In Manitoba, Canada, the New Democratic Party introduced anti-bullying legislation in December so that schools would become safer and more inclusive of all students. The legislation (“Bill 18″) also made explicitly clear that bullying of LGBT students would not be tolerated and groups that support them must be allowed:
In Manitoba, Christians Are Opposing Legislation That Would Protect LGBT Students from Getting Bullied
A couple of weeks ago, Canada opened up an “Office of Religious Freedom” with a three-pronged mandate:
- protect, and advocate on behalf of, religious minorities under threat;
- oppose religious hatred and intolerance; and
- promote Canadian values of pluralism and tolerance abroad.
So where’s the problem? [Read more...]
I’m sure someone will jokingly say “South Park Already Did It,” but at least “The Simpsons” are getting the real thing: Richard Dawkins will play himself in this Sunday’s episode “Black-Eyed, Please.”
No word yet on *how* Dawkins will be featured in the episode or how many lines he’ll have, but I think we can all agree on one thing…
Please argue with Ned Flanders.