Canada = 5 years in Jail for wearing a mask

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Posted: 5/7/2012 11:12:43 AM
Canada passing a law that says that if you wear a mask at a Riot, you go to jail for 5 years.  

Better not use hate speech or you will tack on another 5 years. 

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Now our neighbors to the north can be imprisoned for mere speech or wearing a mask.  
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Posted: 5/7/2012 12:05:20 PM
To be convicted, offender must cause injury or damages.  Simply, wearing a mask isn't enough.  Participating in a riot or illegal protest is currently a crime punishable by up to 2 years in jail.  But concealing identity may increase term as in other crimes such as bank robberies.  This law helps police and neighbourhoods in dealing with violence..
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Posted: 5/7/2012 2:10:17 PM

This is kind of silly...but how do you eventually catch the guy wearing a mask?

perhaps the offense will be grounds for immediate arrest.

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Posted: 5/7/2012 2:20:03 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by thirdperson:

To be convicted, offender must cause injury or damages.  Simply, wearing a mask isn't enough.  Participating in a riot or illegal protest is currently a crime punishable by up to 2 years in jail.  But concealing identity may increase term as in other crimes such as bank robberies.  This law helps police and neighbourhoods in dealing with violence..

If you wear a mask in a protest that is not sanctioned, and the police come to start busting skulls and one trips over his shoelaces and bloodies his elbow, you are guilty of being in an arbitrarily deemed "illegal protest" where an injury happened. 

Anyone think this is a direct shot at Anonymous?  I do. 

Hope nothing bad happens to Canadian websites as a result. 
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Posted: 5/7/2012 5:47:03 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by rick3117:

Canada passing a law that says that if you wear a mask at a Riot, you go to jail for 5 years.  

Better not use hate speech or you will tack on another 5 years. 

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Now our neighbors to the north can be imprisoned for mere speech or wearing a mask.  

Doubt it will happen armed robbery,drug dealers,pedophiles do not serve that much time here.
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Posted: 5/7/2012 6:12:47 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by gers:


Doubt it will happen armed robbery,drug dealers,pedophiles do not serve that much time here.

According to Disco, you don't have any crime in Canada because you have stricter gun laws....

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Posted: 5/7/2012 7:16:20 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by bowlslit:

According to Disco, you don't have any crime in Canada because you have stricter gun laws....


Funny there is a biker war going on where I live and about a month ago or so somebody got shot over a case of beer Disco must not get out very much.
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Posted: 5/7/2012 8:00:04 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by gers:


Doubt it will happen armed robbery,drug dealers,pedophiles do not serve that much time here.


drug dealers do
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Posted: 5/7/2012 8:32:51 PM
ban the mask
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Posted: 5/7/2012 10:09:39 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by rick3117:


If you wear a mask in a protest that is not sanctioned, and the police come to start busting skulls and one trips over his shoelaces and bloodies his elbow, you are guilty of being in an arbitrarily deemed "illegal protest" where an injury happened. 

Peaceful protests are acceptable in Canada.  However riots are violent and unacceptable. Police injury example is irrelevant because riots start BEFORE the police arrive to protect people and property.

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Posted: 5/8/2012 5:38:32 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by dl36:



drug dealers do

Are you sure I have a cousin he deals most he ever served was maybe 1.5 years.
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Posted: 5/8/2012 5:39:56 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by rooster010:

ban the mask

The Mask was a funny movie
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Posted: 5/9/2012 5:13:44 AM
these guys screwed it up with the mask thing
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Posted: 5/9/2012 5:51:22 AM
The violence at G20 summit could have been avoided if the police would have done their job and arrested them but they got away
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Posted: 5/9/2012 6:12:44 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by dl36:



drug dealers do

DL not very often there are some who stiffer sentences but take in the time they serve before trial which is reduced on their sentences and parole.

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Posted: 5/9/2012 10:44:16 AM
I saw the first word "Conservative" and stopped reading. I already know the rest... Sigh
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Posted: 5/9/2012 12:03:26 PM
I dislike how the word conservative seems to be interchangeable with authoritarian, or fascist,  our authoritarian liberal president proves that there needs to be a change in the verbiage. 
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Posted: 5/9/2012 12:45:31 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by rick3117:

Canada passing a law that says that if you wear a mask at a Riot, you go to jail for 5 years.  

Better not use hate speech or you will tack on another 5 years. 

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Now our neighbors to the north can be imprisoned for mere speech or wearing a mask.  

Why don't you talk to the CONSERVATIVE government that are trying to pass this gross infringement of free speech and common sense. 

I'm no bigger a fan of these misguided and uninformed neo-cons than you are rick. This is taking a page out of the GOP playbook of using 'current events' and fear mongering to pass these types of ridiculous laws.

Glad that this is getting attention. What a joke. These clowns will be voted out at the first opportunity.  
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Posted: 5/9/2012 12:52:06 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by rick3117:


If you wear a mask in a protest that is not sanctioned, and the police come to start busting skulls and one trips over his shoelaces and bloodies his elbow, you are guilty of being in an arbitrarily deemed "illegal protest" where an injury happened. 

Anyone think this is a direct shot at Anonymous?  I do. 

Hope nothing bad happens to Canadian websites as a result. 

Interesting point regarding Anonymous. I think they are targeting OWS but there isn't much of a difference really. Plus if you have been paying attention the Cons have run afoul of some Anons lately... Hardly big fans to say the least. 
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Posted: 5/18/2012 3:49:05 AM
usa needs to annex canada and make it the 51st -55th states
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Posted: 5/18/2012 11:09:43 AM
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Originally Posted by pj702:

usa needs to annex canada and make it the 51st -55th states

Not really necessayr for manifesto destiny.  Americans already own much Canadian stocks and real estate.  Also huge influence on Canadian government.  When the elephant and mouse share the same bed, the mouse knows it.

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