University pro-lifers win appeal over security fee that nixed events

By Kyle Greenham

Catholic News Service

EDMONTON, Alberta (CNS) — The Alberta Court of Appeal has ruled in favor of a student pro-life group that was charged a $17,500 security fee to stage events on the University of Alberta campus.

“It’s very significant. This is an encouragement for anybody to say things on campus that may be unpopular, so long as it is lawful and peaceful,” said Jay Cameron, a lawyer representing UAlberta Pro-Life. The court decision was announced Jan. 6.

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