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Postby Bill Whatcott » Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:56 am

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Christians dressed as 'Gay Zombies' led by Bill Whatcott

Judge tosses $104 million lawsuit against Christians evangelizing gay pride parade
Wed Mar 29, 2017
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Bill Whatcott , Ontario Superior Court , Pride Toronto , Toronto Gay Pride Parade

ONTARIO, March 29, 2017 (LifeSiteNews) — An Ontario judge has thrown out a $104 million class-action lawsuit against a Christian group that was sued by homosexual activists for defamation.

Homosexual activists argued that Toronto Pride Parade participants were defamed last year when the group, led by Christian activist Bill Whatcott, infiltrated the parade dressed as green "gay zombies" and handed out what looked to be free condoms that were really packets with information about the physical and spiritual dangers of homosexual practices.

But Justice Paul Perell dismissed the case on a technicality, ruling in Hudspeth v. Whatcott that the homosexual activists George Smitherman and Christopher Hudspeth could not claim defamation of an entire group, such as the Pride Parade participants or the “LGTBTQ2SI Community,” but only of individuals.

“The civil law, generally speaking, is concerned with the civil rights of individuals,” he wrote in his March 20 judgment. “The doctrinal problem [with the lawsuit] is there is no common law cause of action by a community for defamation, intentional infliction of mental distress, and civil conspiracy to injure.”

The judge ruled, however, that the homosexual activists could continue the case if they were able to produce individuals claiming to be defamed, injured, or inflicted by mental distress by Whatcott’s info packets. The judge gave the plaintiffs 30 days (April 19) to produce the individuals, after which point if they have not, the case must be “immediately dismissed.”

In a surprise move, the judge also ordered Whatcott to deliver the names of a half a dozen anonymous “zombies” who helped hand out the info packets as well as the “unidentified financial backers” who funded the group’s expenses.

The judge argued that knowing the identities of the individuals who helped Whatcott was “necessary” to the homosexual activists if they decide to go ahead with further legal action.

But Whatcott said he would rather go to jail than hand over the names of his friends and supporters to homosexual activists who have publicly promised to “punish them” with a multimillion dollar lawsuit.

“There could be serious repercussions for me, including prolonged jail time if I don't comply with the order to disclose the names of my supporters,” wrote Whatcott on his blog.

“Generally, Christians should comply with secular courts, but not when complying harms the innocent or when the order is unjust in the eyes of God.”

“I don't actually want to be put in jail indefinitely for contempt, or have to spend the rest of my life making it as difficult as possible to prevent these hate-filled homosexuals from taking my property or somehow getting access to who my friends and supporters are and then going after their homes and life savings.”

The judge also ruled that, in his belief, Whatcott’s info packets were “hate speech” and therefore his actions at the parade could not be protected as a “legitimate exercise of freedom of expression.”

In 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada found Whatcott guilty of “hate speech” against homosexuals for pamphlets in which he warned that “children will pay the price in disease, death, abuse and ultimately eternal judgment if we do not say no to the sodomite desire to socialize your children into accepting something that is clearly wrong.”

Whatcott’s lawyers are leaning toward appealing the decision, according to Whatcott’s blog.
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Re: Lifesite coverage of $104 million lawsuit & Whatcott com

Postby Bill Whatcott » Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:43 am

Dear Friends,

I talked with Dr. Lugosi today. Dr. Lugosi informed me that he and Mr. Findlay will be filing an appeal this coming Friday requesting the order that I disclose the names of my suppoters be dismissed. Please pray for the success of this initiative as I am now 15 days away from being held in contempt of court. While Dr. Lugosi is brilliant he is not wealthy, as much of his law career has been spent developing constitutional expertise and representing pro-lifers. Both endevours are important for protecting religious freedom and freedom of speech, but neither pays much.

My legal bill is so far $250,000. The homofascists I imagine have spent much more. Our appeal if it prevails will finish the homofascist's attempt to coerce me into betraying my friends. The appeal will cost thousands. So far I have raised hundreds of dollars for it, mostly from poor pro-life saints with below average incomes.

This appeal is more for my friends and for Canada's sake than for me. It would be nice if more people would step up and help out.

In Christ's Service
Bill Whatcott

" Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him."
John 3:36



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