I remember back when I was in school the history teacher explaining to us why we have separation of Church and State. People came to this continent because they experienced religious persecution in Great Britain. 1,990 more words
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The protection of rights of conscience articulated in West Virginia v. Barnette:
If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released the result of the marriage survey.
The question given to the Australian people was,
Should the law be changed to allow same-sex couples to marry? 1,602 more words
In my last post, I outlined the scope of the Law Society of Upper Canada’s demands that all lawyers subject to its regulation, including those who are retired or working outside Ontario, produce a “Statement of Principles that acknowledges” a purported “obligation to promote equality, diversity and inclusion” ― not only in the practice of law but “generally”. 2,136 more words