23 March 2012

Separate AND not Equal...

...the new face of Canadian justice...

justice, eh

“When sentencing an aboriginal offender, courts must take judicial notice of such matters as the history of colonialism, displacement, and residential schools and how that history continues to translate into lower educational attainment, lower incomes, higher unemployment, higher rates of substance abuse and suicide, and, of course, higher levels of incarceration for aboriginal peoples.”
Orwell was right.

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RELATED: In other "cultural relativism" news...

...and yes, that'd be in Toronto...
In terms of physical punishment, the book advises that a husband may scold her, “beat by hand or stick,” withhold money from her or “pull (her) by the ears,” but should “refrain from beating her excessively.”

The store’s manager, who didn’t give his name, said the book had been sold out for some time, and the store’s owner, whom the manager identified as Shamim Ahmad, refused to comment for the story.


5 comments:

Rich said...

The Supremes= enemies of the people.

Neo Conservative said...

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hmmm... so what the supremes are saying is that you can't escape the past?

like, say... all the chinese people who came to north america a century ago to build the railroad are destined to forever be manual labourers? that's not what the law schools & medical schools seem to be reflecting.

are all italians destined to be sucked into a life of organised crime? let's ask julian fantino.

whatever happened to the concept of personal responsibility... "one people, one law?"

or, are aboriginals to be forever treated like helpless little children?

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Dollops said...

Six to one. Six raving bigots. Six "Supreme" individuals who don't realise that endless pandering and lowering of expectations can result in only worse outcomes. Lifetime appointments, eh?

Dance...dance to the radio said...

All you need to know is that tripe Ignatieff put in his book about that bastard in Saskatchewan who let his daughters freeze to death.

Norm said...

I did not know Canada had been a colonial power, I thought Canada had been a colony of a (sort of)European nation. I do confess I did graduate from Ontario public schools so that may be the cause of my lack of knowledge on th matter.