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'Scurrilous' mail nest 20 days in jail
[AM Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Farrell Crook TORONTO STAR
Date: Feb 16, 1993
Start Page: C.7
Section: NEWS
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Mr. Justice Kenneth Langdon yesterday rejected the prosecution's request for a nine- to 12-month sentence to show society's condemnation of Brad Love's views. Langdon declared it was not up to the court to hold itself out "as some sort of thought police."

Langdon said he doubted whether either recipient of Love's letters, Mississauga South MP Don Blenkarn or External Affairs Minister Barbara McDougall from Toronto, "was much chagrined by the material.

Love photocopied newspaper stories about crimes, incidents, or protests or rallies involving racial or ethnic minorities, and then added his own comments and mailed them to the two MPs, Langdon noted.

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