Ontario unanimously passes radical LGBT bill redefining parent-child relationship

Nov 30, 2016 by

by Lianne Laurence, LifeSite: Bill 28, which redefines the family to appease LGBTQ activists, was passed unanimously in the Ontario legislature Tuesday by 79 MPPs from all three parties, with 28 MPPs absent for the vote. According to Campaign Life Coalition, Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown pressured his MPPs to either vote for the bill or absent themselves. Pro-family groups have criticized the Liberal government for ramming through the controversial “All Families Are Equal...

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Fatherhood: the antidote to the poverty problem

Nov 29, 2016 by

by Timothy M Rarick, MercatorNet: The UN aims to end poverty by 2030, but can it be done without a key player? According to the World Bank, in the year 2015 the extreme poverty rate (less than $2/day) around the world allegedly dropped below 10% for the first time.1 Although this is good progress, extreme poverty, for 702 million people, remains an international crisis. We know that women and children are deeply impacted socially and academically by living in poverty. Politicians, economists...

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Is domestic violence all about gender inequality?

Nov 24, 2016 by

by David Quinn, MercatorNet: If we are really concerned about violence against women and children we cannot be silent about family structure. November 25th is the United Nations International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. From then until December 10, International Human Rights Day, UN Women runs a 16-day campaign against gender-based violence, which this year focuses on raising money for that purpose. Although women often perpetrate violence, especially in the domestic...

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Turkey withdraws child rape bill after street protests

Nov 22, 2016 by

from BBC News: Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim has withdrawn a bill that pardons men convicted of sex with underage girls if they have married them. The government acted just before the controversial legislation went to a final vote in parliament, which is dominated by the ruling AK Party. The bill sparked protests and was met with international condemnation. Critics said it would legitimise statutory rape and encourage the practice of taking child brides. UN agencies had called on the...

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Donald Trump represents the new normal – on both sides of the Atlantic

Nov 22, 2016 by

by Rod Liddle, Spectator: […]  The interesting thing, for me, is the degree to which social policy will change — because change it certainly will. […] The liberalism of the 1960s has resulted in this decade with too many broken families and failed, inarticulate, unhappy children. With people who proudly will say they will not work for a living because they don’t like working and prefer to be on the dole. With the manifest insanity of safe spaces in universities where absurd liberal...

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Robbing children of their innocence

Nov 21, 2016 by

by Michael Cook, MercatorNet: A documentary outlines the development of a disturbing program for sex education. When it comes time to talk about the birds and bees to their kids, many parents go AWOL, leaving their sprogs to learn about the facts of life from TV, their friends and the internet. No one thinks that this is an ideal situation, so schools step in with sex ed programs. These have always been controversial, but the latest development ought to outrage parents. It is the global spread...

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