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The pro-choice crack-up

Events of late suggest that the pro-life movement is getting under progressives’ skins. I don’t mean – merely – that the merchants of unrestricted abortion have become more than normally deracinated from reason. That is true, of course; but the good news is that they now seem genuinely spooked (rather than in the usual, performance-art sort of way). The beginnings of the [...]

2019-09-16T08:36:52-04:00September 16, 2019|Abortion, Abortion Law, Politics|

No right to be shielded from graphic images

Andrew Lawton If something is false, you don’t need to censor it. If it’s true, you shouldn’t. Nevertheless, there’s an inclination from those less confident about their beliefs to shut away uncomfortable truths things they can’t or don’t want to explain. Graphic abortion imagery forces viewers to confront the reality of abortion, which is why so many people want these [...]

2019-09-16T07:51:20-04:00September 16, 2019|Andrew Lawton, Pro-Life|

Q & A with new Seat of Wisdom president Ryan Williams

Ryan Williams Edtior’s Note:Earlier this year, Dr. Keith Cassidy retired as president of the Seat of Wisdom College (SWC) in Barry’s Bay, Ont. Dr. Ryan Williams, a former academic dean at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception in Huntington, NY, and associate dean at St. Joseph’s Seminary for the Archdiocese of New York, is the new president of SWC. Second-year [...]

Unplanned success in Canada

Abby Johnson (left) talks with the actress Ashley Bratcher who played Johnson in Unplanned, on the set of the movie. When Unplanned, the story of abortion-worker-turned-pro-life-activist Abby Johnson,premiered in March in the U.S., Canadians were left wondering when they would be allowed to see the movie. Some pro-lifers organized boycotts and petitions of theatre chains that refused to bring the [...]

Victory for Alberta children and parents

Law Matters John Carpay Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. Think back to the year 2000, or even 2010, and imagine someone telling you this: “The law requires every school to set up a Gay Straight Alliance for K-12 children. No exemption for religious belief or parental opposition. The law makes it illegal for teachers and principals to inform parents [...]

Mary Wagner launches appeal

Mary Wagner According to John Bulsza of the Mary Wagner Legal Defence Fund, the August 2012 case is about to go before the Ontario Court of Appeal – seven years after Wagner was originally arrested for entering the “Women’s Care Clinic” abortuary in downtown Toronto. She was charged with mischief, interference with the lawful enjoyment/operation of a business, and breach [...]

2019-09-13T08:37:28-04:00September 13, 2019|Pro-Life|

The importance of a liberal education

Today education is of great importance in western societies and debates frequently arise as to how to solve various problems in public or post-secondary schools. Seldom though, does the fundamental question get asked: what is the purpose of education?  The answer: to lead one to Truth and Beauty. That is why a classical liberal arts formation is so needed, to fulfill the [...]

2019-09-10T11:16:26-04:00September 11, 2019|Religious Education, Society & Culture|

Father Ted Colleton Scholarship Program 2019-2020

Dan Di Rocco, circulation manager for The Interim and administrator of the annual Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship, has announced the topic for the 2019/2020 iteration of the essay contest presented by Interim Publishing and Niagara Region Right to Life. Niagara Region Right to Life is once  again pleased to offer The  Father Ted Colleton Scholarship essay  contest  as part  of its mandate to [...]

2019-09-11T16:51:50-04:00September 11, 2019|Fr. Ted Colleton Scholarship, Issues, Web Exclusives|

Google whistle-blower suspended after suggesting Big Tech manipulating elections

Greg Coppola A senior engineer at one of America’s biggest tech firms has been put on administrative leave after expressing fears that firms like his are interfering in elections. Software engineer Greg Coppola spoke to Project Veritasfounder James O’Keefe about the ways in which Google manipulates information to advance a left-wing bias. “I don’t have a smoking gun,” he said. [...]

2019-09-10T11:27:31-04:00September 10, 2019|Activism, Election, Politics|

LiveAction blocked by Pinterest: Big Tech targets pro-lifers

On June 11, LiveAction, a major pro-life organization, and the investigative journalism group Project Veritas, announced that Pinterest, a social media platform with 291 million monthly users, was censoring LiveActionand other conservative posts by blocking their content as pornographic and spreading “misinformation and conspiracy theories about anti-vaxxers.” Prior to the information being released, Project Veritasreached out to Pinterest for a comment about [...]

2019-09-10T10:43:51-04:00September 10, 2019|Pro-Life, Society & Culture, Youth Activism|

People’s Party candidates call for late-term abortion ban

People's Party candidates in Red Deer, Alberta. Laura Lynn Thompson, Paul Mitchell (centre), with the party leader Maxime Bernier. On August 7, both People’s Party of Canada candidates in Red Deer, Alberta – Paul Mitchell (Red Deer-Mountain View) and Laura-Lynn Thompson (Red Deer Lacombe) – held a press conference in which they called for a ban on abortions beyond 24 [...]

2019-09-10T10:43:24-04:00September 10, 2019|Announcements, Election, Features, Politics|

UN Women to normalize transgender ideology

The UN Women panel on "Gender Diversity Beyond Binaries" included five biologically males and two biological females, but four of the seven panelists identified as a different gender. On July 15, the United Nations hosted an event called “Gender Diversity Beyond Binaries.” The event included a panel of seven people, five of whom were biologically male, but only two identified [...]

2019-09-10T10:15:10-04:00September 10, 2019|Human rights, Sex Education, Society & Culture|

Eight Tory pro-life MPs retiring

Eight long-time pro-life Conservative MPs are not running for re-election: David Anderson (Cypress Hills- Grasslands), Brad Trost (Saskatoon-University), Guy Lauzon (Stormont -Dundas -South Glengarry), Larry Miller (Bruce-Grey- Owen Sound), Alex Nuttall (Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte), Bev Shipley (Lambton-Kent-Middlesex), Kevin Sorenson (Battle River-Crowfoot), and Dave Van Kesteren (Chatham-Kent-Leamington). Campaign Life Coalition national president Jeff Gunnarson told The Interimthey, along with Mark Warawa (Langley-Aldergrove), who announced he would not run [...]

2019-09-10T10:26:26-04:00September 10, 2019|Announcements, Features, Marriage and Family, Politics, Pro-Life|

The Trudeau doctrine

A federal election looms, and the fortunes of the ruling Liberals aren’t looking good. Battered by a series of scandals that have shown the sinister side of a leader associated with “sunny ways,” the party is widely expected to lose its majority. If Justin Trudeau does lead his party to defeat, pro-life Canadians should celebrate. In stating this fact, we do not [...]

The decline of manufacturing

It’s been almost a year since General Motors announced that it would be closing its Oshawa, Ontario automobile assembly plant, ending over a century of car manufacturing in the city and putting nearly 3,000 employees and management out of work. This spring, however, the company announced that it would reinvest $170 million dollars in the plant, converting it to stamping and sub-assembly [...]

2019-09-05T07:27:29-04:00September 5, 2019|Announcements, Features, Rick McGinnis, Society & Culture|
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