I still like the United States' chances, but Canada is Gaining on us!
Upholding a lower court ruling, the Ontario Court of Appeal has ruled
that the Law Society of Upper Canada was justified in denying
accreditation to Trinity Western University, an evangelical school whose
students are required to pledge to avoid sexual activity outside of
marriage between a man and a woman.
Comparing the pledge to rules against interracial dating, the court
ruled found the pledge “deeply discriminatory to the LGBTQ community”
and ruled that “public interest in ensuring equal access to the
profession justified a degree of interference with the appellants’
“To find that religious freedom was infringed, as the court did, but
then to rule that the infringement is justified despite evidence that
the infringement was not necessary, is very troubling,” said Andre
Schutten, counsel for the Association for Reformed Political Action.