Action Items Tag

09 Nov 2016 On Bill C-16: Gender Ideology, Freedom, and our Neighbours’ Good

Take Action: Use one of the three EasyMail letters to share your concerns with your MP before C-16 sails through the House of Commons Bill C-16, if passed, will amend the Canadian Human Rights Act to outlaw discrimination on the basis of “gender identity” and “gender expression”. It would also amend the Criminal Code to prohibit “hate propaganda” about a group of people distinguishable by their gender identity or gender expression. And it would make bias, prejudice or hate “based on gender identity or expression” an aggravating circumstance when it is a motivating...

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26 Oct 2016 Palliative Care: A more dignified option

Support C-277 Last year the Supreme Court of Canada overturned hundreds of years of legal, medical, and moral precedent, when it struck down the Criminal Code prohibitions on assisted suicide in the Carter case.  The Supreme Court gave Parliament the task of creating a system in which some people may kill others in some circumstances. On June 17, Bill C-14 became law after bouncing back and forth between the Senate and House of Commons. This law formally legalized euthanasia and assisted suicide in Canada. While the law was being crafted, we were able to engage with this policy debate in a huge way. With your help and by God’s grace, our message resulted in some positive changes to the law and helped mitigate the evil that was being endorsed by many Canadians.
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21 Oct 2016 What’s a family, anyway? Ontario government to radically change family law

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPV_qQH-MYU The Ontario government is fast-tracking a bill that, if passed, will fundamentally overhaul family law in Ontario. It is critical that we understand these changes and seize the narrow window of opportunity to share our concerns with our leaders before the legislation becomes law.It is critical that we understand these changes and seize the narrow window of opportunity to share our concerns with our leaders before the legislation becomes law. Bill 28, the Orwellian “All Families Are Equal Act”, removes the term “mother” and “father” from all Ontario law, to be...

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19 Oct 2016 Ontario’s government quietly removing ‘mother’ and ‘father’

Read our extended analysis of this Bill here. The Ontario government is pushing through the radical Bill 28, called the "All Families Are Equal Act", to totally redefine the family. In summary, this bill eliminates the word mother 17 times and father 23 times from provincial family law and creates 4 parents instead of 2. "Mother" is being replaced by "birth parent" or simply, "parent". The most basic social institution, which has served the human community from time immemorial, ought not to be redefined in a rush like this omnibus bill...

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26 May 2016 Call for Prayer

ARPA Canada is respectfully calling our Canadian brothers and sisters in the Lord to a day of sobriety, humility, prayer, and fasting on Monday, May 30. Bill C-14, which would legalize and normalize killing the weak and vulnerable, may receive its final vote in our House of Commons as early as May 30, and if passed, will be voted on in the Senate shortly thereafter. Sadly, much of the opposition to C-14 is coming from MPs and Senators who are demanding that it be even more radical, for example, by extending the killing to...

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22 Apr 2016 Response to C-14 Bill

The Liberal Government released their Bill C-14 on Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide. Numerous organizations have responded, including Christian Legal Fellowship which you can read here. Learn how to TAKE ACTION on this Bill at arpacanada.ca/stop-euthanasia. ARPA Canada would like to quote the response of Physicians’ Alliance against Euthanasia which echoes our sentiments in their press release below: --- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The federal government provides exemptions for murder, aiding suicide and administering poison Montreal, April 15, 2016 – In the midst of one of the worst suicide crises in our country’s history,...

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10 Feb 2016 Euthanasia Phone Script

**Phone Script** Hello [MP], As you are aware, there is incredible pressure right now to legalize euthanasia and assisted suicide.    Once the right to life becomes subjective, it becomes impossible to enact safe-guards. If one person has a "right" to die because of how they feel about their condition, why can't someone else? Suddenly it becomes the government's duty to kill all those who want it. At the same time, everyone else who qualifies (because of a disability etc) suddenly has to justify their existence in the face of...

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09 Dec 2015 Alberta Bill 7 – Redefining Sex/Gender in Alberta Law

Alberta’s Bill 7 was introduced on November 19th by Justice Minister Kathleen Ganley. The bill seeks to amend the Alberta Human Rights Act by striking out the word ‘gender’ – which previously only distinguished between males and females – and replace it with the words ‘gender’, ‘gender identity’, and ‘gender expression’. Though a seemingly simple alteration, it has a large impact. It has already passed first reading in the Alberta Legislature, with very little public awareness or discussion. We need your help to alert our MLAs and the broader public to the danger of redefining sex in Albertan law.   What’s the issue?  Some individuals believe they were born into a biological sex that they do not feel fits their psychological sexual identity. This is known commonly as transsexualism, transgenderism, Gender Identity Disorder (GID), or gender dysphoria. Provincial governments have begun enshrining in law an idea that this psychological sexual identity – for which the term ‘gender’ is used – is not fixed but fluid. Tied into that is the idea that there are more than two genders, and that what ultimately matters is how one person feels about their own gender, rather than giving any consideration to what their biological sex is. Those pushing this political agenda are attempting to enshrine in law the right to identify as, act, and dress as any sex they feel best relates to their psychological sexual self-identity – and to be treated by the civil government and the rest of society accordingly.  
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28 Sep 2015 Assisted Suicide – Legal Analysis

Download [601.85 KB] September 24, 2015 Dear Parliamentarians and Candidates for Parliament, Although you are busy with this election campaign, we respectfully request that you take a moment to consider an important development that will require the attention of the new Parliamentarians this fall and winter. As you are aware, in February the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) struck down Canada’s laws against assisted suicide and gave Parliament 12 months to enact new legislation. Since then only two serious options have been raised by all sides of the issue: either follow the Supreme...

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17 Apr 2015 Action Alert: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide Law

After taking the time to study the Carter Supreme Court decision and consult other experts, ARPA Canada is thankful to release our new policy report, which makes a principled, well-researched, and legally feasible case to Parliament to do everything in its power to criminalize euthanasia and assisted suicide. As we explain in the report, even after the Carter Supreme Court decision, Parliament has the means to draw a clear line that upholds the sanctity of human life. Doing so will require courage - so we are asking our readers to...

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