Comedy is not a crime

Of course, no one is technically saying it is, but the legal row continues

Comedian Mike Ward launched a crowdfunding campaign on Tuesday to cover the legal fees in connection to his litigation against the Human Rights Tribunal. Within hours he received nearly $2,500.

For those interested… Mike Ward fund
At the time of writing: $14452/$93000 goal.

Trinity Western legal battles on

Human rights are strange things. Everyone seems to have a different idea of what they are, which ones take precedence and who has the right… to enforce them. In Nova Scotia, law grads from the new private Christian university will be allowed to practice despite controversial rules that exclude fornicators … Continue reading

Moral damages

I’m not a lawyer… but in my view this represents what is wrong with these sorts of ‘Tribunals’. Sure sometimes people, and certainly comedians, are assholes, but monetary damages for hurt feelings?…ugh. Quebec’s Human Rights Tribunal has ruled that comedian Mike Ward must pay Jérémy Gabriel $35,000 for making jokes … Continue reading

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