When future historians attempt to narrow down the exact point at which the concept of free speech died in Canada, they‚Äôll 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 ‚Äúthe truth will set you free‚ÄĚ but in Canada speaking the same truths proclaimed in God‚Äôs Word could potentially land you in jail.
‚ÄúThe ruling and the reasoning [behind it] is terrible,‚ÄĚ defendant Bill Whatcott told LifeSiteNews.com. ‚ÄúThey actually used the concept that truth is not a defense.‚ÄĚ...