Canadian court backs Christian law school in homosexuality dispute
January 30, 2015
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court has ruled that graduates of Trinity Western University’s law school are permitted to practice law in Nova Scotia.
The Nova Scotia Barristers’ Society had forbidden graduates of the Christian university to practice law in the province because the school has a code of conduct that forbids sexual activity outside of marriage between a man and a woman-- prompting criticism from some homosexual activists.
“People have the right to attend a private religious university that imposes a religiously based code of conduct,” wrote Justice Jamie Campbell. “That is the case even if the effect of that code is to exclude others or offend others who will not or cannot comply with the code of conduct.”
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