Supreme Court muzzles free speech in Canada, rules against Catholic pro-family activist
www.lifesitenews.com | February 27, 2013
… Canada’s top court has released an unanimous decision today that critics say has struck a monumental blow against freedom of speech, opinion, and religion across the country. The court ordered the defendant, a Catholic pro-family activist with a reputation for intense activism, not only to pay a fine, but also to pay court costs which could amount to hundreds of thousands of dollars.
“It’s a bad day,” said Bill Whatcott to LifeSiteNews.com in an interview. …
You’ve Been Robbed By the Supreme Court’s Whatcott Decision
Marni Soupcoff | February 27, 2013
Adding more info, 12 June 2013:
- Article opposing free speech: Hate Laws: Supporting the victim against the victimizer
Toronto Star | 28 February 2013
Supreme Court twists the Charter of Rights in its haste to limit free speech
Andrew Coyne, National Post | 27 February 2013
As the decision primly advises, “truth may be used for widely disparate ends.” I cannot quite believe I am reading these words, even now.