Critics are accusing the Harper government of ideologically driven intimidation for cutting funding to women's groups even as it prepares to champion maternal health at next month's G8 Summit.
The Conservatives have axed funding for up to 14 women's groups in the past two weeks. News of the cuts surfaced a day after Tory Senator Nancy Ruth warned aid groups that they risk a backlash from the government if they don't “shut the fuck up” on the government's refusal to include abortion in the G8 plan.
Please, Canadians, make it stop.
And the CBC's Question of the Day:
Do you think that aid organizations risk funding cuts if they disagree with the government?
At the moment, the non-stupid, non-insane, non-indoctrinated are winning -- 85% yes.