Convivium: Judicial Idiosyncracy

See Barry’s Op-Ed published in today’s Convivium Magazine:

Last Friday’s Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) decisions on Trinity Western University call for freedom-loving Canadians to courageously stand up and demand change to legislation governing the law societies in this country.

We need our legislatures to ensure that court decisions that impinge upon or remove the right of freedom of religion are nullified. Critics say religious freedom amounts to the “right to discriminate”. However, it is time that the dissenting decision of Justices Côté and Brown be implemented legislatively to further not discrimination, but accommodation of religion. Their dissent is a reiteration of the right that already exists in our Charter document as the fundamental freedom of “conscience and religion.”

The Supreme Court of Canada limited that right on June 15, and now citizens must demand it be restored.

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