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Party Policy Comparison

Issue Conservative People's Party Liberal NDP Christian Heritage Green

Sanctity of Human Life

  • The Party’s official policy declaration explicitly condemns sex-selective abortions.
  • Party policy declaration supports a Born Alive Infant Protection Act that would require babies who survive abortion be given life-saving medical care.
  • A conflict exists between the Policy Platform and the Party Constitution, with respect to an abortion law.

    The Constitution (good) describes as a guiding principle of the party: “A belief in the value and dignity of all human life”, whereas the policy declaration (bad) states that “A Conservative Government will not support any legislation to regulate abortion”.
  • No official policy statement on abortion.
  • The party is open to pro-life candidates and has pledged to allow pro-life private members bills to be put forward.
  • Supports abortion-on-demand throughout all 9 months of pregnancy, up to the moment of birth.
  • Bans pro-life Canadians from running as Liberal Party candidates.
  • Supports abortion-on-demand throughout all 9 months of pregnancy, up to the moment of birth.
  • Bans pro-life Canadians from running as NDP candidates.
  • Would withhold federal healthcare funding for any province that dares to implement any kind of regulatory barrier to abortion.
  • Official policy is to “defend innocent human life from conception to natural death”
  • Opposes abortion in every circumstance.

  • Supports abortion – on – demand throughout all 9 months of pregnancy, up to the moment of birth
  • Bans pro life Canadians from running as Green Party candidates

Funding Abortion Overseas

  • Official policy is that “abortion should be explicitly excluded from Canada’s maternal & child health program in countries where Canadian aid is delivered”.
  • However, Andrew Scheer has ignored party policy and pledged that he will protect the billions of dollars that Justin Trudeau has earmarked to finance abortions in Africa, explicitly telling the media that abortion funding would not be cut by a Conservative government.
  • Pledges to end taxpayer funding of overseas abortions.
  • In 2017, diverted 650 million taxpayer dollars to fund abortions & abortion advocacy in other countries. In 2019, Liberals pledged a further $700 million.

  • Says that the “right to abortion is… at the core of our foreign policy”.

  • Supports taxpayer funding of international abortions
  • Would “eliminate funding for abortion”.

  • Supports taxpayer funding of international abortions

Euthanasia

  • Opposes euthanasia legalization
  • Opposes extension of euthanasia to underage children, the depressed, those who are not mentally competent
  • No official policy statement on euthanasia.
  • Supports giving doctors the power to lethally inject their patients.
  • Liberal government legalized this form of homicide in 2016.
  • Liberals ordered a study directed at legalizing child euthanasia.
  • Supports giving doctors the power to lethally inject their patients.
  • Opposes euthanasia & assisted suicide under any circumstances.
  • Supports giving doctors the power to lethally inject their patients.

Conscience Rights

  • Supports “conscience rights for doctors, nurses, and others to refuse to participate in, or refer their patients for abortion, assisted suicide, or euthanasia”.
  • No official policy statement on conscience rights.
  • Opposes conscience rights for healthcare workers.
  • Asks employers applying to the federal Summer Jobs funding program to sign a pro-abortion loyalty oath.
  • Opposes conscience rights for healthcare workers.
  • Supports freedom of conscience for medical professionals.
  • No official policy statement on conscience rights

Definition of Marriage

  • Conservative policy declaration is officially neutral on the definition of marriage
  • No official policy statement, but Leader opposes the natural definition of marriage.
  • Officially opposes the natural definition of marriage between one man + one woman
  • Officially opposes the natural definition of marriage between one man + one woman
  • Supports the natural definition of marriage as the union of one man + one woman.
  • Officially opposes the natural definition of marriage

Free Speech

  • Official party policy is to “promote legislation designed to protect freedom of speech & freedom of expression in Canada
  •  Will narrow the hate speech definition to consist only of speech which advocates violence
     
  • Repeal existing legislation curtailing free speech
     
  • Block the Section 13 ‘censorship provision’ Liberals are planning to bring back
     
  • Withhold federal funding from universities who violate freedom of expression
  • Opposes free speech. Have said they’ll look at legislation to force social media firms to remove “hateful and extremist content”, an overbroad label likely to target pro-life & biblical beliefs on human sexuality, which we already know the Liberal Party considers “hateful”.
  • Opposes free speech, and wants to bring back the repealed Section 13 “censorship provision” of the controversial Canadian Human Rights Act.

  • Official party policy reads: “Defend against Human Rights Commission attacks on free speech and equality of all Canadians.”

  • No official policy statement on free speech

Compelled Speech

  • The official Policy Declaration opposes the state forcing citizens to speak words in which they do not believe. In a veiled reference to Liberal Bill C-16 which compels Canadians to utter made-up ‘transgender’ pronouns, the policy declaration reads: “Compelled speech in any form is a violation of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Individual freedoms of thought, belief, opinion, and expression supercede all compelled speech”.

  • However, this policy has been excluded from the 2019 election platform.

  • 2019 platform includes repealing the totalitarian Bill C-16 which requires Canadians to utter made-up, transgender pronouns like “zhe” and “zhir”.
  • Believes in forcing Canadians to utter words in which they do not believe, in violation of their consciences, with respect to the “preferred personal pronouns” of gender-confused persons.

  • The Liberals passed Bill C-16 into law which compels Canadians to refer to transsexuals and transvestites with made-up words they do not believe in, like “Zhe” and “Zhir”. It also forces Canadians to refer to biological males as if they were women.
  • Believes in forcing Canadians to utter words in which they do not believe, in violation of their consciences, with respect to the “preferred personal pronouns” of gender-confused persons.
  • Opposes compelled speech.
  • Supports compelled speech, in particular, forcing Canadians to utter made-up transgender pronouns they do not believe in, like “Zhe” and “Zhir”.

Free Votes

  • Allows Conservative MPs & Cabinet Ministers to vote their conscience on abortion, euthanasia & the definition of marriage.
  • Allows free votes on moral issues & matters of conscience.
  • Liberal MPs not allowed to vote their conscience. Must vote the party line, in favor of abortion & LGBT ideology.
  • NDP MPs not allowed to vote their conscience. Must vote the party line in favor of abortion & LGBT ideology.
  • N/A on moral issues.
  • Green Party MPs not allowed to vote their conscience. Must vote the party line in favor of abortion & LGBT ideology.

Transgender Ideology

  • Has no direct policy on transgender ideology, but in 2016, a slim majority of Conservative MPs (51%) voted against enshrining the anti-scientific theory of ‘Gender Identity’ in law.
  • Would repeal the totalitarian Bill C-16 which enshrined the un-scientific theories of ‘Gender Identity’ & ‘Gender Expression’ in law.
  • Supports the anti-scientific theories of gender identity & gender expression.

  • In 2017, the Liberal government enshrined gender theory in law.

  • Supports the anti-scientific theories of gender identity & gender expression.

  • NDP MPs introduced two Gender Identity bills over the years.

  • Opposes transgender ideology.
  • Defends the privacy & security rights of girls to have female only spaces without the presence of males.
  • Supports the anti-scientific theories of gender identity & gender expression.

Parental Rights

  • No official policy for or against the Liberal anti-spanking Bill, S-206, which seeks to criminalize parents who use spanking or physical restraint as a technique to discipline their children.
  • No official policy for or against the Liberal anti-spanking Bill, S-206, which seeks to criminalize parents who use spanking or physical restraint as a technique to discipline their children.
  • Liberals want to criminalize parents who use reasonable force in rearing and correcting their children.

  • Liberal Senators moved bill S-206 to outlaw corporal discipline by parents.

  • Under the proposed Liberal law, parents who discipline children with a spank can be charged with “assault”.

  • NDP supports criminalizing parents who use reasonable force in rearing and correcting their children.
  • Opposes the Liberal plan to criminalize parents with Bill S-206, which would treat spanking or physical restraint of a child as “assault”.
  • No official policy for or against the Liberal anti-spanking Bill, S-206, which seeks to criminalize parents who use spanking or physical restraint as a technique to discipline their children.

Legalizing Drugs

  • Has no official policy, but in 2017, Conservative MPs voted almost unanimously against legalizing marijuana.

  • Supports marijuana decriminalization.

  • Passed Bill 45 which legalized marijuana, the dangerous & highly-addictive gateway drug to harder narcotics. It permits 12-yr-olds to possess up to 10 joints.
  • At its 2018 policy convention, Liberal party members passed a resolution to decriminalize possession and consumption of ALL illegal drugs, including cocaine, heroin, crack, fentanyl, etc.
  • Supports decriminalizing marijuana, the dangerous & highly-addictive gateway drug to harder narcotics like cocaine and heroin.
  • Opposes marijuana legalization.

  • Supports the decriminalization of ALL drugs including heroin, crack, cocaine, crystal meth and fentanyl.

Prostitution

  • Rejects legalizing prostitution, explaining: “We declare that human beings are not objects to be enslaved, bought or sold.”

  • No official policy on the buying and selling of women for sex.

  • Supports decriminalizing the buying and selling of women for sex.
  • Supports decriminalizing the buying and selling of women for sex.
  • Opposes the buying and selling of women for sex.
  • Supports decriminalizing the buying and selling of women for sex.

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