OTTAWA, April 30, 2003 ( – LifeSite has learned that the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights has decided to hold two meetings on C-250, which would add ‘sexual orientation’ to hate crime law. Committee members agreed allow 8 witnesses on two panel discussions: on May 6th and 13th.  The Committee vote on the Bill is expected to take place on May 13th.  Kari D. Simpson Executive Director, Citizens Research Institute, has written the sponsor of C-250 – homosexual activist MP Svend Robinson.  In a revelation that is startling to many, Simpson reveals in her letter that Robinson was previously married – to a woman.  “Mr. Robinson, most Canadians are not aware that you were previously married to a woman. Conveniently you never seem to mention this reality to Canadians in your public addresses. During your early political years you defined your marital status as “divorced,” you are now living with a man. How do you determine your sexual orientation?,” asks Simpson.  In her letter, Simpson demands Robinson respond to pertinent questions on the Bill prior to its passage.  The questions include:  –  Are your changeable sexual practices the determining factor in identifying your current sexual orientation?  – You rely on the horrific abuses perpetrated against the Jewish people and Black Americans as plights equal to that of homosexuals.  Considering your personal ability and that of others, to “sexually orient” toward both men and women, how do you justify your bizarre rational? How many black people have the ability to change their race or colour?  – During your appearance before the Justice Committee on February 25, 2003, you equated the throwing of an egg at your constituency door a “hate crime.” Is it your position as a lawyer, politician and a man who has sexual orientations towards both women and men, that an egg tossed at your door is a “hate crime?”  – Why do you believe Canadians should be given special rights based on their sexual behaviour?  – Are you Mr. Robinson, promoting hatred and contempt against identifiable groups by suggesting that a number of religions are promoting “hate” by publicly expressing their religious beliefs?  – Can a criminal charge be made against a homosexual activist for promoting hate and/or genocide against someone with a religious belief?


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