CRAZY: Jagmeet Singh Says The Presumption Of Innocence Only Applies To Courts

Would he still have the same opinion if he was accused?

Jagmeet Singh has made a very disturbing statement regarding the presumption of innocence.

Here’s what he said when asked the question in the context of the recent accusations surrounding Patrick Brown and Kent Hehr:

“If you are asking me when I was a lawyer in a legal lens, there is a discussion or presumption of innocence — but that is strictly about the procedures in court.”

Added Singh, “When it comes to creating a just society, we need to look at the reality that we have to believe survivors if we want to tackle violence against women, if we want to shift a culture that for too long women have been silent about the ongoing violence that they experienced in their lives.”

The first part of Singh’s statement is crazy – despite his obvious efforts to say the most politically correct thing possible.

The problem is that taking his thought to its logical conclusion would mean that Singh would have to immediately resign if anyone made allegations against him – regardless of whether it was true or not.

If a woman were to say that Jagmeet Singh assaulted them, then by his logic that individual would immediately enter into the category of “survivor.”

Singh says all “survivors” should be believed, which would mean his accuser would have to be believed.

Then, since he believes the presumption of innocence doesn’t apply, he would have to accept that he is presumed guilty by everybody – even if there was no truth to it.

Then, by the logic he used in referencing Patrick Brown, Singh would have to step down immediately.

Obviously, that is a hypothetical scenario, but it’s important to consider because Singh is explicitly advocating for a society where the presumption of innocence is eliminated.

Of course, we know that Singh would carve out an exception for himself if he was ever accused. Surely, he would want the chance to defend his innocence and hold onto his job. Surely, he would want to be given the benefit of the doubt before his political career was destroyed.

Yet, he is arguing for a society where one accusation is all it would take for Singh to have his livelihood eviscerated.

Is that really what he wants?

Spencer Fernando

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chris malmstrom
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No better than an internet troll, where public opinion is all that matters…and he’s a lawyer?

Chris vrecko
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And wanting to be our prime minister. He’said no different the turdo.

Leigh Mair
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Leigh Mair

If that is what the people want, you are guilty if accused, we are a sick society.

Del
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Del

Wow. It seems every time he opens his mouth something dumb comes out. Is he a relative of Trudeau? REALLY just not ready.

Joel Brooks
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Joel Brooks

I think there brothers

Dave Bainard
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Dave Bainard

If a woman were to consider unsatisfactory sex as a form of sexual harassment, then she could conceivably hold leverage over a person (or many) for a lifetime. Given Mr Singh’s age there could very well be a few women that have leverage on him. I suppose the #metoo moment needs to be chosen wisely.
Sure wish somebody could come up with a special #metoo moment with PMJT.

kENNETH OBLAK
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kENNETH OBLAK

Exactly. Just waiting for some guy to step forward. A former student , perhhaps? Or an intern in parliament hill?

Terry
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Terry

The insanity just never ends… Mr. Singh’s logic is that of a child’s. Did someone say he was a lawyer? Hahahaha…. If all survivors are to be instantly believed then I guess lawyers are no longer needed. It is an open and shut case. Did you say that man assaulted you? Well then lets just put him away for life cause he’s bad…. just glad you survived. There is not a victim in the world who would ever tell a lie I’m sure.

Allis Chalmers
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Allis Chalmers

Theres a individual that does not know the law nor has any respect for it. Must be a liberal.

Marian
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Marian

Learning More of Jagmeet Singh and what I see is scary!! Beware!!

debra4457
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debra4457

scary guy is right, but he makes sense with this issue. of course, allegations don’t have to be all over the news outlets and media b/c of presumption of innocence. but he is talking about changing our culture. part of changing our culture is believing women… but yes, news media and such certainly shouldn’t broadcast b/c of presumption of innocence. that’s all singh is saying.

debra4457
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debra4457

i don’t like Singh but i understand what he is saying. he isn’t saying the news outlets and the media have to publish all these stories b/c of presumption of innocence. Singh is just saying that outside the courts, people should believe women. that is part of how we change our culture. plus, raise boys to understand the importance of consent. Singh has not said that all these issues should be broadcast by news outlets and the media. pretty bizarre that i agree with Singh on this issue.

debra4457
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debra4457

this is my opinion – allegations don’t have to be all over the media. the news outlets and the media choose to broadcast the allegations. after all, just because a woman (or man who is sexually harassed or sexually assaulted) posts something on social media, that doesn’t force the news and the media to report on the situation. the Patrick brown situation is different, because the PC were trying to get rid of him for months b/c of his, shall we, problems. however, even though the issues shouldn’t be all over the media b/c of presumption of innocence, we still… Read more »

Glenda
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Glenda

He is an ass!!

Sandra Clark
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Sandra Clark

People, most of the time, judge far to the left or far to the right. Just because it has been brought out in the open and spoken in words, so everyone can hear, does not necessarily make it 100% true. What happened to common sense and being treated fairly, until proven guilty. The #metoo movement is gaining momentum and it seems far too many are getting on the band wagon. I am not saying that sexual harassment, etc. is acceptable. I strongly believe that women have rights and should not be raped or sexually assaulted or harassed but they must… Read more »

Trevor Marr
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Trevor Marr

Rather than spend $Billions to bring in questionable refugees that, as we are seeing, may have problems integrating in Canada, why not give CANADIANS an incentive to have MORE children??? Is that too simple for Globalists to understand?

Joseph Pasher
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Joseph Pasher

100 % agree.. If Canadian people could afford more children they would have more. Back in the old days parents had large families of 6 – 7 – or more but now most parents have a hard time affording more than 1..

angela ludwig
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angela ludwig

Unfortunately, Singh is right. The presumption of innocence only applies in a court of law. Ask Judge Jeanine Pirro or Vincent Bugliosi.

Jason
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Jason

A long time ago the term witchhunt was coined as ppl would round up other ppl for things they didn’t understand and couldn’t prove and destroyed them by hanging or burned them at the stake. Ppl thankfully evolved and these horrific practices vanished. But now in some weird political correct driven way, we’ve returned to destroying ppls lives without without proof or understanding. This frame of collective left thought is as sick as what it’s supposed to be fighting against. It’s evolution in reverse.

Michele
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Michele

This is Canada’s Justin Trudeau’s Parliament telephone number, please call and let him know when you disagree with something our government is doing(613) 992-4211