You must have reading comprehension problems.. There is nothing about multiple wives or husbands in there is there? No there isn’t.

          • Mellow Fellow

            Do you know how pronouns work? All of those statements are written to work for both monogamous and polygamous marriages.

          • Charles

            Where? For example?

          • Mellow Fellow

            It’s not my problem you never took an English class. Now show us that Abraham’s and David’s wives were not valid to god, or accept defeat.

          • Charles

            Apparently, you can’t figure out the difference between plural and singular…..

          • Mellow Fellow

            Do you know how PRONOUNS work? All of those statements are written to work for BOTH monogamous and polygamous marriages.

          • Charles

            WHERE?

            (18) Wives, submit yourselves unto your own husbands, as it is fit in the Lord.
            (19) Husbands, love your wives, and be not bitter against them.

            PLURAL.

            (7) For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and cleave to his wife;

            SINGULAR

            (8) And they twain shall be one flesh: so then they are no more twain, but one flesh.

            SINGULAR

            (3) Let the husband render unto the wife due benevolence: and likewise also the wife unto the husband.

            SINGULAR

            Shall I keep going on with this? Or do you get it yet?

          • Mellow Fellow

            No need, it’s clear you don’t know what pronouns or syntax are. You are calling David’s gift from god a sin, repent now and accept christ.

          • Charles

            Look Schoolhouse Rock, it’s clear what the text says. Sorry you can’t accept that.

          • Steen Goddik

            Ah, so sex is bad, but if you absolutely must have sex, then you better be married.

            Hmm, not exactly a ringing endorsement of marriage. More the least evil, making the best of a bad situation.

          • Charles

            “Ah, so sex is bad, but if you absolutely must have sex, then you better be married.”

            It’s a blessed thing between husband and wife.. Unfortunately, man makes it perverted and cheap…

          • Steen Goddik

            Your sources say it is bad, so why are you lying?

          • Charles

            Where might that be in the source?

          • Mellow Fellow

            No! You are saying it’s not possible for a man to “be one” with more than one entity, which is contrary to the tenets of christian faith.

            You have yet to provide any evidence that polygamy is even frowned upon in the bible, because you can’t.

          • Charles

            See the above.. Thanks.

          • Mellow Fellow

            Then you have blasphemed, as a man can “be one” with more than one entity.

          • Charles

            Being of one flesh isn’t the same as being of one spirit such as with the Lord.. You’re not getting it chief.

          • Mellow Fellow

            God and Jesus are of one flesh, there’s this whole blood and flesh dinner bit you might want to check out. It’s kinda a big deal to those us raised christian.

          • Charles

            The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are of one Spirit.. God’s world isn’t predicated on the flesh.

          • Mellow Fellow

            And? The sun is bright, that’s as helpful.

            You say God and Jesus are NOT of one flesh. Correct?

          • Charles

            ha. ha.. What in the world are talking about.. Jesus was God in the Flesh..

            Joh 5:19 KJV
            (19) Then answered Jesus and said unto them, Verily, verily, I say unto you, The Son can do nothing of himself, but what he seeth the Father do: for what things soever he doeth, these also doeth the Son likewise.

          • Steen Goddik

            Yes, Charles is saying that God ignored sin.

          • Steen Goddik

            Ok Charles, so Adam with one wife wasn’t perfect. Abraham with many wives wasn’t perfect. Jesus, unmarried was perfect. So marriage is bad. Well, why didn’t you just say so to begin with?

          • Allan Trenholme

            You are partly right… it’s the second Adam that is our role model.

          • Amos Moses

            “Abraham however is a centerpiece of all Abrahamic religions and god called him righteous.”

            Wrong ………….. his FAITH was counted as righteousness………

            Gen 15:6 And he believed in the LORD; and he counted it to him for righteousness.

            Rom 4:13 For the promise, that he should be the heir of the world, was not to Abraham, or to his seed, through the law, but through the righteousness of faith.

          • Mellow Fellow

            Great. Should we strive to be more like Abraham or Adam? Charles claims Adam is better due to him coming first, which seems like an odd way to decide who is counted among the righteousness.

          • Amos Moses

            “Great. Should we strive to be more like Abraham or Adam? ”

            Christ …………….. faith is the only thing any of us have that may be counted as righteousness …………

          • Mellow Fellow

            Tell that to Charles, he’s the one who thinks Adam had the right idea.

          • Charles

            Really…. When did I ever say Adam is to be followed? They were the first here remember? Quit bearing false witness.. Jesus Christ is our Saviour.. We model him..

          • Mellow Fellow

            Do you have yourself blocked or are you not able to follow a conversation? You implied Genesis doesn’t promote polygamy, which it does, and claim that Adam having only one wife was god’s intention for every marriage. Maybe god didn’t want to keep taking more ribs out? Do you think god intends us to be more like Adam or Abraham?

          • Linda Phillips

            Provide the chapter and verse where God promotes marriage other than between one man and one woman. Polygamy was man’s idea like all the rest of our bad ideas.

          • Steen Goddik

            Charles, we model Christ who never married?

          • Mellow Fellow

            Jesus also used magic to make money and pay bills. That gave him quite the unfair advantage over us muggles.

          • Steen Goddik

            Yes, not much mentioned in the Bible about Jesus and followers working for a living. So even work is bad. That must include being a baker making wedding cakes.

          • Steen Goddik

            Well, Christ didn’t marry. Does that mean marriage is bad?

          • Amos Moses

            Again, argument from silence …………. and yes, he did marry …………. there is a marriage contract ………….. in the Jewish tradition of marriage ……. and He is fully married to that contract and tradition …….. His marriage is the new covenant and is intact ……..

          • Steen Goddik

            So what is Christ’s wife’s name? Nah, you are just fabricating demagogery. Another liar, trying to change God into a tool for their bigotry and political goals.

          • Amos Moses

            The church is His bride ……………

          • Steen Goddik

            Ah. So now marrying an Institution or a building is biblical marriage. Your blasphemy is didgusting.

          • Amos Moses

            First ……… spell check ……….. second ……….. you do not know what you are talking about …..

            Ephesians
            5:24 Therefore as the church is subject unto Christ, so let the wives be to their own husbands in every thing.
            5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
            5:26 That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the word,
            5:27 That he might present it to himself a glorious church, not having spot, or wrinkle, or any such thing; but that it should be holy and without blemish.
            5:28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his wife loveth himself.
            5:29 For no man ever yet hated his own flesh; but nourisheth and cherisheth it, even as the Lord the church:
            5:30 For we are members of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones.
            5:31 For this cause shall a man leave his father and mother, and shall be joined unto his wife, and they two shall be one flesh.
            5:32 This is a great mystery: but I speak concerning Christ and the church.
            5:33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love his wife even as himself; and the wife see that she reverence her husband.

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  • Nidalap

    Must be ’cause they deserve it. You know, just like those Jews in 1930’s Germany…

  • cadcoke5

    This is in the U.S. as well. I graduated Miami Christian College. One of the criticisms by the state review board back around 1985, in regards to its accreditation, was that every class is highly religious… of course, this is a Bible College! Yet, the reviewer apparently expected some of the classes to ignore the bible.

    Another group, the Institute for Creation Research, was accreditation by the Texas Higher Education Coordination Board.

  • Bacchus

    If this isnt discrimination I would like to know what is!

    • Mellow Fellow

      I’d deny accreditation to a school that promoted the idea that the earth is flat as well.

      • Bacchus

        I didnt know you read the koran “allah stretched out he earth like a carpet.”

      • Jeremy Derby

        Christianity does not teach that the Earth is flat, so your comment makes no sense.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    This means Canada is denying accreditation to Christianity for the sake of unconditional support of sexual depravity. Religious persecution is happening in liberal Canada. They gave freedom to black slaves but not to Biblical Christians. What a tragedy. When the plain teachings of the Word of God and man-made laws are in conflict, the actions of Christians choose the Word of God.

  • http://www.bing.com/ Martin Smit

    The the opinion written by Justice James MacPherson, and concurred by Justices Eleanore Cronk and Gladys Pardu is a document that discriminates against Christian persons by forcing them to renounce their faith in order to obtain an education.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Why is Canada mimicking Nazi Germany this century, the villains whom the Christian Canadian forefathers has defeated, by oppressing the Bible-believing Christians? There is no difference between Nazi Youth education and secular West’s Sodomic education in that both promotes evil. Seriously, all Westerners need the Holy Bible to be proper and un-oppressive upon anyone.

    • This style ten and six

      Why don’t you just leave us alone, we are doing just fine all by ourselves. We are the only country with no abortion laws, thus allowing women to terminate a pregnancy without hindrance. This means that 90% of terminations are in the first trimester. Even so the abortion rate is similar to other advanced countries.

      We have had same sex marriage for 11 years and the country has not yet fallen apart. In fact, yesterday our PM, Justin Trudeau, marched in the Toronto gay pride parade, the first prime minister to do so.

      We are currently developing a law which will allow assisted dying.

      I am sure all these things will enrage you but we don’t care.

      • Grace Kim Kwon

        Abortion is murder. The period of 11 years is too short to reveal the true colors of anything. Same-sex “marriage” is not marriage, and it is a human right to treat sin as a sin and falsehood as falsehood. Assisted dying is a suicide. You don’t care only because you are not the victims.

        • This style ten and six

          All I ask is that you stay away from Canada. We have our own bigots.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            I’m Canadian myself. I don’t want to be persecuted by Soddomites. You guys are just crazy, being blood-thirsty after victims after victims. All your apology to the colored people are altogether lies. You guys are not sorry for any racism you’ve committed since the dawn of human history. Your only salvation is Christianity.

          • This style ten and six

            I have read a few of your comments and they worry me. You are obsessed with homosexuality and it is going to destroy you from within. The LGBT+ community is doing you no harm, it is not ‘looking for victims’ and is no more racist than any other group. Try to calm down. How has same sex marriage affected you personally, how have gays impacted your life? If you can get over this irrational hatred I think you would be a happier person.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            The West upholds homosexuality in an abnormal level this century, and the West is a very powerful, influencial entity. You need to understand that the problem is not the LGBT people themselves( they need rights and protection in a Christian way), but how the powerfuls are using the LGBT to nullify God’s truth, sane morality, and Christian people’s rights in this world. Support of homosexuality causes all kinds of sexual chaos, loss of morality, child-abuses, and prohibition of the truth itself. Demanding the endorsement of same-sex “marriage” is established by the authorities to bend the Christian conscience and tame the Christian population who are free.

            Villains know how to break people for the purpose of continuing their evil. And they come with more evil demands each round. Once a slave, he is always a slave until freed by Jesus Christ. Because the slavery by sexual immorality is detrimental and suicidal to the West’s well-being itself, every Biblical Christian needs to do what can be done now to keep morality and liberty. It could have been anything else such as incest or polygamy or cannibalism for the authorities to use to bend the Christians. Endorsement of sins including sexual immorality by a Christian in any way is a treason against God and against all humanity especially against children.

            The West must stop pushing and funding the abnormal immorality in the world. It’s been wrong all along. People have rights to reject immorality. Today’s secular Westerners are anything but the proper descendants of their hard-working Christian forefathers. Happiness does not matter. Truth does. It should be that way for you, too. Read the Holy Bible to be saved. Secular West’s immorality brings global disasters and miseries, nothing of happiness anyway. You guys need Christianity to be humane.

          • Steen Goddik

            Sad that you are so desperate to hate. You love sin, because it gives you sinners to hate. Only through that worship in Satan’s Church of Hate can you feel important.

          • Grace Kim Kwon

            You can never force falsehood upon mankind. Never again.

          • Steen Goddik

            You try to, all the time.

  • bowie1

    For those seeking a Christian Lawyer in the Peterborough, Ontario area you might go to Jelle (pronounced Yell-uh) Bosch who does civil law such as wills, etc.

  • Steen Goddik

    If a law school can’t follow antidiscrimination laws, then their lawyers can’t be expected to know the law. So no accreditation. Perfectly logical.

  • Grace Kim Kwon

    It was noble of the Western authorities to treat the colored people equally against then-people’s will; the Western people knew already everyone is created equal under God. It is wrong for the Western authorities to force people to endorse same-sex “marriage” this century because homosexuality and transgenderism are sins and same-sex “marriage” is not marriage, according to the Word of God. Forcing Sodomy means forcing a falsehood. Christianity is forever incompatible with homosexuality. Today, the majority of Christian population is colored people. If Western nations do this kind of atrocities, it is oppression against the colored peoples all over again. LGBT people should be granted life and some rights( not marriage or access to children) since Jesus gave sexual offenders unspecified time for repentance. What LGBT people need is calls for repentance of sexual depravity, and they should be ashamed of such sinful lifestyles. Exposure to homosexuality is child-abuse. People have rights to morality. Children have rights to innocence. Canada must follow Biblical principles to remain free and fair. If Christians are oppressed for doing what is right, it means the society is evil. Judeo-Christian values alone protect everyone with truth and fairness. The Western secularism is just another human rights abuser.