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Hidden in plain sight: The Tory evangelical factor

The Tories’ proposal to create an office of religious freedom is a low-cost, high-yield pledge that resonates deeply with evangelical Christians, without the divisive risks of sexuality issues Apr 13, 2011 JONATHAN MALLOY Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/hidden-in-plain-sight-the-tory-evangelical-factor/article1982663/

France files its first fine for face veil

Apr 12, 2011 Angela Charlton The Associated Press http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/europe/france-files-its-first-fine-for-face-veil/article1981516/

France’s intolerant face

Apr 12, 2011 Toronto Star http://www.thestar.com/opinion/editorials/article/973130–france-s-intolerant-face

French burka ban suffers from failure of imagination

Apr 12, 2011 Barbara Kay National Post http://fullcomment.nationalpost.com/2011/04/12/barbara-kay-french-burka-ban-suffers-from-failure-of-imagination/

The right to cover up

Apr 12, 2011 National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/right+cover/4598925/story.html

Vatican’s new Mass ‘elitist,’ priests say

Apr 12, 2011 Michael Higgins National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/Vatican+Mass+elitist+priests/4598920/story.html

Catholic, without apologies

Apr 12, 2011 Michael Coren National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/Catholic+without+apologies/4598978/story.html

Police asked to investigate Muslim group’s website

Apr 12, 2011 Stewart Bell National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/Police+asked+investigate+Muslim+group+website/4602442/story.html

African gay-rights activists stand strong as brutality rises

Apr 11, 2011 GEOFFREY YORK Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/africa-mideast/african-gay-rights-activists-stand-strong-as-brutality-rises/article1980950/

Should Canada ban Islamic face veils?

Apr 11, 2011 Wency Leung Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/the-hot-button/should-canada-ban-islamic-face-veils/article1979819/

French police detain women on first day of veil ban

Apr 11, 2011 CAMILLE RUSTICI The Associated Press http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/europe/french-police-detain-women-on-first-day-of-veil-ban/article1979654/

France enacts ban on face veils

Apr 11, 2011 Reuters http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/France+enacts+face+veils/4593995/story.html

An awakening awaits for so-cons

Re: Don’t Dismiss The So-Cons, Don Hutchinson, April 8. Apr 11, 2011 Kurt Weinheimer National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/awakening+awaits+cons/4592950/story.html

It’s curtains for veils as France rolls out anti-niqab law

Apr 10, 2011 MICHEL ARSENAULT Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/europe/its-curtains-for-veils-as-france-rolls-out-anti-niqab-law/article1979147/

Substitute teacher who says he was fired for being transgender rejects settlement

Apr 10, 2011 Brent Wittmeier Postmedia News http://www.ottawacitizen.com/Substitute+teacher+says+fired+being+transgender+rejects+settlement/4592019/story.html

Fired transgendered teacher rejects deal that would muzzle him

Apr 10, 2011 John Cotter The Canadian Press http://www.thestar.com/News/Canada/article/972444

Ex-KKK leader featured on Muslim group’s website

Apr 10, 2011 Stewart Bell National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/leader+featured+Muslim+group+website/4592181/story.html

Tories promise to create office for religious freedom draws skepticism

Apr 9, 2011 MIKE BLANCHFIELD The Canadian Press http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/tories-promise-to-create-office-for-religious-freedom-draws-skepticism/article1978720/

Ignatieff at odds with party over Tories’ religious freedom proposals

Apr 9, 2011 Jane Taber Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/ignatieff-at-odds-with-party-over-tories-religious-freedom-proposals/article1978697/

Don’t dismiss the so-cons

Apr 8, 2011 Don Hutchinson National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/opinion/dismiss+cons/4579562/story.html

Halton Catholic school board imposes silent ban on GSAs

‘People in Ontario should not have to pay for this discrimination’: CFI Apr 7, 2011 Andrea Houston Xtra http://www.xtra.ca/public/Toronto/Halton_Catholic_school_board_imposes_silent_ban_on_GSAs-9992.aspx

The OIC vs. Freedom of Expression

Their change of tactics imperils speech worldwide. Apr 7, 2011 Jacob Mchangama NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/print/264113

Christian/Muslim divide: Can it be bridged?

Re: Blame The Murderers, Not The Contemptible Provocateur, Lorne Gunter, April 5. Apr 7, 2011 W.E. Ross Scott National Post http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/Christian+Muslim+divide+bridged/4572385/story.html

Egypt’s revolution is leaving women behind

After one rally, Amnesty International says, at least 18 female protesters were arrested, tortured and subjected to ‘virginity tests’ Apr 7, 2011 SHEEMA KHAN Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/opinion/egypts-revolution-is-leaving-women-behind/article1973918/

A combustible ideology

Apr 6, 2011 Christopher Hitchens Slate.com http://www.nationalpost.com/related/topics/combustible+ideology/4565628/story.html