Nova Scotia man pleads not guilty to promoting hatred with 'Redneck Hangout' sign

Nova Scotia man pleads not guilty to promoting hatred with 'Redneck Hangout' sign

A Halifax-area man has pleaded not guilty to wilfully promoting hatred after he was arrested in September 2020 for allegedly displaying a sign, shown in a handout photo, that featured a picture of a noose and the words "Redneck Hangout." (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Angela Bowden) A Halifax-area man has pleaded not guilty to wilfully promoting hatred after he was arrested in September 2020 for allegedly displaying a sign, shown in a handout photo, that featured a picture of a noose and the words "Redneck Hangout." (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Angela Bowden)

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