The Spirit of Geert Wilders

A foreword to Wilders’ Marked for Death.

Mark Steyn National Review Online 5/14/2012

When I was asked to write a foreword to Geert Wilders’ new book, my first reaction, to be honest, was to pass. Mr. Wilders lives under 24/7 armed guard because significant numbers of motivated people wish to kill him, and it seemed […]

Canada’s hate speech law a serious threat to freedom of expression

Chilling Free Speech in the Great White North

Terry Heinrichs American Thinker 8/31/2011

Americans aware of journalists Ezra Levantand Mark Steyn are likely also aware that these two were hauled before Canadian “Human Rights Commissions” for supposed speech-crimes. Levant was pursued because he published the Mohammed cartoons, and Steyn, for, well, casting some Muslims in […]

In Canada, the criminalization of free speech

“Freedom of speech is an American concept, so I don’t give it any value.”

~Dean Steacy, CHRC lead investigator

Mark Hemingway Washington Examiner 11/30/2010

Except in a hockey rink at the Winter Olympics, our Canadian friends are well-mannered and polite neighbors. Americans rarely have a reason to pay attention to politics […]

Steyn: She’s also asking for it

Mark Steyn SteynOnline 3/21/2010

Ah, that famous Canadian hospitality. One François Houle, Provost of the University of Ottawa, writes to warn a forthcoming visitor to the campus, Miss Ann Coulter, that Canadians enjoy only the right to government-regulated “free speech” and that therefore she may be liable to criminal prosecution:

Dear Ms. Coulter,

I understand […]