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Confirmed: Advisory Council Has Voted to Award Order of Canada to Abortionist Henry Morgentaler
LifeSiteNews ^ | 6/30/08 | LifeSiteNews

Posted on 06/30/2008 4:34:14 PM PDT by wagglebee

OTTAWA, June 29, 2008 (LifeSiteNews.com) -  LifeSiteNews has received confirmation through various sources that the Order of Canada Advisory Council has indeed voted to award the Order of Canada to notorious abortionist and militant atheist Henry Morgentaler.  There is reported to be a movement among Members of Parliament and others to attempt to stop the award or at least protest it as being inappropriate and against the opinion of a majority of Canadians.

In an article in the National Post today, columnist Douglas Farrow reports that  "The decision, which is to be announced in time for Canada Day, is clearly not driven by popular demand. For example, an online poll by the Globe and Mail, with over 300,000 respondents, went 92% to 8% against giving the award to Morgentaler."

The public and leaders of various organizations opposed to the granting of the Order of Canada to Morgentaler seem to have been deliberately blind-sided by this sudden development over Canada's major annual holiday weekend when most are pre-occupied by family and community activities. Nevertheless, pro-life organizations are scrambling to get as many people as possible to inundate the Governor General, the Prime Minister and Canada's MPs with emails and telephone calls protesting the decision.

See yesterday's LifeSiteNews report with contact information:
Canadian Pro-Life Groups Appalled that Abortionist Morgentaler May be Awarded Order of Canada July 1st
http://www.lifesitenews.com/ldn/2008/jun/08062901.html

See Doug Farrow article in the National Post:
Douglas Farrow: "Henry Morgentaler’s Canada is not my Canada"
http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/fullcomment/archive...



TOPICS: Canada; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abortion; henrymorgentaler; moralabsolutes; prolife
In an article in the National Post today, columnist Douglas Farrow reports that "The decision, which is to be announced in time for Canada Day, is clearly not driven by popular demand. For example, an online poll by the Globe and Mail, with over 300,000 respondents, went 92% to 8% against giving the award to Morgentaler."

This is just the left thumbing their noses to the Canadian people.

1 posted on 06/30/2008 4:34:15 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 06/30/2008 4:34:54 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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3 posted on 06/30/2008 4:35:45 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

I’m starting to think we ought to lock-down the northern border first. At least Mexicans are generally Christian and hard-working ... Canadians seem to be an insipid bunch of lazy Athiests.

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4 posted on 06/30/2008 4:36:31 PM PDT by SnakeDoctor (Jack Bauer for President '08 -- All the world's terrorists hate him. Sounds like a fair fight.)
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To: GMMAC; fanfan

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5 posted on 06/30/2008 4:38:27 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Hemorrhage; GMMAC; fanfan
I’m starting to think we ought to lock-down the northern border first. At least Mexicans are generally Christian and hard-working ... Canadians seem to be an insipid bunch of lazy Athiests.

I think the borders should be sealed to prevent terrorists. However, I think you also mischaracterize the vast majority of Canadians. I've known a great many Canadians and they are all wonderful people (okay, they talk a little funny, eh), it is not their fault that they have been duped by a government that seems to want to emulate the worst European failures.

Truthfully, I think we would be making a wonderful move if we traded parts of California, and the northeast for some prime hunting, fishing and oil-rich Canadian land.

6 posted on 06/30/2008 4:44:19 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Ever been to Toronto or Quebec or Montreal?

The rest might be ok, but not Ontario and Quebec.


7 posted on 06/30/2008 4:47:12 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Conservation? Let the NE Yankees freeze.... in the dark)
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To: wagglebee; chuckles; GMMAC; Clive; exg; kanawa; conniew; backhoe; -YYZ-; Former Proud Canadian; ...
God forgive us.


8 posted on 06/30/2008 4:49:08 PM PDT by fanfan (SCC:Canadians have constitutional protection to all opinions, as long as they are based on the facts)
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To: wagglebee

Thanks wagglebee.

:-)

We couldn’t hope for better neighbours.


9 posted on 06/30/2008 4:50:24 PM PDT by fanfan (SCC:Canadians have constitutional protection to all opinions, as long as they are based on the facts)
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To: bert

Hi Bert: Please educate me. What did you find objectionable in Ontario and Quebec? More liberal than most? Thanks.


10 posted on 06/30/2008 4:53:06 PM PDT by Enough_Deceit (Proud Mama of a US Marine! Ooorahh!)
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To: bert

I’ll grant you that the many of the French Canadians leave A LOT to be desired (though the ones I know are great; however, they DO have jobs and don’t spend their lives looking for handouts), but most of the non-French Canadians have a fairly low opinion of them too.


11 posted on 06/30/2008 4:57:49 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: Enough_Deceit

Toronto is a typical euro socialist city. Quebec is French


12 posted on 06/30/2008 4:58:23 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Conservation? Let the NE Yankees freeze.... in the dark)
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To: wagglebee

The world just continues to become more perverse.


13 posted on 06/30/2008 4:58:49 PM PDT by big'ol_freeper ("Preach the Gospel always, and when necessary use words". ~ St. Francis of Assisi)
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To: Enough_Deceit; bert
Hi Bert: Please educate me. What did you find objectionable in Ontario and Quebec? More liberal than most? Thanks.

I assume he means the French Canadians who tend to be rather obnoxious and they seem to be particularly fond of the entire welfare state concept.

14 posted on 06/30/2008 4:59:43 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: bert

However, I do think that Montreal is one of most beautiful cities in North America.


15 posted on 06/30/2008 5:01:10 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
I've known a great many Canadians and they are all wonderful people (okay, they talk a little funny, eh), it is not their fault that they have been duped by a government that seems to want to emulate the worst European failures./i>

OK. I'll bite. Whose fault is it?

16 posted on 06/30/2008 5:01:16 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts
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To: wagglebee

I once talked to a Canadian consuler officer about a planned trip to the northern areas in Quebec. He said don’t go there, you won’t like it and may find the people difficult. He directed me to northern Ontario.

The next day when I got back to my office I had a mountain of stuff Fedexed from his office in Atlanta

I traveled extensively in the western provences including the Yukon nad Northwest territories where I found people to be very nice. The program Gas Station seems to be on the money. Good solid folks


17 posted on 06/30/2008 5:03:56 PM PDT by bert (K.E. N.P. +12 . Conservation? Let the NE Yankees freeze.... in the dark)
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To: LoneRangerMassachusetts

It’s ultimately their fault for voting for socialism; however, a lot of this is because of the huge populations in Toronto, Ontario and Montreal. I assume you will recognize that the people in the western parts of Massachusetts are far less liberal than around Boston, Canada has the same problem.


18 posted on 06/30/2008 5:05:15 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: bert

In my opinion, the Canadian Rockies are even more beautiful that the American Rockies. The people you meet in the big Canadian cities are generally similar to the liberals you will meet in New York, Chicago or California, but once you get out into the country, the people are wonderful and oftentimes deeply ashamed of their government. Many of the Canadians I know wouldn’t hesitate to vote to become part of the United States.


19 posted on 06/30/2008 5:08:41 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

Oh, Canada :(


20 posted on 06/30/2008 5:11:54 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (If it is going to take 10 years, shouldn't we get started? Drill here, drill now, pay less.)
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To: wagglebee
I agree all around Wagglebee, that this is the left thumbing their obnoxious noses and that Montreal is a beautiful city. Quebec City too is absolutely intoxicating.

I can dream of spending the rest of my life tending a small quiet farm on the Ile d’Orleans and thinking the rest of the world could just go away.

21 posted on 06/30/2008 5:26:15 PM PDT by A message
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To: fanfan
According to the official O of C website, the award criteria are as follows:

"The Order of Canada is the centrepiece of Canada’s honours system and recognizes a lifetime of outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. The Order recognizes people in all sectors of Canadian society. Their contributions are varied, yet they have all enriched the lives of others and made a difference to this country."

Someone explain to me how this guy fulfills any of these criteria.
22 posted on 06/30/2008 5:29:49 PM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: wagglebee

Absolutely sick!


23 posted on 06/30/2008 5:36:43 PM PDT by fetal heart beats by 21st day (Defending human life is not a federalist issue. It is the business of all of humanity.)
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To: bert
Ever been to Toronto or Quebec or Montreal? The rest might be ok, but not Ontario and Quebec.

Contrary to the opinion of some Torontonians, Toronto is not Ontario.

24 posted on 06/30/2008 5:52:37 PM PDT by kanawa (Don't go where you're looking, look where you're going.)
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To: wagglebee

I would send my Order of Canada back if I had one, but I always got some other trinket in my Cracker Jack box.


25 posted on 06/30/2008 6:16:51 PM PDT by Grig
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To: wagglebee
Pinged from Terri Dailies

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26 posted on 07/01/2008 3:31:29 AM PDT by 8mmMauser (Jezu ufam tobie...Jesus I trust in Thee)
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To: Army Air Corps

I don’t know AAC.

Maybe a liberal could explain it to us.


27 posted on 07/01/2008 6:19:31 AM PDT by fanfan (SCC:Canadians have constitutional protection to all opinions, as long as they are based on the facts)
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To: fanfan

Is this crap more residue from the damage done to the nation by Trudeau?


28 posted on 07/01/2008 6:44:09 AM PDT by Army Air Corps (Four fried chickens and a coke)
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To: Army Air Corps

Yes sir. :-(


29 posted on 07/01/2008 7:00:49 AM PDT by fanfan (SCC:Canadians have constitutional protection to all opinions, as long as they are based on the facts)
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To: kanawa
Contrary to the opinion of some Torontonians, Toronto is not Ontario.

That sounds identical to what people in south Georgia say about Atlanta.

30 posted on 07/01/2008 8:56:12 AM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee
Dr. Death. The liberals are just adding a few more nails as they seal themselves into their own coffin.That is a good thing!

Dr. Death. The liberal socialist hero!

He stood up against those Canadians who remain human.

Yes , the inhuman rises above the human, Monsters above the people.

The libs in Canada are going to wear the shit on this one for a very long time.

DO NOT FORGET THIS TRAVESTY, EVER!

And vote against the politicians who spawned this liberal socialist culture from Hell!

31 posted on 07/02/2008 6:35:30 PM PDT by Candor7 (Fascism? All it takes is for good men to say nothing, (Expose Obama))
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