Apr 231991

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On April 23, 1991, then Freedom Party of Ontario Regional Vice President William Frampton testified before a Special Joint Committee of the Senate and the House of Commons on the Process for Amending the Constitution of Canada. “Unless our constitution is so designed as to protect individual rights as opposed to group rights, no number of amendments, referendums, or any other democratic means can possibly address the gross injustices that will inevitably result,” argued Frampton to a committee that was openly hostile to his point of view. “The people of Canada will never be assured of security of their freedom and inalienable rights, unless the most overriding feature of our constitution is a guarantee of fundamental freedoms.” NOTE: Freedom Party of Ontario reported on Frampton’s testimony in Freedom Flyer #19. Continue reading »