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The Canadian Soviet Government

There has been a lot in the news recently regarding freedom of speech, which is intrinsically tied to freedom of religion. Lindsay Shepherd gained international attention because of her bullying at the hands of university professors at Wilfrid Laurier. What Lindsay intended as a neutral example of a debate about gender pronouns, turned into a prime example of the dangers of Bill C-16 and its impact on free speech. Although nobody got put in jail this time, that eventuality doesn't seem so far fetched anymore.

Christians need to take note of the governments increasing hostility to free speech and shift towards compelled speech because it is on the path towards criminalizing belief in the Bible. Another example of this shift is found in the Canada Summer Jobs program. The Canada Summer Jobs program subsidizes jobs for small businesses, non-profits, and the public sector. This year the government is insisting that employers attest to the following:
To be eligible, the core mandate of…