Mad Court Disease

Canada’s Judicial Virus Will Soon Target Christians

by Rory Leishman

Last fall, quite a number of liberals in the United States vowed to emigrate to Canada if George W. Bush were re-elected, but few have shown up. There is better reason to anticipate a flight in reverse—by Canadian Christians -seeking refuge in the United States from the oppressive edicts of Canada’s judges.

Canada used to have an exemplary record of respect for human rights. That ended, ironically, with adoption of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms in 1982. Under the pretense of upholding this Charter, activists on the Supreme Court of Canada have conducted a systematic attack on . . .

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Rory Leishman is a former lecturer in political science at the University of Western Ontario and national affairs columnist for the London Free Press. Now a freelancer, he writes a regular column on national affairs for his local newspaper as well as Catholic Insight magazine and the Interim: Canada?s Pro-Life Pro-Family Newspaper Online.

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