Canada passes criminal law against undesired gender pronouns

Canada criminalizes speech that makes people feel bad
Canada criminalizes speech that makes people feel bad

The Daily Signal reports:

Canada passed a law Thursday making it illegal to use the wrong gender pronouns. Critics say that Canadians who do not subscribe to progressive gender theory could be accused of hate crimes, jailed, fined, and made to take anti-bias training.

Canada’s Senate passed Bill C-16, which puts “gender identity” and “gender expression” into both the country’s Human Rights Code, as well as the hate crime category of its Criminal Code by a vote of 67-11, according to LifeSiteNews. The bill now only needs royal assent from the governor general.

Royal assent is a formality, it is automatic.

I have some friends who are big fans of Justin Trudeau, Canada’s Liberal Party prime minister. Trudeau is a former substitute drama teacher, who was elected prime minister because of his famous last name. He knows about as much about economics and national security as this keyboard that I am typing on. 

For his part, Trudeau is very pleased with this law:

“Great news,” announced Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister. “Bill C-16 has passed the Senate – making it illegal to discriminate based on gender identity or expression. #LoveisLove.”

So is Canada’s attorney general – the chief law enforcement officer of the land. She tweeted:

“Proud that Bill C-16has passed in the Senate,” said Jody Wilson-Raybould, the country’s attorney general and minister of justice. “All Canadians should feel #FreeToBeMe.”

Yes, everyone is free to be themselves… except when they throw you in the slammer for offending people with mental illnesses.

You’ll recall that one University of Toronto professor is in big trouble for opposing this law. He is quoted in the article:

Jordan Peterson, a professor at the University of Toronto, and one of the bill’s fiercest critics, spoke to the Senate before the vote, insisting that it infringed upon citizens’ freedom of speech and institutes what he views as dubious gender ideology into law.

“Compelled speech has come to Canada,” stated Peterson. “We will seriously regret this.”

“[Ideologues are] using unsuspecting and sometimes complicit members of the so-called transgender community to push their ideological vanguard forward,” said the professor to the Senate in May. “The very idea that calling someone a term that they didn’t choose causes them such irreparable harm that legal remedies should be sought [is] an indication of just how deeply the culture of victimization has sunk into our society.”

Peterson has previously pledged not to use irregular gender pronouns and students have protested him for his opposition to political correctness.

“This tyrannical bill is nothing but social engineering to the nth degree, all in the name of political correctness,” Jeff Gunnarson, vice president of Campaign Life Toronto, a pro-life political group in Canada, told LifeSiteNews.

Should a Christian try to make a life in a country that has not only taxpayer funded abortion, but taxpayer funded sex changes, too? Seems to me that this a joke country, and people of conscience should get out as quickly as they can. It’s a clown country, ruled by amoral idiots.

2 thoughts on “Canada passes criminal law against undesired gender pronouns”

  1. I’m glad you commented on tax-funded sex changes. Literally last week, my co-worker (here in Canada) was talking about her relative in the US who is “transexual” and having this surgery; she rolled her eyes as she mentioned that “of course down there they have to pay for it themselves”. The tone of her voice suggested that this was some kind of outrage.

    Pray for us! There are believers here too.

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    1. Oh cheer up, it could be worse:
      https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/taxpayers-will-pay-for-bradley-mannings-sex-change-army-says-in-reversal

      Quote:

      FORT LEAVENWORTH, KS, February 16, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) – A U.S. Army soldier imprisoned for leaking more than 700,000 classified documents will receive sex-change hormones at taxpayer expense.

      Bradley Manning, who legally changed his name to “Chelsea” last April, is serving a 35-year sentence at Fort Leavenworth military prison. Manning, who announced the day after his sentencing that he identifies as “transgender,” sued the Pentagon in September demanding he be referred to with female gender pronouns, allowed to grow his hair long and wear makeup, and begin receiving hormone treatments to make his appearance more feminine.

      According to an internal Fort Leavenworth memo obtained by USA Today, prison commandant Col. Erica Nelson approved the hormone treatments on February 5, deeming them “medically appropriate and necessary,” because Manning is transgender.

      That’s worse.

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