Lawyer John Carpay is president of the Justice Centre for Constitutional Freedoms (JCCF.ca).
“This is how things should work in a free society: your right to express yourself does not include a right to have other people agree with your beliefs. “
John Carpay / Aug 22, 2019
Justice Bowden’s Order prohibits the father from trying to persuade his female-born child to refrain from experimental and irreversible testosterone treatments.
John Carpay / Aug 5, 2019
For someone with male genitalia to bring forward a “human rights” claim to being legally entitled to have male genitals handled by an …
John Carpay / Jul 13, 2019
JY is a transwoman with male genitalia, who in early 2018 filed more than a dozen human rights complaints against female estheticians who declined to provide JY with a “Brazilian” bikini wax.
John Carpay / Jun 27, 2019
The local pro-life group had been one of the many organizations to participate, raising its flag during "Celebrate Life Week" for over 20 years.
John Carpay / Jun 15, 2019
Last week, Canadians were presented with yet another example as to why offensiveness is not a fair or reliable criterion for restricting speech in politics.
John Carpay / Jun 7, 2019
Canadians wishing to preserve the core freedoms of our society would be well served by understanding the track records of Supreme Court judges on fundamental Charter freedoms.
John Carpay / May 28, 2019
The Court should not be making these political decisions in the first place, in order to avoid even the appearance of possible bias.
John Carpay / May 21, 2019
While Bill 21 does prohibit covering one’s face in some contexts, it goes much further. Bill 21 prohibits practicing Muslims, Jews, Sikhs and members of other faiths from wearing any religious symbol while providing government services to the public.
John Carpay / May 14, 2019
Prohibiting hate-promoting demonstrations at Queen’s Park will not work, because there is no clear, objective standard of what is “hate,” that all people of good will rally around.
John Carpay / Apr 23, 2019
Jason Kenney, Alberta’s Premier-designate, stated on election night that “parents know better than politicians what is best for their kids.”
John Carpay / Apr 18, 2019
By imposing its progressive, post-modernist and politically correct opinion on Whatcott, this government body likewise imposes it on all of society. The message is clear to all citizens: if you refuse to kowtow to political correctness, you will pay a heavy price.
John Carpay / Apr 12, 2019
Does government have to respect the fundamental Charter freedoms of public servants?
John Carpay / Mar 12, 2019
If U of T permits Finkelstein to speak on its campus, it will be because of his progressive, politically correct opinions, not because the university is committed to free expression.
John Carpay / Mar 4, 2019
If student unions are truly good and wonderful, providing immense benefits to all their members, then why must university students be forced to join them and pay dues? Won’t the benefits and wonders attract sufficient support without coercion?
John Carpay / Feb 16, 2019