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  • Canadian Supreme Court Rules Biblical Speech Opposing Homosexual Behavior is a ‘Hate Crime’

    03/04/2013 2:50:07 PM PST · by ilovesarah2012 · 54 replies
    christiannews.net ^ | February 28, 2013 | Heather Clark
    Ottawa, Ontario – The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that Biblical speech opposing homosexual behavior, including in written form, is essentially a hate crime. On Wednesday, the court upheld the conviction of activist William Whatcott, who found himself in hot water after distributing flyers regarding the Bible’s prohibitions against homosexuality throughout the Saskatoon and Regina neighborhoods in 2001 and 2002. “The Bible is clear that homosexuality is an abomination,” one flyer that was found to be in violation stated, citing 1 Corinthians 6:9. “Scripture records that Sodom and Gomorrah was given over completely to homosexual perversion and as a...
  • Enlightenment, please: Supreme Court plunges us back into Dark Ages

    03/04/2013 1:04:47 PM PST · by Squawk 8888 · 26 replies
    Sun News ^ | March 3, 2013 | Ezra Levant
    On Wednesday , Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that the government has the power to censor anyone who publicly says anything “likely to expose a person to hatred or contempt.” Except that hate is a natural human emotion. It can no more be banned than love can be banned. Bill Whatcott, a self-styled Christian evangelist, was the target of such a prosecution. Twelve years ago, he was charged with hate speech because of his hobby: Handing out hand-scrawled flyers criticizing gay sex, and calling homosexuals “sodomites.” Whatcott is an odd bird; when he was young, he says, he engaged in gay...