Alberta court dismisses appeal in Christian school challenge to Gay-Straight Alliance laws

Alberta court dismisses appeal in Christian school challenge to Gay-Straight Alliance laws

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[Global News] Opponents of Alberta’s law allowing gay-straight alliances in schools have been dealt another legal setback.

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Religious schools, public interest groups and parents filed a lawsuit last year seeking to have the legislation put on hold until there’s a ruling on its constitutionality.

The coalition led by the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms was denied its request, but it appealed.

Two of three Alberta Court of Appeal justices have dismissed the appeal, while the third said part of it should be allowed.

Justices Frederica Schutz and Dawn Pentelechuk wrote in their decision that the public good of protecting the safety and privacy of children, as well as promoting an inclusive school environment, is extremely high.

This article continues at [Global News] Appeal dismissed in challenge to Alberta gay-straight alliance law

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