So Ezra decided to take advantage of the ancient Anglo-Saxon right to free expression and published the cartoons.
What he was reminded of, almost immediately, is that Canada is no longer an Anglo-Saxon nation. Gone is the robust belief held by our ancestors for 800 years that the citizen is sovereign, that he is free to do as he wishes unless the state can show unambiguously that there is an overriding need to limit his liberty temporarily. It has been replaced by the continental notion that nothing is allowed unless it is expressly permitted by the state. The belief that the citizen owes the government an explanation of his actions, not the other way around, has gripped our politicians, bureaucrats, judges and professors...
Indeed. Sometimes we forget that the government is supposed to work for us. Read the rest of Gunter's article and find out what a travesty of justice the HRC actually is.
And we continue to enable its existence with our silence.