Posts Tagged ‘religious symbols’

Quebec Liberal wears large ‘jewelry’ cross to legislature to protest secularist charter

by Peter Baklinski QUEBEC, November 22, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A Quebec Liberal has donned a flamboyant cross around her neck in a move of solidarity with religious people, whose outwardly worn religious symbols have become the target of the government’s newly tabled controversial secular values charter.…

Quebec gov. considers even more religious restrictions in its values charter: claims public support

by Thaddeus Baklinski QUEBEC, October 23, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Parti Quebecois, emboldened by what it claims is widespread public support for its controversial “Charter of Values,” has suggested it may toughen up the restrictions on wearing religious symbols rather than pare them down, according to the…

Cross-wearing campaign opposes Quebec’s proposed ban on religious symbols

by Thaddeus Baklinski QUEBEC, October 15, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A pro-life group in Quebec is calling on Christians in the province to make a pledge to wear large, visible crosses as a protest against the Parti Quebecois government’s controversial Charter of Values. The Charter would forbid public employees,…

Quebec gvmt. promotes ‘sacredness’ of Charter banning religious symbols in $2M ad campaign

by Peter Baklinski QUEBEC, September 20, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Quebec government is pulling out all the stops in their effort to convince Quebecers of the merits of the newly proposed and controversial “secular” Charter of Values.  In a $2 million ad campaign that began last week, Premier…

Feds will ‘vigorously defend’ religious freedom if attacked by Quebec’s ban on religious symbols

by Peter Baklinski QUEBEC, September 10, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The federal Conservative government has strongly criticized the Parti Quebecois’ highly controversial proposed “religious neutrality” legislation, the text of which was released earlier today, saying that it will challenge the law…

Federal leaders raise concern over Quebec’s proposed ‘Charter of Values’ banning religious symbols

by Peter Baklinski OTTAWA, August 29, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Prime Minister Steven Harper broke his silence today, questioning the motives behind Quebec’s proposed Charter of Values that would ban religious symbols in public workplaces. “We know that the separatist government in Quebec would…

Ban on all religious symbols will ‘recognize secularism as a Quebec value’: Quebec Premier

by Peter Baklinski QUEBEC, August 26, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The Parti Quebecois (PQ) is defending its proposed legislation, leaked to media last week, that would ban religious all symbols worn by public employees at work. According to a leaked document published by Journal de Montreal, the long-awaited “Charter…

Charles LiMandri: Lawyer on the Front Lines of the Culture Wars

By JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND |
SAN DIEGO — The culture wars that continue to rage in the U.S., fanned by legal battles over the redefinition of marriage or religious symbols and speech in the public square, can make for unpredictable…

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