Stinson charged that religious schools are intolerant, out of touch with current civic values and should not receive government funding. To this we simply retort that it is not right that people of faith are intolerant of homosexuals. PAFE denies that people who judge homosexual activity to be wrong necessarily create a poisoned social environment. One can indeed love an individual and oppose his or her harm while not approving of some individual actions that they do. Parents know this better than anyone. Moreover Stinson's opinion of what Canadian civic values are belongs to a liberal elite and is not shared by large numbers of the population, according to a recent Abacus poll. Finally, the Constitution guarantees the preservation of religious schools and it is their right to be funded as long as their very numerous supporters are paying into the collective tax system.
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