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LAWTON: Toronto Public Library’s stand for free speech

Despite opposition from left-wing activists, the media and the mayor of Toronto, Toronto’s head librarian is not budgeting on her support for free speech.

Despite opposition from left-wing activists, the media and the mayor of Toronto, Toronto’s head librarian is not budging on her support for free speech.

Activists have been trying to shut down a speech by feminist Meghan Murphy for Murphy’s belief that people with penises aren’t women. Murphy was previously banned from giving a talk in rented space at a Vancouver library, but it looks so far like her event in Toronto will be going ahead.

True North’s Andrew Lawton says the library should be commended for taking this stand.

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