THE EFC UPDATE - 2013.02.18
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PROSTITUTION LAW CONSULTATION
The Government of Canada is inviting public input on the reform of Canada’s prostitution laws. The online consultation is open until March 17, 2014. You can find details here. You can find the EFC’s report and recommendations here.
QUEBEC EUTHANASIA VOTE IMMINENT
Last week, the EFC sent this open letter to members of Quebec’s Assemblée nationale requesting that they vote against the controversial Bill 52, which attempts to legalize euthanasia in the Province of Quebec by defining it as a medical procedure. The vote is expected this week.
HOW ONE WOMAN DEFENDS THE DIGNITY OF WOMEN WHO ARE PROSTITUTED
Glendyne Gerrard went from praying for those in need to being actively involved as the director of Defend Dignity. Read her story in the latest Faith Today. The entire Jan/Feb issue is free at faithtoday.ca/digital. Subscribe to Faith Today at faithtoday.ca/subscriptions or toll-free at 1-866-302-3362. Special offer ends Feb. 28: buy a print subscription and you also get a free copy of Weakness is the Way, the latest book by J. I. Packer.
Visit theEFC.ca/calendar to learn about worthwhile events near you and to add your events for free. Among the events coming soon is the Promise Keepers National Men’s Conference in Nepean. New events are added every few days.
THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT IS NOT LEMONS
It is okay for Christians to laugh. In fact, the experience of joy has an overall benefit to our life. Read Phil Callaway’s reflection at the EFC website Christianity.ca, Canada’s Christian library online.