Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Conservative Canadians Want Hate Speech Law Repealed

Will Canadians vote for candidates who will try to repack Pandora's box, such that Christians can regain their freedom of speech?

-- From "Canadians fight for free speech" by Chad Groening, OneNewsNow 12/26/2008

At its recent convention in Winnipeg, the Conservative Party approved Resolution P-203, which would repeal Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act, the "hate speech" provision. Brian Rushfeldt, the executive director of the Canada Family Action Coalition, says repeal of Section 13 is long overdue.

"Section 13 is the one that allows, basically, Human Rights Commission people to persecute somebody for freedom of speech on an issue that the commission feels is either promoting hate or causing discrimination against a particular individual," he explains.

There is little chance, Rushfeldt says, that Section 13 can be repealed with the current makeup of Parliament.

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