Debating Freedom of Religion: Bibles In The Classroom

Cara Zwibel, director of the fundamental freedoms program at CCLA, debates whether distributing Gideon bibles in the classroom is an infringement of civil liberties, and particularly freedom of religion. Zwibel notes that while there is no official Church and state separation in Canada, court decisions have “talked about the need to ensure that the state doesn’t impose religious views on individuals or does not engage in coercion. This school board is either over the line or close to it.”

Listen to the radio debates:

AM 570 – Jeff Allan Show – December 1, 2010

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AM 640 John Oakley Show – “Bibles in the Classroom?” Dr. Scott Masson & Cara Zwibel

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