Friday, February 17, 2012

Catholics to get some freedom to speak freely again

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Anti-censorship bill passes first hurdle in House of Commons

Freedom of speech is supposed to be a two way street, however, for Catholics years of construction has blocked their side of the road. Canadian Catholic News reporter Deborah Gyapong details how Bill C-304 will allow Catholics to speak freely again in Canada:

A private member’s bill that would axe the controversial censorship provision of the Canadian Human Rights Act (CHRA) has now gone to committee for further study.
Conservative MP Brian Storseth’s Bill C-304, which would repeal the so-called hate speech provision Section 13 in the CHRA, passed l second reading by a 158-131 vote Feb. 15.

Read the full article at The B.C. Catholic website.
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