Supreme Court Says F&ck You Peons & Your Stinking Rights: Rules Against Free Speech In Whatcott

Update: Full text of SCC decision here and here. h/t Pingston

Upperdate – It is a bad decision: “Any decision maker [at a tribunal] has the same problem they always have,” he said. The Supreme Court missed an excellent opportunity to rein in the power of various human rights commissions and tribunals to censor the expression of unpopular beliefs and opinions,” said Chris Schafer, executive director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation, which intervened in the case.

The Kangaroo Kourts are jubilant. Details to follow.

You are not free in Canada, this is now criminal: Quoting Gay personal ads and the Bible

“Mr. Whatcott claimed a religious justification for his anti-gay pamphlets and his street corner protesting, for which he has frequently run into conflict with authorities.

“Our children will pay the price in disease, death, abuse and ultimately eternal judgment if we do not say no to the sodomite desire to socialize your children into accepting something that is clearly wrong,” said one flyer. – (It’s what the TDSB does and this ruling won’t stop me exposing it)

In another, he photocopied a classified ad: “I’m 28, 160#, searching for boys/men for penpals, friendship, exchanging video, pics, magazines & anything more. Your age, look & nationality is not so relevant.” Above it, he wrote, quoting the Bible, “If you cause one of these little ones to stumble, it would be better that a millstone was tied around your neck and you were cast into the sea.”

Free Speech Loses h/t jeh