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Canadians Could Face Hate Crimes Over Using The Wrong Gender Pronouns

Gender neutral washroom in Canada. PHOTO: File/Canadian Press

By Rob Shimshock | 16 June 2017

THE DAILY CALLER — Canada passed a law Thursday making it illegal to use the wrong gender pronouns. Critics say that Canadians who do not subscribe to progressive gender theory could be accused of hate crimes, jailed, fined, and made to take anti-bias training.

Canada’s Senate passed Bill C-16, which puts “gender identity” and “gender expression” into both the country’s Human Rights Code, as well as the hate crime category of its Criminal Code by a vote of 67-11, according to LifeSiteNews. The bill now only needs royal assent from the governor general. …

“[There’s an argument] that transgender identity is too subjective a concept to be enshrined in law because it is defined as an individual’s deeply felt internal experience of gender,” said Grant Mitchell, a conservative senator, in November 2016. “Yet we, of course, accept outright that no one can discriminate on the basis of religion, and that too is clearly a very deeply subjective and personal feeling.”

Jordan Peterson, a professor at the University of Toronto, and one of the bill’s fiercest critics, spoke to the Senate before the vote, insisting that it infringed upon citizens’ freedom of speech and institutes what he views as dubious gender ideology into law.

“Compelled speech has come to Canada,” stated Peterson. “We will seriously regret this.” […]

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1 Comment on Canadians Could Face Hate Crimes Over Using The Wrong Gender Pronouns

  1. “This tyrannical bill is nothing but social engineering to the nth degree, all in the name of political correctness,” Jeff Gunnarson, vice president of Campaign Life Toronto, a pro-life political group in Canada, told LifeSiteNews.” Gunnarson and Peterson are both correct on this one. This whole politically correct, anti-white assault in Canada, receives its fuel from the disgraceful Justin Trudeau Liberal Party regime. Trudeau’s appointments of Women to major portfolios has upped the political correction memes beyond accounting. And attaching them to “Hate Crimes” legislation is the nail in the coffin of free speech.

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