OTTAWA, February 27, 2013 – A Supreme Court of Canada decision in the case of William Whatcott has disappointed religious freedom and free-speech advocates.

On Feb. 27 the Court upheld some significant parts of a Saskatchewan Human Rights Tribunal ruling against Whatcott, a Christian activist who faced complaints concerning four pamphlets he distributed criticizing homosexual behaviour. The Court upheld the Tribunal’s ruling that Whatcott’s pamphlets equated homosexuality with pedophilia, and described homosexual sex practices as “filthy.”

Article continues by Deborah Gyapong, Canadian Catholic News