AUTHORITARIANS: Trudeau Government May Bring Back Widely-Criticized ‘Hate Speech’ Law As Campaign Against Free Expression Continues

The endgame for the Trudeau government is obvious: Define any political opposition or alternative viewpoint as ‘hate speech,’ and silence opponents under the guise of ‘human rights.’

During their time in office, there has been a steady drift in the Trudeau government seeking to demonize and even criminalize the millions of Canadians who dissent from their viewpoints.

The government has regularly slandered Canadians as “racists,” “bigots,” and “Islamophobes” for expressing views that are held by the majority of the population.

They have insinuated that those who oppose their “ISIS reintegration” policy are prejudiced, and introduced a motion (M-103), that could lead to serious restrictions on freedom of speech down the road.

Now, the Trudeau government’s campaign against freedom of expression may be poised to expand.

According to a recent report in the National Post, “A hate speech law that generated years of heated controversy over free speech before being repealed in 2013 could be making a comeback, at least in some form. Earlier in January, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould’s office told a B.C. man it is looking at whether Section 13 of the Canadian Human Rights Act should be revived.”

The Conservative government passed a private members bill repealing Section 13, and the law had been widely-criticized by Canadians of all political viewpoints.

A key criticism was that the law was not nearly specific enough, which leaves it open to interpretation from those who seek to silence others:

“Section 13 made it a discriminatory practice to convey messages over the phone or internet that contain “any matter that is likely to expose a person or persons to hatred or contempt,” as long as those people were “identifiable on the basis of a prohibited ground of discrimination.”’

As we can see, this can be interpreted in many ways, and a government wanting to punish their ideological opponents – especially in an era where internet communication and alternative viewpoints are proliferating – could easily use it to criminalize opposition.

The obvious endgame

The motivation for the government in bringing the law back – along with their other efforts to restrict free expression – is obvious:

If the viewpoints held by their political opponents can be called “hate speech” (a definition which they will constantly expand and broaden to more and more thoughts), they can effectively ban dissenting opinions, and use the authoritarian power of the state to silence those who disagree with them.

And they will do it all in the name of “protecting” “human rights,” so they can still feel like the good guys.

It’s incredibly dangerous, and if more Canadians don’t wake up fast we could lose the free expression that we still have left.

Spencer Fernando

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Chris Diggins

Another well written article by Fernando…
I really wish these views made mainstream!

Del
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Del

Copy and paste as long as we show our sources. On the subject of hate speech, Wilson-Raybould and Trudeau had better take a close look at Sections 318 and 319 of the Criminal Code of Canada. Those sections deal with hate literature. Applying those Sections to the Koran would clearly show the Koran is a prime example of hate literature. Wilson-Raybould is possibly breaking the law by not applying the law. According to those two sections the Koran must be banned as hate literature and the people that promote that hate literature have to be charged and punished. Death to… Read more »

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Del

Update: Germeny just passed similar regulations and has already had Facebook and Twitter monitor and delete peoples accounts.

internet that contain “any matter that is likely to expose a person or persons to hatred or contempt”
Trudeau intends to monitor our internet, text and phone calls for anything he feels doesn’t follow his oipnion.Not to be surprised as we already have an RCMP that submits to sharia.

Mikey
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Mikey

That is a intelligent choice, you should encourage all your friends and neighbors to do the same, and pass the word. At the very least, you will have a way to protect yourself when things begin to look like the UK, Germany, and France. The U.S. is treading on thin ice as well if notice isn’t taken to things that are already going on.

Christine
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Christine

I agree with you. I am surprised that those attacked did not defend themselves with this information. The quran is a PRIME EXAMPLE OF A HATE BOOK. That is where the huge issue lies in Canada.

Linda
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Linda

I agree!

Faith Cook
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Faith Cook

Trudeau has the gall to condem the “previous government” for being divisive! Trudeau is pure evil.

Linda
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Linda

Trudeau knows no bounds! His mission is to divide Canada and remove our Freedom of Speech, amongst other things! He is far worse than his father was as if that was possible!

Sandra Clark
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Sandra Clark

So basically, “ALL” Canadians are to keep our opinions to ourselves, shut up and accept everything that comes from Trudeau’s mouth as the Gospel. His opinions and his expressed thoughts are the only truths? Freedom of speech is everyone’s right and our option to express…not just Trudeau’s rights or his selected few. I have heard Trudeau’s many speeches and I consider some of the content to be hateful, bullying, biased, racist and/or protective towards certain issues and certain groups of people and down right idiotic, sometimes. So if we do not agree with Trudeau on any subject it is considered… Read more »

Ben
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Ben

Very, very true Sandra! If we allow this brainless twit to continue much longer we will all have a dark and dreary future in Canada!

Chris vrecko
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As do I. Guess the idiot didn’t appreciate the protest Saturday. Bravo to the protestors and boohoo and hiss to the worst government in Canada’s history.

dee
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dee

sadly, knowing of the trudeau family, this does not surprise me at all. eventually a snake will bite…

Jen
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Jen

According to Imam Tawhidi:
Whoever tells you that Islamic political parties believe in these two words: ‘Human Rights’, is either a liar or an ignorant person. –

So we Canadians should know where Jihadi Justin stands which is IMO, fits that mold ‘Islamic political party’ in the guise of ‘ liberal party of canada

Frank
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Frank

Trudeau and his whole family are a bunch of treasonous snakes. Also a lying, arrogant pos who needs to be bounced off his ugly head out of the HoC. Canadians are a stupid bunch to have elected this fake feminist twat after not learning from the mess his father left us in. What kind of world do we live in when people would elect for a ” leader ” someone who expresses admiration for China’s ” basic dictatorship ” and a love for brutal regimes? This country is finished if he is re-elected.

Wendy Lush
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Wendy Lush

“fake feminist twat” … love it!

Debbie Johnston
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Let’s not be quite so harsh as to call Canadians a “stupid bunch”. Many people who follow Spencer were quite young children when Pierre was in power, so they have no frame of reference. Given that, upon watching Trudeau, and listening to him during his campaign, a person without prior knowledge would have no reason to think pretty much everything he stated, and promised were lies.

Summani
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This is why I published my philosophy as a book, not as a blog or website. Once you own the book, it has to be physically recovered and destroyed by its enemies; it can’t simply be deleted remotely.
http://www.mcnallyrobinson.com/9781775122401/summani/volume-i

Nancy
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Nancy

Well old English Canadians and any one else who wants freedom know that we had better start protecting ourselves, or like in many third world countries that the elite globalists have collapsed there will be a knock on your door in the middle of the night and we will disappear or made a sample of and shot, for speaking out for freedom. Probably being on this un socialist site will get your name on their list of people to get rid of. Or maybe once they have starved us out. They can bring in more debased people who will slave… Read more »

Allis Chalmers
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Allis Chalmers

Trudeau and his liberal socialist communists have to go.

jerry Bruce
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AS AN OLD AMERICAN VET FROM THE KOREAN WAR ERA— 1950— I HAVE NEVER SEEN A GOOD COMMUNIST COUNTRY WITH FREE SPEECH OR FREE ELECTIONS.. WANT TO KNOW WHY??? PEOPLE IN COMMUNIST COUNTRIES –MUST BE CONTROLLED BY THE GOVERNMENT & ONLY THE GOVERNMENT MAKES THE RULES,,, NOT THE PEOPLE. SUPPRESSION OF FREEDOM INCLUDES FREE SPEECH, LIMITED & RESTRICTED TRAVEL– LIMITED & RESTRICTED COMMUNICATIONS WITH THE OUTSIDE WORLD.. ALSO OWNERSHIP MUST HAVE GOVERNMENT APPROVAL. COURT SYSTEMS– ALL FAVOR THE GOVERNEMNT. . FROM WHAT I HAVE SEEN IN CANADA,,, THIS IS FOLLOWING THE EXACT PATH TO COMMUNISM & IT WILL HAPPEN SYSTEMATTICALLY… Read more »

Wendy Lush
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Wendy Lush

Total freedom of speech is the only way to go. Let it all hang out.

Christine
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Christine

I would not qualify Trudeau’s attitude as authoritarian but rather that he is always having temper tantrums when he does not get his way andif someone talks about Islam, muslims, etc. This kid needs to grow up big time. He reminds me of those ancient little kings who would run their kingdoms like dumbdumbs and have someone executed because the little king had a temper tantrum. As for ISIS, France did try to rehabilitate the jihadis killers and it was a huge flop. If a country was willing to make it work, it was France politicians. So Trudeau is creating… Read more »

m.
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m.

sorry for canadians, glad i’m not a resident of trudeau-twat land