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In a decision that could have implications for the United States, Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that any student graduating from Trinity Western University’s planned law school can be barred from the practice of law. The Court decided that a school covenant requiring its faculty, staff, and students to live in accord with the traditional Christian understanding of marriage was sufficient cause to refuse licensing for the law school.
While the court recognized a religious freedom interest on the part of the school, it said the “public interest” demanded religious freedom be set aside.
As a high-profile drama unfolds around a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, American leaders are urging the President to include human rights and religious freedom on the agenda.
More than fifty foreign policy professionals, human rights advocates, and Christian, Hindu, Jewish, and Muslim religious leaders sent a letter to President Trump urging him to incorporate human rights in general, and religious freedom in particular, into America’s summit strategy.