OTTAWA, ON Nov. 2, 2012 – The CBC Radio One weekly program “Day 6” is having a contest called “Deep Sixed” in which people can vote for or against the elimination of several things, including Facebook, maple syrup, Bluefin tuna, the Catholic Church and “white people.” This was obviously intended as a joke, but we challenged why they would include the Church in a satirical contest of this kind. We encouraged our members to contact them about this bizarre choice, and suggested that “CBC funding” might be a better option! Following our protest, program managers said they had decided to remove the Church from the list, replacing it with a discussion of various countries’ economic problems.
Prolife Hollywood Blockbuster Film Unplanned in Canada for 1 Week Only beginning on July 12: https://t.co/9JbtDL17J3
Statement on the Denial of Conscientious Objection from the “Effective Referral” Mandate: https://t.co/W81evznsU1
The CCRL is preparing its release regarding this morning's decision by the Ontario Court of Appeal to uphold the effective referral mandate, which forces physicians to refer patients to others to perform procedures that they find morally objectionable.
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