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    One wonders when a believer in another country knows more of what is happening in your own. Dr.Lee passed this to me from down under. ~cis~ ... From: Dr
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      One wonders when a believer in another country knows more of what is
      happening in your own.

      Dr.Lee passed this to me from down under.

      ~cis~


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Dr Francis Nigel Lee"
      To: <Undisclosed-Recipient:;>
      Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 11:51 AM
      Subject: Fw: Hate Literature


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      > > CANADIAN COURT AGREES THAT BIBLE IS HATE LITERATURE
      > >
      > > REGINA, Saskatchewan, Feb 11, 03 (LSN.ca/CWNews.com) - In a ruling
      > > given virtually no media coverage, the Court of Queen's Bench in
      > > Saskatchewan, ruled that a man who placed references to Bible verses on
      > > homosexuality into a newspaper ad was guilty of inciting hatred. The
      > > December 11, 2002 decision was in response to an appeal of a 2001
      > > Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (HRC) ruling which ordered both
      > > the Saskatoon StarPhoenix newspaper and Hugh Owens of Regina to pay
      > > CAN$1,500 to three homosexual activists for publishing an ad in the
      > > Saskatoon newspaper quoting Bible verses regarding homosexuality.
      > >
      > > The purpose of the ad was to indicate that the Bible says no to
      > > homosexual behavior. The advertisement displayed references to four
      > > Bible passages: Romans 1, Leviticus 18:22, Leviticus 20:13, and 1
      > > Corinthians 6:9-10, on the left side. An equal sign (=) was situated in
      > > the middle, with a symbol on the right side. The symbol was comprised
      > > of two males holding hands with the universal symbol of a red circle
      > > with a diagonal bar superimposed over top.
      > >
      > > Justice J. Barclay rejected the appeal ruling: "In my view, the Board
      > > was correct in concluding that the advertisement can objectively be
      > > seen as exposing homosexuals to hatred or ridicule. When the use of the
      > > circle and slash is combined with the passages of the Bible, it exposes
      > > homosexuals to detestation, vilification and disgrace. In other words,
      > > the Biblical passage which suggests that if a man lies with a man they
      > > must be put to death exposes homosexuals to hatred."
      > >
      > > Janet Epp Buckingham, Legal Counsel for the Evangelical Fellowship of
      > > Canada, told LifeSite: "The ruling that a verse from the Bible can be
      > > considered to expose homosexuals to hatred shows the danger for
      > > Scripture if Bill C-250 passes." Bill C-250, proposed by homosexual
      > > activist MP Svend Robinson, would see "sexual orientation" added to
      > > hate crime law as a prohibited ground of discrimination.
      > >
      > > END
      > >
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      > >
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