Monday, March 16, 2015

Thousands protest sex ed in Premier Wynne’s own riding, accuse her of ‘betrayal’

TORONTO, March 16, 2015 ( -- Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets Saturday in Toronto’s Thorncliffe Park, a predominantly Muslim east-central district in the heart of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s Don Valley West riding, in what organizers say is just the beginning of an exploding grassroots campaign against the openly gay premier’s controversial sex-ed curriculum.

The protestors waved placards and chanted loudly as they marched from Thorncliffe Public Library to Thorncliffe Public School, where they remained for about an hour. The Subway to Damascas blog disputes the “hundreds” reported by mainstream press, saying that more than 2,000 people took part.

Khalid Mahmood, president of Thorncliffe Parents Association (TPA), which organized the event, said that 2,500 people attended. He told LifeSiteNews in a telephone interview that TPA now numbers about 4,500 people, is growing steadily, and is planning more protests.

Nearly 90 percent of Thorncliffe Park’s estimated 30,000 Muslims voted for Wynne because of her apparent support of multiculturalism, Mahmood said, but now they have a “sense of betrayal.” Wynne “has an agenda not suited to our community,” charges the father of two boys and three girls.  (more...)

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