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On Free Speech and Hate Laws

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”
Evelyn Beatrice Hall (Misattributed to Voltaire)

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I have really, really tried to keep this blog apolitical.  Yes, I’ve made repeated reference to my politically-motivated arrest in 2012 over some crude and angry words I had Tweeted against the fucking racist bitch that previously ran our province, but I never intended to write a political blog post, especially on a webpage dedicated to my writing.

Unfortunately, recent events have forced me to change that policy.  Recent events have made me decide to use my blahg as a bully pulpit.  So here goes. Continue reading On Free Speech and Hate Laws