So crazy has political correctness become and the supremacy of minorities that a Canadian senator trying to score a point against free speech is forced to cringe and apologize for having used the word “nigger” as an example of language that hurts people and that must not be allowed.
If he offended people by using the word in that context, he apologizes unreservedly, Pratte said.
‘Obviously I didn’t want to hurt anyone’s feelings, he said. ‘I accept it was an improper choice of example . . . and I apologize that for that.’ Committee witnesses at the Senate legal affairs committee were making free-speech arguments while debating the Liberal government’s legislation to bar discrimination on the basis of gender identity or gender expression.
If passed, the legislation would make it illegal to deny someone a job or to discriminate against them in the workplace on the basis of their gender identity or how they express it. It would also amend the Criminal Code to extend hate-speech laws.”