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Disciplinary Hearing for BC Nurse Endorsing Sex-Based Rights Raises Concerns of ‘Policing Speech’: JCCF

A B.C. nurse is facing a disciplinary hearing after the province’s regulator for nurses and midwives alleged that her remarks about “sex-based rights” were “discriminatory” to transgender people.
The hearing, which began on Sept. 21, raises concerns that Canadian regulatory bodies are “policing the speech” of professionals, a legal advocacy group says.
In November 2020, the British Columbia College of Nurses and Midwives began investigating Amy Hamm, a registered nurse in Vancouver. The regulator referred Hamm to its Disciplinary Committee, which said in a citation that between July 2018 and March 2021, Hamm made “discriminatory and derogatory statements regarding transgender people” across various online platforms….

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