Hate-speech law violates Charter rights, tribunal rules

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Fri, Sep 4th, 2009 15:10 by capnasty NEWS

At issue was a complaint lodged with the tribunal against Marc Lemire, webmaster of freedomsite.org. Ottawa lawyer Richard Warman alleged that the messages posted on the site were discriminatory and exposed minority groups to "hatred and contempt," key language under Section 13 of the law.

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