Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Staggering hypocrisy

In today's NP:

No justice

Re: Court Rules Against Abortion Protester, June 9.

Linda Gibbons has been in and out of prison for more than a decade for repeatedly standing within the proscribed 150-metre bubble zone around Toronto abortion clinics. The 63-year-old diminutive grandmother protests quietly holding a sign that says: “Why, mom, when I have so much love to give?” Time after time she is arrested for breaking the law though she is hurting no one. The liberal intelligentsia has labelled her dangerous and evil.

Meanwhile, Quebec students continue to strike, wreaking havoc upon society at many levels, yet Canadian unions and the United Church of Canada give them their support.

One group of protesters, creating chaos and hurting a whole province in many ways, is strongly supported by the unions and the United Church; a lone protester, inconveniencing no one, is thrown under a bus. The hypocrisy is staggering.

George van Popta, Ottawa.