Sunday, June 10, 2012

HRC: Section 13. Hate Speech

"Take away the right to say fuck and you take away the right to say Fuck the Government" 
--Lenny Bruce

I'm not a white supremacist. I'm not even white.

I object to Section 13 because it amounts to convicting people of thought crimes.

I would rather deal with racist name calling than having my civil right to free speech curtailed on specious and possibly baseless grounds.

Section 13 put us on the slippery slope of where and how to define "hate" speech. A definition which could mean anything to anyone depending on their social and political perspective.

It's time it was removed and I'm glad the Canadian Harper Conservatives made it go away.

It's a good day for Civil Rights and Liberties in Canada. We won something for a change.

Now, if they would stop being such hypocrites and repeal the fascist laws they're trying to have implemented today ....