Our nation is on the edge of a precipice. In February, the Supreme Court of B.C. ruled that a fourteen-year old girl who identifies as a boy can take irreversible cross-sex hormones without parental consent whatsoever. More than that, the judge ruled that if her
Full PDF version Summary Submitted to Senate Committee Consent is a crucial component of privacy that empowers individuals and affirms human dignity. It is consent that permits us to receive and express intimacy. It is consent that regulates our respect for the privacy of others.
A few months ago, I registered for “The Story Workshop” at the Allender Center in Seattle. Primarily aimed at helping survivors of sexual abuse find the purpose and weight in their fractured personal narratives, the conference promised to be intense but deeply healing. So when
ARPA Canada does thoughtful and significant work from a Christian perspective. This article gives a good overview of Bill C-16, and presents a position that is careful and nuanced. The bill limits the fundamental freedoms of expression, religion, and association, without improving the lives of people
REAL Women of Canada has a brief but excellent article on Bill C-16 explaining some of the political shenanigans that have gone on (Nov 2, 2016). Some excerpts: The debate commenced at 10:10 a.m. and in just 4 hours at 2:00 p.m. the majority Liberals pushed
Here at WOMAN Means Something we believe that Bill C-16 destroys women’s rights, protections, and very identity under law. This is something that many feminists have warned about, but it seems that their voices have been overwhelmed by a popular wave of the well-intentioned who
If you are not already convinced of the danger and oppressiveness of Bill C-16, you need to read this excellent article in National Observer by Meghan Murphy, editor of Feminist Current, There would be some paragraphs that I would heartily disagree with, but here are
Bill C-16 Means the End of Women’s Rights An Open Letter to Canada’s Senators Bill C-16 has now been passed by the House of Commons and now only you, the Senate, stand in the way of this disastrous bill becoming law. On the face of