“The rights of the people of Canada including the unborn, the elderly and those with handicaps are gradually being eroded,” the proclamation reads, adding that “the community needs to get involved to ensure the rights of all people are respected and upheld.”
The proclamation notes that the National March for Life has taken place for the last fourteen years “to bring awareness for the need for life-affirming solutions rather than life-destroying results.”
I can’t imagine how this one got by, however, get by it did and I’m pleased to see it. Here’s to hoping there is no retraction.
Update: You knew it wouldn’t be without controversy. Even though Ottawa has apparently had a Respect for Life day since 2002. I expect we’ll be seeing a Respect for Death day soon. Just to even things out.by