Society & Culture

And then there was this …

And then there was this …

Canada If there is one reason why Justin Trudeau and his Liberal cohorts should be turfed from government, it is abortion. Not only does one have to be pro-abortion to run as a Liberal candidate, but abortion seems to ooze from the very pores of this Liberal government. Recently, Mike Pence, Vice President of the United States, was in Ottawa meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau. Trudeau took the opportunity to scold America for its pro-life stance – including informing ... (Continue reading)

Pride cometh before a fall

Pride cometh before a fall

Josie Luetke It may just be my impression, but this past Pride Month seemed particularly vociferous. On numerous occasions, socially conservative friends and coworkers dutifully noted: “Pride cometh before the fall.” Now, I mean no offense to them and believe they were just offering a sincere warning, but it’s easy to see how this verse could be recited proudly, as if we were immune to such a sin, and ... (Continue reading)

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Charity takes government to court over Summer Jobs discrimination

JCFF president John Carpay says the Liberals are still compelling ideological agreement with the government. A registered charity running summer camps for youth has filed court applications against the federal government after the charity’s applications for 2019 Canada Summer Jobs grants were denied. The charity, BCM (Canada) International, is a registered charitable organization, ... (Continue reading)

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DeMarco’s inspiring, educational book on the apostles of life

Apostles of the Culture of Life by Donald T. DeMarco (Tan, $28.71 paperback or $9.99 Kindle, 271 pages) I’m pro-life in that it is a deeply held principle and it determines how I vote. But I’m not part of the pro-life movement and I do not know much of the history. I do ... (Continue reading)

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Despite backlash, Instagram a forum for abortion debate

Despite backlash, Instagram  a forum for abortion debate

A widely shared meme on Instagram during the debate on pro-life bills in Georgia and Alabama in May. Social media is a platform that continues to grow and change the way people interact with one another. Social networking services enable users to interact with people more rapidly and on a larger scale. Instagram ... (Continue reading)

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Peterborough Pro Life educates public about abortion

Peterborough Pro Life educates public about abortion

Organizer hopes other groups take up information campaign For the past 39 years, Peterborough Pro Life Corporation Inc,. has been dedicated to fostering respect for the dignity and sanctity of every human life, from the moment of conception to natural death. The group can be seen peacefully protesting every Saturday morning from 10-11 am on University Drive near the Peterborough Regional Health Centre Hospital. Their goal ... (Continue reading)

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Chernobyl exposes insanity, brutality of Soviet regime

Chernobyl exposes insanity, brutality of Soviet regime

HBO’s miniseries Chernobyl arrived for streaming at a crucial moment for the company, just as the hangover from the end of Game of Throneswas starting to ebb. They needed a hit, and they got it with a five-hour story about the 1986 explosion at a nuclear power plant in the Soviet Ukraine. “Chernobyl is a thorough historical analysis,” wrote Sophie Gilbert in The Atlantic, “a gruesome disaster epic replete with oozing blisters ... (Continue reading)

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Man who assaulted pro-lifer given probation

Man who assaulted pro-lifer  given probation

Jordan Hunt was given a conditional sentence after roundhouse kicking Marie-Claire Bissonnette at LifeChain last October. The Toronto hairstylist, Jordan Hunt, who was filmed roundhouse kicking a pro-life protester in what became a viral video in October of last year, was given a conditional discharge and eight months probation on June 13. The ... (Continue reading)

Ontario court rules against conscience rights

Ontario court rules against conscience rights

Sheila Harding, president of the Christian Medical and Dental Society of Canada said her group was disappointed with the ruling. On May 15, an Ontario appeal court struck a blow against religious freedom, ruling that the right of doctors to conscientiously object to participating in abortion and euthanasia is trumped by ... (Continue reading)

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Interim publishes anthology of its best writing over 35 years

Interim publishes anthology of its best writing over 35 years

Editor’s Note: Interimeditor Paul Tuns interviewed Dan Di Rocco, chair of the business board of The Interim and editor of the forthcoming anthology from the first 35 years of Interimwriting, We Told You So, Honestly. Paul Tuns:What was the motivation for publishing an anthology ofInterimarticles? Dan Di Rocco:The paper has served a huge need in pro-life communications. It filled that need with professionalism, passion, and yes, even love. The motivation of ... (Continue reading)

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Doctors of conscience unwanted

Laying Down the Lawton Andrew Lawton If you want to practice medicine, leave your beliefs at the door. That’s the key takeaway from a May decision by the Court of Appeal for Ontario ruling that conscience rights for healthcare practitioners effectively don’t exist. At least not when doctors are anywhere but in their own homes with the doors locked and the curtains drawn. That isn’t so much of ... (Continue reading)

Game of Thrones’ disturbing ending

Game of Thrones’ disturbing ending

After eight seasons, 73 episodes, 47 primetime Emmy awards, and a massive audience that guarantees it a place in pop culture history, Game of Thronesended last month with a half dozen episodes that left fans distraught, angry, or both. Before the final episode aired, an online petition from fans demanding that the eighth and last season be rebooted and rewritten gained a million signatures. The show runners, David Benioff and ... (Continue reading)

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Mary Wagner arrested at Vancouver abortion mill

Mary Wagner arrested at Vancouver abortion mill

Mary Wagner was arrested outside the Everywoman's Health Centre April 16. Canadian pro-life rescuer Mary Wagner remained in jail Easter weekend following her arrest April 16 at a Vancouver abortion centre. Wagner, 43, was arrested at the Everywoman’s Health Centre, 2525 Commercial Dr, about 11:15 a.m., a little over an hour after she and a companion, who identifies only as Baby ... (Continue reading)

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The Trudeau record: Legalizing marijuana

The Trudeau record: Legalizing marijuana

Justin Trudeau has "liberalized" Canada. Editor’s Note:This article is the first in a series leading up to the Oct. 21 federal election which will examine Justin Trudeau’s record as Liberal leader and Prime Minister. When Justin Trudeau ran for the Liberal leadership in 2013, he said he would liberalize Canada’s marijuana law, although he was unclear about whether that meant decriminalizing pot (technically illegal but no criminal ... (Continue reading)

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Big gay wants you

As has been widely reported, on Feb. 19 the Greater Essex County District School Board voted to require all of its elementary schools to the fly the rainbow flag throughout gay Pride Week. No doubt the little blighters from kindergarten to Grade 6 will be expected to salute the flag from the steps each time they enter and leave the school building, and from the playground whenever they take a break from bullying their gay and transgendered classmates at recess. ... (Continue reading)

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