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Headlines -- 5/28/16

White teens spray racist graffiti in “senior prank,” why white supremacists love Donald Trump, Republicans walk out on homophobic colleague, and more. 89 more words


Quebecers can thank comics for the demise of ‘hate speech’ measures: Macpherson

Don Macpherson on the reasons for the demise of the hate speech provisions of Bill 59:

To begin with, the hate-speech provisions were unnecessary. “Hate propaganda” is already an offence under the federal Criminal Code.

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Don Macpherson: Quebecers have comics to thank for the demise of 'hate speech' measures

It was Justice Minister Stéphanie Vallée who this week, in the Couillard government’s latest retreat, withdrew the provisions on hate speech from her bill on, well, hate speech. 636 more words


Law academic publishes new book on hate speech and hate crime

Congratulations to Jennifer Schweppe (School of Law, UL) and Mark Walters (University of Sussex) on the publication of their new edited collection, entitled The Globalization of Hate: Internationalizing Hate Crime? 79 more words


Check Your Privilege Vegans

So as some of you may know, I recently gave up my meat-free diet for health reasons and while some of you have been very supportive there have been a few incidents of people lashing out at me from the vegan/vegetarian community(whatsupwiththat?!). 2,178 more words

Discours haineux: Québec abandonne l'élément principal de son projet de loi

Appropriate response to concerns, especially given need for this specific provision unclear given existing Criminal and Civil code legislation:

Dans l’espoir d’obtenir l’adoption de son projet de loi sur le discours haineux, le gouvernement Couillard accepte de mettre de côté son élément le plus controversé, perçu comme une menace à la liberté d’expression.

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Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.-Desmond Tutu

Lisa A. Goldstein’s article, …

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