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There's Nothing Religious About Banning Gay-Straight Alliances

Recently, Liberal MLA Laurie Blakeman proposed Bill 202 that would allow students to start a Gay Straight Alliance club in their schools. However, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice wants to counter the "unfair and unbalanced approach" of Bill 202. For Canada's LGBTQ youth, whose suicide statistics are startlingly high, GSAs may make a difference between life and death. Indeed, the cardinal principle of many religions is to love our neighbours as we love ourselves. If we cannot show grace for our LGBTQ neighbours and families, are we really living up to that hallowed principle of our own faiths?
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Obey Or Go To Jail, Municipal Leaders

The province's municipal affairs minister may have apologized his week for trying to ram new legislation down Alberta municipalities' throats but that apology is ringing hollow, said Raj Sherman Frida...