If it passes, the anti-bullying bill tabled by Dalton McGuinty’s Ontario government would codify a “propaganda term” that has been used as a battering ram against Christian parents and teachers for decades, says a pro-family leader.
Jack Fonseca of Campaign Life Catholics, a division of Campaign Life Coalition, is targeting Bill 13’s emphasis on “homophobia,” a term which he says was coined by homosexual activists to label Christian Biblical teaching as hate speech against homosexuals.
The term “homophobia” is often used by Christians to condemn unjust criticisms and attacks against the inherent dignity of people with same-sex attractions. But the charge of “homophobia,” created in the 1960s, has long been levied against even the perennial Christian belief that homosexual acts are contrary to God’s plan for human sexuality.
“Bill 13 will codify in law an anti-Christian slur,” says Fonseca, “because the government’s definition, taken from the Equity & Inclusive Education Strategy, is defined vaguely, without any exception for sincerely held religious beliefs, and can easily be interpreted to cover teachers and students who object to LGBTTIQ curriculum.” (more…)