When future historians attempt to narrow down the exact point at which the concept of free speech died in Canada, theyâ€™ll likely point to Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott, specifically this sentence:
Truthful statements can be presented in a manner that would meet the definition of hate speech, and not all truthful statements must be free from restriction.
Jesus might have claimed that â€śthe truth will set you freeâ€ť but in Canada speaking the same truths proclaimed in Godâ€™s Word could potentially land you in jail.
â€śThe ruling and the reasoning [behind it] is terrible,â€ť defendant Bill Whatcott told LifeSiteNews.com. â€śThey actually used the concept that truth is not a defense.â€ť...