02 Sep 2008 John Carpay: Saskatchewan court reconsiders a tradition of tolerance
Should a man be forced to pay $17,500 to four individuals who felt offended by the flyers he distributed?
The Saskatchewan Court of Appeal will answer this question when it considers the appeal of William Whatcott this September.
In 2001 and 2002, Mr. Whatcott peacefully distributed flyers in Regina and Saskatoon. His flyers expressed opposition to teaching children in public schools about homosexuality, and also expressed, in polemical language, his religious objections to homosexual behaviour and the gay lifestyle. [Keep reading this article here.]
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