Justice Update

RELEASE: Christian couple rejected as adoptive parents, due to religious beliefs

Posted on Nov 7, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

RELEASE: Christian couple rejected as adoptive parents, due to religious beliefs

The Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca) has filed a court application  against Alberta Child and Family Services on behalf of an Edmonton couple whose application to adopt children was denied due to their religious beliefs about marriage and sexuality. The married couple, who are referred to in filed court documents as “C.D” and “N.D.,” have no children of their own and are currently unable to conceive due to medical complications.  N.D. was adopted at birth himself, and C.D. was keen to adopt an older child, as she explains in her filed Affidavit: “My heart has...

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‘Safety and security’ is the battle cry of the new fascists

Posted on Oct 31, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates

In Canada today, if you want to shut down the conference, rally or speaking engagement of someone whose opinion you disagree with, all you need to do to is accuse your opponent of being far right, racist, fascist, white supremacist, Islamophobic, or homophobic. The accusations need not be true, as long as they are shocking and loathsome. Hurling these kinds of accusations will arouse the local “Antifa” (anti-fascist) mob to organize a counter-protest, which just might lead to violence. As soon as violence becomes even a mere possibility, the authorities are quick to cancel the event, in...

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VIDEO: John Carpay on Parental Rights in Education

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases, Videos

VIDEO: John Carpay on Parental Rights in Education

Parents have a prior right to choose how they educate their children. What does this mean in practice? Justice Centre president John Carpay discusses the important legal foundations of parental rights in education in this new video:

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Brandon University Student Union renews bully tactics against pro-life group, bans posters

Posted on Oct 26, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, News Releases

Brandon University Student Union renews bully tactics against pro-life group, bans posters

BRANDON, MB: Just a year after students at Brandon University in Manitoba regained the right to participate in student life again after having their student group status revoked by their student union, the student group Brandon University Students for Life (SFL) is facing renewed censorship and hostility from the Brandon University Student Union (BUSU) after the union refused to permit SFL to poster. On October 17, 2017, SFL submitted a poster to BUSU in order to post it in the Knowles Douglas Student Union Centre.  The poster contains two images of developing fetuses, followed by an...

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VIDEO: John Carpay on the Law Society of Upper Canada

Posted on Oct 18, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates

VIDEO: John Carpay on the Law Society of Upper Canada

Lawyers in Ontario are now required to support equality, diversity and inclusion. What’s wrong with that? Justice Centre president John Carpay explains the danger of government bodies forcing belief.  

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VIDEO: John Carpay on Trinity Western University

Posted on Oct 13, 2017 in Justice Update, Latest Updates, Videos

VIDEO: John Carpay on Trinity Western University

Can provincial law societies ban law graduates of a private Christian Evangelical university from practicing law? John Carpay discusses the implications of three court actions involving Trinity Western University and provincial law societies in British Columbia, Nova Scotia and Ontario on Charter rights. Watch the video below!   <iframe width=”422″ height=”240″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/0nDePnjELdg?ecver=1″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

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