"Cowardice asks the question...is it safe? Expediency asks the question...is it politic? Vanity asks the question...is it popular? But conscience asks the question...is it right? And there comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular but one must take it because it is right." ~Dr. Martin Luther King

Sunday 18 October 2015

I read  once of a man in his thirties being deported to the U.K. Because of  relatively   minor offence.He had been brought to Canada as  an infant and had never applied for citizenship. He knew no one in the old country and had no association. 

At the time,I was well are of  Canada's immigration rules. A person with criminal record is not eligible. 

On the face of it, it's entirely logical. So long as every country is as efficient at keeping records or creating  records or prosecuting crime. Or share a civilized view of what constitutes a crime. 

If law in a particular country can sentence a woman to be stoned to death for adultery after having been  raped. Or permits men in a family to rape and  murder  their women for what they deem to be
"Dishonour" , how does that equate with  Canadian Justice. ...how does it permit  men or women who uphold such laws, to be eligible for entry into Canada. 

Three people...a man,his wife and his son are currently in jail serving sentencing  for the murder  of  a former wife and three daughters. They are appealing the conviction.  

That is the question Canadians should be asking their government. 

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