Gender and Sexuality

04 Feb 2009 Update: Chris Kempling’s Defence

In light of his leaving the public education system, the BC College of Teachers has dropped their most recent complaints against school teacher Chris Kempling. His case has been a difficult story of how living one's faith can lead to persecution, even in Canada. Kempling has been through years of hardship at the hands of the BCCT and finally had enough of the public school system. Now, in an effort to get the facts out to the public and expose the suppression of basic freedoms, Kempling has prepared this document and has given permission to ARPA Canada to post it on our website: 
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29 Jan 2009 Press Release from MP Joy Smith

Action Item: Please ask your MP to support this bill. Simply send them an email or make a phone call so that they are aware of this effort by Joy Smith and that they realize that there is community support for it. MP Joy Smith to introduce PMB today on human traffickingOttawa, ON:  Today, Conservative Member of Parliament Joy Smith will introduce a Private Members’ Bill to crack down on child trafficking. The bill, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (minimum sentences involving trafficking of persons under the age of eighteen), will amend the criminal code to include a minimum prison term of five years for cases where the trafficked victims were under the age of eighteen. “It is important to remember that we are talking about the sexual abuse, rape, and exploitation of our children,” emphasized MP Smith. “We must make it clear that Canada will not tolerate the trafficking of its children and that is why I have proposed a five year mandatory minimum sentence for trafficking of minors.”
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13 Jan 2009 EU Votes this Week to Push Same-Sex Civil Unions on all Member States

By Hilary White ROME, January 12, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The European Parliament is set to vote this week on a resolution that will promote abortion and same-sex unions throughout the European Union. The resolution, authored by Giusto Catania, an Italian Communist MEP, calls upon EU member-states to guarantee access to “sexual and reproductive health and rights” and represents the next step in the work of European homosexualist activists.
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07 Jan 2009 Medical Expert Says that Contraceptive Pill is Causing Global Rise in Male Infertility

Writing for the Vatican's L'Osservatore Romano, doctor cites growing medical evidence By Matthew Cullinan Hoffman: VATICAN CITY, January 7, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - An eminent doctor writing for the Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano has stated that hormones from the contraceptive pill are causing a significant rise in male infertility in western nations.
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09 Dec 2008 Amsterdam to Close Brothels, Gambling Parlors

By Erin Blad, Citizenlink.org: Dec. 8, 2008 Amsterdam has unveiled a comprehensive plan to close up to half of its businesses that "generate criminality," including brothels, gambling parlors and marijuana cafes. Saturday’s announcement also includes offering help for those who lose their jobs as a result of the plan. Amsterdam legalized prostitution in 2000. [Keep reading this article here.]...

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25 Nov 2008 Saskatchewan government sued over same-sex marriage rites

Canwest News Service, November 25, 2008: SASKATOON -- Two law firms are suing the Saskatchewan government over the issue of marriage commissioners being required to perform same-sex marriages. The claimant in the case is Orville Nichols, who was found guilty in May of violating the Saskatchewan Human Rights Code for not performing a same-sex marriage three years ago. The couple involved, identified by tribunal order only as M.J. and B.R., was later married by another commissioner. Keep reading this story from tha National Post here. ...

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18 Nov 2008 Action Item: Why the Corren Agreement Matters to All Canadians

Update: Check out www.takebackourschools.org for the latest information on this issue. ARPA Canada readers have been continually updated about the Corren Agreement - a secret deal made between an activist couple and the BC government that has resulted in unprecedented changes in the public school system. But many people don't seem to think this matters much, as long as it applies to the public school system and only in BC. ARPA Canada's director Mark Penninga has written an article on the Corren Agreement for an upcoming issue of Reformed Persepctive magazine. Here is a sneak peak of that article. It reveals the extent of the Corren Agreement, why it should matter to all Canadians, and provides some action suggestions. .
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14 Nov 2008 BC’s New Homosexual Curriculum Blasted by Civil Rights League Director

By Jonquil Frankham VANCOUVER, November 11, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) – BC’s new aggressively pro-homosexual, heavily left-leaning curriculum hasn’t got its facts straight, says Catholic Civil Rights League director Sean Murphy in an in-depth analysis of the curriculum. And this, indicates Murphy, is only the beginning of the problems with the curriculum.
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