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Canada: Section 13 has been Repealed! Bill C-304 passed Third Reading in the Senate

Wednesday, June 26, 2013 18:08
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From Marc Lemire:

News is just breaking across Twitter that the Senate of Canada has finally passed third-reading on Bill C-304, which is an Act to repeal the censorship provision – Section 13 of the Canadian “Human Rights” Act.

Section 13 makes it an offence to “likely” “expose” privileged groups to “hatred and/or contempt.” There are NO defences under Section 13! Even truth and intent are considered irrelevant to a finding of discrimination. The law was enacted in 1977 in order to silence a man named John Ross Taylor for messages he recorded onto his telephone answering machine. In the intervening 32 years, not a single person who has been hauled up on Section 13 charges has ever been acquitted – a 100% conviction rate. Section 13 has been used and abused since its inception.

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Source: http://1389blog.com/2013/06/26/canada-section-13-has-been-repealed-bill-c-304-passed-third-reading-in-the-senate/

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