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The Canadian Senate Chamber
David J. Climenhaga | Were this not so obviously a desperate political ploy to save the Harper government's bacon it would be easy to dismiss the senators as mere simpletons.
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David J. Climenhaga | The passage of Bill 10 is a step forward. But it won't succeed without monitoring and a willingness to push back if the government fails to live up to its commitment.
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Joyce Arthur | We must defend and exercise the right to blasphemy, not criminalize it, or silence ourselves out of fear. One small start would be to repeal Canada's blasphemy law as an unconstitutional anachronism.
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Stephen Harper
David J. Climenhaga | The last Canadian prime ministers entitled to wear a military uniform by merit of service in the armed forces were Mike Pearson and Pierre Trudeau. Any who have since then are just dressing up.
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Rick Strankman
David J. Climenhaga | If it's so contemptible in the prime minister’s view to break one law because one disapproves of it, why is it heroic to break another one for the same reason?
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Justice William J. Brennan, U.S. Supreme Court
David J. Climenhaga | With a little luck and the efforts of a capable lawyer, the Criminal Code offence of "Defamatory Libel" will end up on the scrapheap of history, where it belongs.