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Stephen BoissoinOn November 30, the Alberta Human Rights Commission ruled that Stephen Boissoin and the Concerned Christian Coalition violated Alberta's human rights law in a letter published in the Red Deer Advocate in 2002. The ruling states that the letter was "likely to expose homosexuals to hatred or contempt because of their sexual preference." Click here for the full text of the decision. This decision is a troubling one in that the provincial human rights panel ruled that the right to be protected from hatred or contempt trumps the right to freely speak ones religious or political opinion.

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