Friday, March 24, 2017

The Madness of M-103 Began With an Utterly Insane E- Petition

Conservative MP Erin O'Toole gives us a history lesson re the motion's origin. Apparently, it all began with E - Petition 411, which "came to the attention of Members of Parliament in October 2016 when the leader of the NDP surprised the House and tried to seek unanimous consent to table this petition."

FYI, the petition, which, in essence, gives Islam a jihad-ectomy (deft surgery, indeed), reads as follows:
Petition to the House of Commons
  • Islam is a religion of over 1.5 billion people worldwide. Since its founding more than 1400 years ago, Muslims have contributed, and continue to contribute, to the positive development of human civilization. This encompasses all areas of human endeavors including the arts, culture, science, medicine, literature, and much more;
  • Recently an infinitesimally small number of extremist individuals have conducted terrorist activities while claiming to speak for the religion of Islam. Their actions have been used as a pretext for a notable rise of anti-Muslim sentiments in Canada; and
  • These violent individuals do not reflect in any way the values or the teachings of the religion of Islam. In fact, they misrepresent the religion. We categorically reject all their activities. They in no way represent the religion, the beliefs and the desire of Muslims to co-exist in peace with all peoples of the world.
We, the undersigned, Citizens and residents of Canada, call upon the House of Commons to join us in recognizing that extremist individuals do not represent the religion of Islam, and in condemning all forms of Islamophobia.
It should be noted that this tissue of nonsense, obfuscation and outright lies, which sounds like something that could have been crafted by the Muslim Brotherhood's PR division, was presented to Parliament well before the Quebec mosque attack, the pretext for rushing through M-103.

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