Catholic school cancelling teen for religious views not the answer

In what could be a watershed opportunity in Canadian history, a lawyer is trying to marshal compromise instead of cancellation with a view to getting 16-year-old Josh Alexander back in school.

But so far, no luck.

Alexander was suspended from St Joseph’s Catholic High School in Renfrew, Ontario. The teen asserted in class that there are only “two genders.” This offended some trans students, and he was suspended and then arrested when coming back to the school.

“I tried to sort it out,” said lawyer James Kitchen. “We had without prejudice negotiations with the school and there was just no budging.”

When I heard this, I thought this was a positive for both sides. Sit down and talk. Find a solution.

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