Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has announced that his eldest son, Antonio, will attend a Catholic state school in London. The school has a history of educating the children of politicians, including those of former Labour cabinet ministers Harriet Harman and Ruth Kelly, and former Prime Minister Tony Blair, all of whom sent their sons there. [Read more...]
In Manitoba, Christians Are Opposing Legislation That Would Protect LGBT Students from Getting Bullied
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:
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...]