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Charter of Quebec Values

The Media Frenzy Over The Charter Of Quebec Values

The Immanent Frame | Jean-Michel Landry | Posted 02.24.2014 | Religion

The recent media buzz stirred up by a sad story captures well the sense of uneasiness pervading Quebec since the ruling Parti Québécois (PQ) began w...

What Quebec's Battle Over Religious Symbols Can Teach Americans About Church-State Separation

Rabbi Jordie Gerson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Jordie Gerson

As post-9-11 Americans, we know all too well that there's often a thin line between the separation of church and state and the infringement of rights we would otherwise take for granted; it's not easy to preserve individual rights while protecting religious groups.

Charter of Quebec Values or a Change in Immigration Policy?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

A major controversy has erupted in Quebec as a result of Premier Pauline Marois' proposed "Charter of Quebec Values," which would ban the donning, for example, of a hijab or turban by government workers but, at the same time, permit the continued display of the large crucifix hanging in the province's legislature.

Is The 'Charter Of Quebec Values' Xenophobic?

Religion News Service | Ron Csillag | Posted 09.13.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Quebec’s government this week introduced its much-discussed Charter of Quebec Values, which would ban “overt and conspicuous” religious sy...