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Canada’s courts should stay out of matters of deep moral conviction, such as assisted suicide
     The National Post, 03 June 2014

Bigotry and Expectations
     Prince Arthur Herald, 03 June 2014

The EU's political earthquake is not about race
     The National Post, 30 May 2014

The war on bigotry
     Prince Arthur Herald, 28 May 2014

Justin Trudeau's distorted view from inside the abortion bubble
     The National Post, 27 May 2014

Defining "the West"
     Prince Arthur Herald, 20 May 2014

Boko Haram threat extends beyond kidnapped schoolgirls
     The National Post, 15 May 2014

By what right do we lecture Russia about civilization?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 13 May 2014

Trudeau’s new party line has created an opportunity for Canada’s pro-life cause
     The National Post, 09 May 2014

The Pro-Abortionist's "Own Facts"
     The National Post, 02 May 2014

The CBC's affirmative action bias
     Prince Arthur Herald, 01 May 2014

The myth of separatism's death
     C2C Journal, 24 April 2014

Don’t ignore the anti-Israel movement, Part II
     Prince Arthur Herald, 16 April 2014

Don’t ignore the anti-Israel movement
     Prince Arthur Herald, 12 April 2014

Sore Winners
     Prince Arthur Herald, 07 April 2014

Does our Culture Make People Stupid?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 18 March 2014

The Ukraine Endgame
     Prince Arthur Herald, 17 March 2014

Empires, Interests, and Contradictions
     Prince Arthur Herald, 13 March 2014

Are professors less smart than they used to be?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 10 March 2014

Crimea and the Ghost of Kosovo's Past
     Prince Arthur Herald, 04 March 2014

Stumbling into an ethnic quagmire in Ukraine
     The National Post, 27 February 2014

The Catholic schools paradox
     Prince Arthur Herald, 12 February 2014

Let the province's pick their own senators
     Prince Arthur Herald, 06 February 2014

Circumcision and the Fallacy of "Parents' Choice"
     Prince Arthur Herald, 28 January 2014

Nuance in the Near East
     Prince Arthur Herald, 22 January 2014

The Conservative flop on cannabis is illogical and predictable
     Prince Arthur Herald, 13 January 2014

Trinity Western and the Two Canadas
     Prince Arthur Herald, 07 January 2014

The Israel Boycott, Anti-Judaism, and the Giant Shrug
What the American Studies Association’s hatred of Israel is really about.
     Front Page Magazine, 07 January 2014

A note on mandatory minimum sentences
Why "retribution" isn't what you may think
     Prince Arthur Herald, 17 December 2013

How conversational would a ‘conversation on race’ be?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 06 December 2013

Forever twenty-two
The case for growing up
     Prince Arthur Herald, 02 December 2013

Charles Krauthammer's achievement
     Prince Arthur Herald, 27 November 2013

Defending Margaret Somerville
     Canadian Atheist, 25 November 2013

Why is Obama Allowing Iran to Go Nuclear?
     Sheldon Kirshner Journal, 22 November 2013

The Apology Doctrine
     Prince Arthur Herald, 20 November 2013

Airport security is a waste of time
     Prince Arthur Herald, 15 November 2013

What would have been so bad about civil unions?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 12 November 2013

Canada's scary intolerance obsession
     The National Post, 30 October 2013

Should Canada be governed by pragmatism?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 29 October 2013

Are atheists a Canadian ethnic group?
     The National Post, 25 October 2013

Harper should call a snap election
     Prince Arthur Herald, 24 October 2013

How the Québécois got trapped by ‘civic nationalism’
     Prince Arthur Herald, 22 October 2013

The Last Man complex
     Prince Arthur Herald, 15 October 2013

Cohen-Godwin’s Law: A Rejoinder
     Prince Arthur Herald, 10 October 2013

Let's just take out all the words to O Canada
     The National Post, 08 October 2013

R v. Wade, Roe v. Morgentaler
     Prince Arthur Herald, 04 October 2013

Faith in Climate Change
     Prince Arthur Herald, 02 October 2013

Shortcomings in the Campus Freedom Index
     Prince Arthur Herald, 25 September 2013

The state of campus censorship
     Prince Arthur Herald, 23 September 2013

Quebec's secularism charter is about prudence, not bigotry
     The National Post, 18 September 2013

Secularism and Canada’s divided Left
     Prince Arthur Herald, 17 September 2013

Obama's Syria snub
     Prince Arthur Herald, 13 September 2013

Obama's plan to punish Assad is not nearly enough
     Prince Arthur Herald, 03 September 2013

Secularism's two solitudes
     The National Post, 29 August 2013

No Clarity Here
     Prince Arthur Herald, 28 August 2013

The optics of political scandal
In the public eye, the biggest corruption is not always the worst.
     Prince Arthur Herald, 21 August 2013

The Shadows of Cultural Christianity
     Freedom Press Canada Journal, 19 August 2013

American royalty
Does the obsession with the Clintons say something about monarchy's enduring appeal?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 16 August 2013

Calling for a real debate about free speech
     Prince Arthur Herald, 13 August 2013

Rethinking peer review
     Ottawa Citizen, 09 August 2013

Expect the conservatives to flop on cannabis
     Prince Arthur Herald, 07 August 2013

Trudeau's toke tactic
The Liberal leader's cynical statement on cannabis is a dubious campaign strategy.
     Prince Arthur Herald, 30 July 2013

Splitting hairs on liberty
     Prince Arthur Herald, 26 July 2013

What happens when we disagree about rights?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 25 July 2013

Homosexual marriage's "critical juncture"
     Prince Arthur Herald, 17 July 2013

Obama’s disastrous Syria policy
     Prince Arthur Herald, 15 July 2013

On Philo-Semitism
A few reasons for prejudice that is pro-Jewish
     Prince Arthur Herald, 15 July 2013

Conservatism and the civic virtue of temperance
     Prince Arthur Herald, 04 July 2013

Canada and the Responsibility to Protect
     Prince Arthur Herald, 26 June 2013

Are we all Israelis now?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 24 June 2013

The moral case for a consumption tax
Taxes are a necessary evil. But when it comes to collecting state revenues, not all methods are created equal.
     Prince Arthur Herald, 23 June 2013

Secularism and the soccer pitch
Patrick Lagacé admonishes Quebec’s “strange view of secularism”. But is secularism what he really wants?
     Prince Arthur Herald, 13 June 2013

Keep Duffy on the hot seat
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 03 June 2013

Henry Morgentaler, Canadian ideologue
The narrative that portrays Morgentaler’s camp as non-ideological and uniquely attuned to the facts is contradicted by the beliefs of the doctor himself.
     The National Post, 31 May 2013

Ideas have consequences: The radical Islam-terror connection
     C2C Journal, 08 May 2013

On Syria: A case for intervention
     Embassy News, 15 April 2013

Why is the Left afraid of the abortion debate?
     C2C Journal, 19 March 2013

Friendship: The Freest Love
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 14 February 2013

Learning from Islam; or, Qualifying 'West is Best'
Originally published as 'Multiculturalism teaches empty clichés instead of the real value of other cultures'
     The Holy Post, 06 February 2013

Expect the Liberals to campaign on the right
Providing an ideological alternative to the Conservatives failed in the last two elections and would likely fail a third time
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 17 December 2012

Do we need the Charter to protect our rights?
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 27 November 2012

The Wente witch hunt
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 16 October 2012

Stop calling criticism of Islam 'Islamophobia'
Co-authored with Faisal Saeed al-Mutar
     The Holy Post, 26 September 2012

The fall of the Liberal Party: ASAP!
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 21 September 2012

Challenging P.E.I.'s circumcision culture
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 02 August 2012

Interdire la circoncision ne constitue pas de la discrimination religieuse
     Libre Penseurs Athées, 22 July 2012

The Banning of Circumcision is Not Religious Discrimination
     Atheist Freethinkers, 12 July 2012

In Defense of a Sacred Space; or The Role for Churchgoing in a Secular Age
     Mindscapes: The UPEI Arts Review, 08 May 2012

Multiculturalism is not tolerance
     The Holy Post, 22 April 2012

If you've got 'em, smoke 'em
On the social stigma of smoking
     The Cadre, 23 March 2012

A note on "optics"
     The Cadre, 23 March 2012

Students have only themselves to blame
     The Cadre, 22 February 2012

School boards should end proselytization
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 03 February 2012

Niqab : La décision de Kenney est une victoire pour la laïcité
     Libre Penseurs Athées, 26 January 2012

Kenny's niqab policy is a victory for secularism
     Atheist Freethinkers, 26 January 2012

A farewell to Christopher Hitchens
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 30 December 2011

Abandoning bullying victims is cowardly, not conservative
     The Holy Post, 13 December 2011

P.E.I. abortion debate: Atheism is no excuse for apathy
     The Cadre, 23 November 2011

There should be no right to abortion
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 18 November 2011

The problem with "no offense"
     The Cadre, 01 November 2011

In an election without ideas, don't forget the Green message
     The Cadre, 03 October 2011

In the upcoming provincial elections, keep an eye out for character
     The Cadre, 26 September 2011

The consequences of legalizing polygamy
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 29 August 2011

Is the abortion debate really about religion?
     The Holy Post, 19 August 2011

Is secularism to blame for the Norway attacks?
     The Holy Post, 01 August 2011

Are political parties good for P.E.I.?
It is hard to imagine the House of Commons without parties, but provincial partisanship leads to pointless bickering
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 30 July 2011

In praise of a teacher
Sharon MacDonald's quiet career of achievement
     The Journal-Pioneer, 12 July 2011

Muslim prayer in school exposes flaws of religious accomodation
     The Holy Post, 11 July 2011

Royal visits a waste of time, money
Why I don't care about the royal family, and neither should you
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 06 July 2011

The meaning of fundamentalism
     The Holy Post, 28 June 2011

Plein feu sur la laïcité québécoise
     L'Écho de Langue, 18 June 2011

Are opponents of circumcision Anti-Semitic?
     The Holy Post, 15 June 2011

Christian love no antidote to radical Islam
     The Holy Post, 08 June 2011

No rest for John Paul II
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 21 May 2011

NATO should depose Gadhafi
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 05 March 2011

Should Jesus be exempt from historical scrutiny?
     The Holy Post, 01 March 2011

Infants can't choose
Why Canada should ban male circumcision
     The National Post, 24 January 2011

Why Quebec is right to keep religion out of daycare
     The Holy Post, 04 January 2011

Bible distribution in schools should be stopped
     The Holy Post, 07 December 2010

P.E.I. churches share responsibility for homophobia
     The Charlottetown Guardian, 18 November 2010

Canadian students should study religion — in a secular class
     The Holy Post, 23 October 2010

Pope's comments misrepresent secularism
     The Holy Post, 23 September 2010




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