The right to be racist

Did Manitoba have the right to remove children from a skinhead’s home?

In a Winnipeg case in which a racist couple’s children were taken away from them, the father accused of teaching his children bigotry is now formally claiming his rights to freedom of expression and religion have been violated. The case is slated to be argued in court starting May 25. At issue: are the parents’ beliefs constitutionally protected, and should Manitoba’s child services agency have removed the children who were being taught them?

The Winnipeg Free Press

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