Last Thursday, in a historic first, a speech was made before Parliament in Kanien’kéha, the Mohawk language.
If you’re looking for a constructive way to mark this two-four, might I suggest writing up a pair of quick letters to the Minister of Justice and your MP (assuming they’re not one and the same)? The subject I recommend is the repeal of Canada’s blasphemy law.
Wonderful news coming out of Ottawa this week! Remember the petition against the blasphemy law we were asking everyone to sign? We got a response!
Of course, no one is technically saying it is, but the legal row continues… Comedian Mike Ward launched a crowdfunding campaign on Tuesday to cover the legal fees in connection to his litigation against the Human Rights Tribunal. Within hours he received nearly $2,500. For those interested… Mike Ward fund … Continue reading
With more info on this at the CSA, and CFI, consider supporting the petition against Canada’s blasphemy law. My Canada includes sacrilege.
Civil Rights In Public Education (CRIPE) has initiated a complaint to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal: Filed early this year, the Application to the Ontario Human Rights Tribunal complains about the treatment one student has received from Roman Catholic school board personnel when she applied for an exemption from religious … Continue reading