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Karl Nerenberg | Bloc Québécois leader Martine Ouellet claims that Jagmeet Singh's NDP leadership campaign signifies we must now confront not only the religious right, but also the new and scary religious left.
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Rick Salutin | A commitment to free speech doesn't reconcile easily with human rights codes that may compel respect and courtesy toward specific groups -- including their right to be addressed as they choose.
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David J. Climenhaga | All kidding, aside, there is one inescapable conclusion from this situation: The time to abolish the Senate is right freakin' now!
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Joyce Arthur | We must defend and exercise the right to blasphemy, not criminalize it, or silence ourselves out of fear. One small start would be to repeal Canada's blasphemy law as an unconstitutional anachronism.
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Leila Marshy | It's a long, straight line from Bill 101 to Bill 14 via the Charter of Values. At what point does a religious society start justifying human sacrifice to appease the gods? Just asking.
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Penney Kome | A student's request to choose which classmates he will meet with causes controversy at York University.
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Leif Maitland | There are uncomfortable and downright nasty similarities between the battle against the Islamic community centre in Manhattan, and the fight against a Sikh gurdwara planned for Guelph, Ontario.
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Amy Goodman | While the hole at Ground Zero has yet to be filled, as billionaire developers bicker over the plans, the news hole that August brings has been readily filled with the "Ground Zero Mosque" controversy.