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In the May issue I discussed the dangers of the Selma analogy , the approach to gay rights that seeks to adopt the strong and often coercive measures that were developed to fight against racial discrimination.

Well, it seems that the Canadians are well ahead of us . The province of Quebec has launched a state funded registry that will collect reports of “homophobic” acts, which includes “any negative word or act toward a homosexual or homosexuality in general: physical abuse, verbal abuse, intimidation, harassment, offensive graffiti, abuse, injurious mockery, inappropriate media coverage and discrimination.”

There is the unpleasant aroma of the police state in this.

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