What in the world is going on in Canada? Last week there was a protest outside a mosque in Toronto where Canadians carried signs, banners and had megaphones calling for banning of Islam in our neighbor to the north. Toronto residents, in politically correct Canadian manner, rallied behind the Muslims in the mosque. What in the world could’ve sparked this demonstration?
Police arrested the protesters, and it appears that they will be charged with a “hate crime.” Canada does not have a First Amendment, and Canadians have no right to free speech. As a matter of fact, there is the equivalent of a Star Chamber called the Canadian Human Rights Commission, where Canadians face justice for being politically incorrect.
Here’s the reaction from Toronto’s citizens about the demonstration.
After listening to those citizens of Toronto, let me just note that columnist Mark Stein was charged with a hate crime for pointing out that Islam condones terrorism. The column in question that brought forth the charge simply quoted Muslim leaders. In another instance, a Christian pastor was charged for pointing out that the Bible says that homosexuality is a sin.
Concerning the story about the Canadian mosque, there’s more to the story, but you’re probably not surprised by that.
The mosque in question has been the center of some controversy because the Imam who leads the mosque is outspoken in his desire to see the Jewish people exterminated and all non-Muslims vanquished.
Here’s a video from the mosque during prayers that was recorded last year.
“O Allah! Destroy anyone who displaced the sons of the Muslims. O Allah! Count their number, slay them one by one and spare not one of them. O Allah! Purify Al-Aska Mosque from the filth of the Jews!”
The criminal code of Canada makes genocide a crime.
Sections 318, 319, and 320 of the Code forbid hate propaganda. “Hate propaganda” means “any writing, sign or visible representation that advocates or promotes genocide or the communication of which by any person would constitute an offence under section 319.”
Section 318 prescribes imprisonment for a term not exceeding five years for anyone who advocates genocide. The Code defines genocide as the destruction of an “identifiable group.” The Code defines an “identifiable group” as “any section of the public distinguished by colour, race, religion, ethnic origin or sexual orientation.”
Since the criminal code refers to religion and Judaism is a religion. Clearly, the words of the Imam, repeated by the congregation, would fall into advocating genocide. Clearly, except if you’re a Canadian.
Apparently in Canada “hate crimes” can only be committed against Muslims.
I’m applauding Donald Trump and the Republican Congress moving to build the wall on our southern border; maybe it’s time to think about building a wall on our northern border too given Canadians’ willingness to tolerate Muslim calls for terrorism.
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