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Friday, June 29, 2012
Anti-gay pamphleteer launches libel suit against CBC ...
Bill Whatcott filed the civil suit June 22 against the broadcaster for an October news story about the Supreme Court hearings into his fight with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission.
Whatcott's legal team claims the CBC misrepresented him when they panned to one of his pamphlets declaring "Kill the Homosexual" during the story - words Whatcott maintains were a spoof of a 2008 Alberta Human Rights Commission ruling tossing out a complaint about a death metal song urging listeners to "Kill the Christian."
Tom Schuck, Whatcott's lawyer, said the broadcaster should have used one the pamphlets at issue in the current Supreme Court case. "But they dredged up this old pamphlet and then misconstrued it for the general public," he said.
In doing so, Schuck argues "they allege that Bill advocates killing homosexual people - that would be hate speech under the criminal code."
According to the legal document, the CBC also refused to issue a retraction of the story when asked to last November.
A spokesman for the CBC said its legal department had only received the statement of claim Tuesday and are "looking into the situation."
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