Jordan Peterson Opposes Transgender Bill at Senate Committee Hearing

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Jordan Peterson Opposes Transgender Bill at Senate Committee Hearing University of Toronto professor Jordan Peterson spoke against Bill C-16 at a Senate committee hearing Wednesday, arguing that support for the legislation was ideologically motivated. The bill would enshrine the rights of transgender people by adding gender identity and expression to human rights and hate-crime laws. Arguments that biology does not determine gender “stem from the humanities and are entirely ideologically driven,” said Dr. Peterson, a psychology professor who has spent the past year denouncing human-rights legislation for what he sees as its potential to infringe on freedom of expression. “It’s a tenet of the ideology that identity is socially constructed. … There is no way they can win the argument but they can win the propaganda war …,” he said. The bill was passed by the House…

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