Forcing an opinion on someone, or putting words in their mouth, is a violation of their liberty, freedom of thought, association and expression.
When someone does it from a position of power, it is demeaning and an abuse of authority. When a government does it to their citizens, it is important to take action and stand up to power.
That is why we are fighting for freedom of speech in Ontario.
CCLA is taking the Ontario government to court for forcing gas stations to put up stickers that we say are nothing less than government propaganda. Every single day, we choose the information we read and the information we share. What we share expresses our thoughts and feelings about life and how we see the world around us. How we interact with it. But what if you were forced to share something that you thought was inaccurate or untrue?
What if you were forced to share something, and if you didn’t, the government could hand you a new fine every single day?