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Biden expected to reverse pro-life advances made during Trump administration

By Oswald Clark Barring any surprise court or congressional decisions, Joe Biden is set to become president of the United States on Jan. 20. By everything he has said and done in recent months, and what key Democrats in the House of Representatives and pro-abortion leaders have indicated they want, Americans should expect to see the most pro-abortion presidency in history attempt [...]

2021-01-05T23:08:40-06:00January 5, 2021|Politics|

Trump contests disputed election

Oswald Clark Commentary In 2004, conservative columnist Hugh Hewitt wrote a book with the title If It's Not Close, They Can't Cheat. In some ways, Donald Trump has only himself to blame for losing the election, even if it was stolen from him: a normal president that did not antagonize so many voters, including many who likely were concerned about Joe Biden’s [...]

2021-01-02T22:52:53-06:00January 2, 2021|Politics|

CLC Saskatchewan sees opportunity following provincial election

By Interim Staff The right-of-center Saskatchewan Party won re-election, garnering nearly 61 per cent of the vote and 48 of 61 seats in the provincial legislative assembly, comfortably returning Scott Moe as Premier and soundly defeating the pro-abortion NDP, which won the other 13 seats. While life and family issues were not highlighted by the leaders or platforms, Louis Roth of Campaign [...]

2020-12-26T12:40:34-06:00December 26, 2020|Politics|

NDP win majority, CHP improve in BC election

By Interim Staff The NDP called an early election in an attempt to win a majority, and on Oct. 24 won 57 of 87 seats in the B.C. legislature on the strength of nearly 66 per cent of the vote. The Liberals won 28 seats and the Greens two. In 2017, the Liberals won two more seats than the NDP and briefly [...]

2020-12-26T12:32:32-06:00December 26, 2020|Politics|

Trump loses, but pro-life victories abound

By Oswald Clark and Paul Tuns Despite contesting the election results due to a number of irregularities in the counting and qualification of votes in several states, President Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election to the most pro-abortion candidate offered by either major party—Joe Biden. Biden, a former senator and vice president, repudiated his lifelong record of opposing taxpayer funding of [...]

2020-12-08T20:48:02-06:00December 8, 2020|Politics|

Alberta NDP push abortion access guarantee

On Sept. 29, members of the Select Special Public Health Act Review Committee of the Alberta legislature debated adding abortion access to the province's Public Health Act. The motion was put forward by NDP MLA Kathleen Ganley (Calgary-Mountain View) and was defeated in committee the following day on a straight party-line vote, with the NDP committee members supporting it and the United [...]

2020-12-05T13:02:13-06:00November 3, 2020|Abortion, Politics|

Amy Coney Barrett says Roe is not super-precedent

When Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the Supreme Court justice who was a darling of feminists and others on the Left, passed away in late September, it set up an opportunity for President Donald Trump to leave a long-term legacy by appointing a third justice to the country’s highest court. Earlier in the summer, Trump had released a list of potential Supreme Court appointments [...]

2020-12-06T15:52:33-06:00October 30, 2020|Politics|

Calgary to restrict ‘advocacy messaging’ near schools

Calgary city council is considering banning advocacy displays near schools after a council committee approved the proposed bylaw on Sept. 9. The new rules, if passed, would prohibit any signs larger than a postcard (5 inches by 3.5 inches) that express an opinion on any issue or cause within 150 metres of a school, although the bylaw would not apply to school [...]

2020-11-19T10:14:52-06:00October 7, 2020|Bubble Zone, Politics|

Two NB candidates dropped over LGBQT posts

In what has become almost a ritual during elections, both the PCs and Liberals dropped a candidate after social media posts on LGBQT issues resurfaced during the campaign. Higgs announced that Roland Michaud was dropped as the candidate in Victoria-La Vallee after it was reported that he shared a meme that media reports said "suggested physical violence against transgender women when they [...]

2020-11-19T10:14:52-06:00October 7, 2020|Election, Politics, Transgender|

Pro-life friendly premier wins majority in NB

Going back to the polls two years after winning a minority government, Blaine Higgs' Progressive Conservatives won a majority in Canada's first COVID-19 pandemic election in a campaign in which the abortion issue featured prominently. In 2018, the PCs won 22 of the New Brunswick legislature's 49 seats, while the Liberals won 21. PC leader Blaine Higgs became leader because of the [...]

2020-12-06T16:03:38-06:00October 1, 2020|Abortion, Election, Politics|

B.C. pink flag display highlights sex-selective abortions

On Sept. 12, three MPs joined three pink flag displays organized by We Need a Law in the British Columbia lower mainland. The displays were intended to inform the public about the practice of sex-selective abortion in Canada, which studies have indicated target girl preborn children in some immigrant communities. MP Cathay Wagantall (CPC, Yorkton-Melville), who introduced Bill C-233, the Sex Selective [...]

2020-12-06T16:04:26-06:00October 1, 2020|Abortion, Politics|

U.S. election offers stark choice on abortion

The U.S. election is about many issues including the fitness of the two major candidates to lead and the president’s handling of the pandemic and the economy. A major difference between the parties and presidential candidates is their approach to abortion, which would have been important to many voters but will have a higher profile and could become the issue of the [...]

Keep America

In 1994, the United States of America was enjoying peace and prosperity. The Cold War was over, the economy was thriving, and the third-youngest president in the country’s history had recently been elected; he and his centrist policies enjoyed popular support. And yet, even as the good times were rolling, a 5-foot-tall Albanian religious sister offered this country a dire warning and [...]

2020-12-06T16:20:12-06:00October 1, 2020|Abortion, Announcements, Editorials, Politics|

Socons & the CPC

For all the post-election hand-wringing about whether social conservatism was, in the words of Peter MacKay, the “stinking albatross” that cost Andrew Scheer Canada’s premiership in 2019, the Conservative Party of Canada’s leadership race revealed, once again, that social conservatives are an invaluable and inexorable part of the country’s conservative movement. While a self-described “pro-choice candidate,” Erin O’Toole emerged as the victor; [...]

2020-12-06T16:22:58-06:00September 27, 2020|Andrew Lawton, Politics|

John Turner, RIP

John Turner, the justice minister in Pierre Trudeau’s government when Parliament passed the Omnibus Bill that permitted abortion, has died at age 91. Turner is known as the second shortest serving prime minister (11 weeks in 1984) and the Liberal leader who lost to Brian Mulroney twice, including the free trade election of 1988. His political star rose in the 1960s when, [...]

2020-12-06T16:35:44-06:00September 27, 2020|Abortion, Politics|
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