Guest Editorial: The Real Problem with Human Rights Tribunals

26 May 2011 Guest Editorial: The Real Problem with Human Rights Tribunals

“Human rights codes have fabricated a phoney “right” to be free from discrimination and used it to override a panoply of genuine human rights, including: freedom of expression, freedom of association, freedom of contract and control over one’s private property.

There can be no such thing as the right to violate someone else’s rights. It’s a contradiction in terms. The only solution to this seeming paradox is the complete repeal of the human rights codes, not mere changes to the enforcement mechanisms.”

Read more from Karen Selick, litigation director of the Canadian Constitution Foundation


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