Marriage and Family

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Opposing visions of Canada

Paul Tuns and John-Henry Westen The Interim In January, religious leaders began stepping up the pressure against the federal government's assault on marriage, because of its proposal to redefine the institution to include homosexual couples. In a letter to Prime Minister Paul Martin, released Jan. 19, ... (Continue reading)

Same-sex ‘marriage’ is not a done deal

On Nov. 25, the subcommittee to the committee on procedure and House affairs deemed New Brunswick Conservative MP Rob Moore's private member's bill on marriage non-votable. Moore's C-268 sought to reaffirm the definition of marriage exclusively as the union of one man and one woman. Without giving reasons or without the release of an ... (Continue reading)

Bits ‘n’ Pieces

Canada Liberal MP Pat O'Brien on his government's attempt to redefine marriage: "At the moment, we have a bit of an uphill fight, but we aren't giving up and we are going to wage that fight. And I think the side who wants this to pass might be ... (Continue reading)

Truth and lies regarding same-sex ‘marriage’

Paul Tuns Why defend the traditional definition of marriage? It is the foundational institution of society and civilization. Marriage is a public good created by God and sanctioned by church and state. As Maggie Gallagher, an American author and expert on marriage, says, "What ... (Continue reading)

Truth and lies regarding same-sex ‘marriage’

Paul Tuns Why defend the traditional definition of marriage? It is the foundational institution of society and civilization. Marriage is a public good created by God and sanctioned by church and state. As Maggie Gallagher, an American author and expert on marriage, says, "What every human society calls marriage shares certain basic, recognizable features, including most especially the privileges accorded to the reproductive couple in order to protect both the interests of ... (Continue reading)

Same-sex ‘marriage’ is not a done deal

On Nov. 25, the subcommittee to the committee on procedure and House affairs deemed New Brunswick Conservative MP Rob Moore's private member's bill on marriage non-votable. Moore's C-268 sought to reaffirm the definition of marriage exclusively as the union of one man and one woman. Without giving reasons or without the release of an official vote, the subcommittee, which meets in camera, said that C-268 was unconstitutional. Funny, though, because ... (Continue reading)

Destroying society’s primary cell

It's impossible these days to open a newspaper or turn on the radio or TV without reading or hearing or seeing more about violence towards women. There are numerous articles in papers and magazines analyzing this sad and shocking phenomenon and suggesting solutions. There is some truth in most of these opinions, but I don't think I ... (Continue reading)

A cardinal’s plea for traditional marriage

'A turning point in the evolution of Canadian society' The Canadian government has announced its intention to present a bill at the beginning ... (Continue reading)

Red Tories push leftist agenda within party

Interim Staff One observer of the Canadian political scene recently remarked that it "seems like Red Tories are to be compared to mad cows: not many of them, not good for much, but they cause problems, all out of proportion to their numbers." ... (Continue reading)

Gay ‘marriage’ bill will pass by June, one way or another: Cotler

Federal Justice Minister Irwin Cotler has announced that he will introduce the Liberal government bill to change the definition of marriage to one that would include same-sex couples in early February and that he hopes it will pass before the House rises in June. ... (Continue reading)

The next threat to civilization and family: the ‘trans-gender’ movement gains steam

One of the fundamental directives driving instructors give their students early on is, "Check your blind spot." That might also be good advice for pro-family Canadians currently embroiled in the battle to save the institution of marriage as it's always been known. That's because, while their comrades in ... (Continue reading)

Opposing visions of Canada

The Interim In January, religious leaders began stepping up the pressure against the federal government's assault on marriage, because of its proposal to redefine the institution to include homosexual couples. In a letter to Prime Minister Paul ... (Continue reading)

Same-sex ‘marriage’ is not a done deal

On Nov. 25, the subcommittee to the committee on procedure and House affairs deemed New Brunswick Conservative MP Rob Moore's private member's bill on marriage non-votable. Moore's C-268 sought to reaffirm the definition of marriage exclusively as the union of one man and one woman. Without giving reasons or without the release of an official vote, ... (Continue reading)

Truth and lies regarding same-sex ‘marriage’

Why defend the traditional definition of marriage? It is the foundational institution of society and civilization. Marriage is a public good created by God and sanctioned by church and state. As Maggie Gallagher, an American author and expert on marriage, says, "What every human society calls marriage shares certain basic, recognizable features, including most especially the privileges accorded ... (Continue reading)

The fix was in

Commentary by Rory Leishman The Interim The judgment of the Supreme Court of Canada in the "same-sex marriage" reference is a devious ploy, signaling the determination of the court that the traditional definition of marriage in Canadian law will soon be abolished. Granted, the court has plenty of willing political collaborators. In response to the outrageous judgment of the Ontario Court of Appeal on June 10, 2003, in the Halpern case, that ... (Continue reading)

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