Canada’s Supreme Court Relegates Religious Beliefs to Second-Tier Status
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Emilie Kao
Discrimination, Human rights, Islamophobia
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Kao, E. (2018, July 3). Canada’s Supreme Court Relegates Religious Beliefs to Second-Tier Status. America, Be Warned. The Heritage Foundation. 


Trinity Western University, a Christian university, was denied permission to establish a Christian law program. The Law Society of British viewed TWU’s covenant agreement discriminatory against queer students. The author argues the ruling restricts religious diversity and liberty. Parallels to this case in the United States are drawn upon.


The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

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