Professor Richard Moon commented on the Bloc Québécois leader Yves-Francois Blanchet stifling free speech when he blocks critics on Twitter after they criticized his statements about Transport Minister Omar Alghabra.
Professor Moon said it is credible to claim that Blanchet infringed the charter-guaranteed right to freedom of expression of those who can no longer see or comment on his tweets.
— Published on Jan 26th, 2021
— Published on Oct 7th, 2020
During the first presidential debate on Tuesday evening, U.S. President Donald Trump mentioned a white nationalist group, the Proud Boys, calling on them to “stand back and stand by.”
In a Global News article, Professor Richard Moon commented on the President's mention, saying it seemed to have “legitimized and emboldened the group.”
— Published on Oct 1st, 2020
Professor Richard Moon has published a piece on the life of a conspiracy theory in the September issue of Literary Review of Canada: the country’s leading forum for discussion and debate about books, culture, politics, and ideas.
— Published on Aug 24th, 2020
Harper’s Magazine recently published “A Letter on Justice and Open Debate,” which was signed by more than 150 prominent writers, artists, academics and journalists from a variety of countries, and representing a range of political views. The Canadian signatories included Margaret Atwood, David Frum, Malcolm Gladwell, Jeet Heer, and Michael Ignatieff.
— Published on Jul 13th, 2020
Professor Richard Moon provided comment in a June 19 CBC Toronto article about an Oshawa store selling products that symbolize hate on their website.
According to the article, the owner of a military surplus store in Oshawa, says he didn’t know Nazi and Confederate flag items were for sale on his website. The owner continues to say that a third-party listed the products on his site without his knowledge.
— Published on Jun 19th, 2020
Windsor Law Professor Richard Moon wrote the University of Windsor's free speech policy.
— Published on Jan 9th, 2019
Richard Moon, Putting Faith in Hate: When Religion is the Source or Target of Hate Speech, (Cambridge University Press, 2018), DOI:10.1017/9781108348423.
Windsor Law Faculty Author: Richard Moon
Professor Richard Moon, a religious freedom expert, spoke with media following the Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Western University case.
He was asked to comment on the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the Trinity Western University case for the Religion News Service. The full story is available on the Religion News website.
— Published on Jun 27th, 2018
Professor Richard Moon was quoted in a Globe and Mail story about the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Trinity Western University law school accreditation cases.
— Published on Jun 18th, 2018