Canadian Constitution Foundation litigation director Karen Selick wrote this story for the National Post:
Taking away every Canadian’s right to butcher.
When a responsible citizen shared freshly slaughtered pork with a friend, the government sent in armed officers.
The maxim “Ignorance of the law is no excuse” made sense back in the days when the only kind of acts that were illegal were genuine crimes that caused palpable harm to innocent victims: murder, rape, theft, etc. Continue reading