CAJ calling for changes to human rights law

The Canadian Association of Journalists is calling on federal and provincial governments to amend human rights legislation to prevent attacks on freedom of speech. According to CAJ, two recent cases (backlash against Mark Steyn and Maclean’s for an alleged anti-Muslim article, and against Ezra Levant for publishing the Muhammad cartoons in the Western Standard) spotlight the dangers of allowing state-backed agencies to censor speech based on subjective perceptions of offensiveness. Follow the link for the full news release.