Defend Our Rights and Freedoms

The Harper Conservatives introduced a new anti-terrorism bill that is invasive, overreaching and dangerously vague. Acts of terrorism are a threat that must be addressed, but C-51 is not primarily an anti-terrorism law. We already have anti-terror laws. 

See Elizabeth's press release: “The words found under the definition of ‘activities,’ which affect the ‘security of Canadians,’ are so broad that this can apply to almost any activity, including nonviolent civil disobedience. This could treat peaceful protesters as potential terrorists.”

Toronto Star Green Party Leader Elizabeth May is "the only opposition MP with enough guts to critique the content of the Conservative government’s new anti-terror bill".

Green MPs continue to defend civil liberties in the House of Commons.  Stand with Elizabeth May today — add your name.

Tell your MP that sacrificing individual rights and freedoms is not the solution to the threat of terrorism.

Who's signing

Katherine Williams
Jennifer Stevenson
Martine Conway
Scott Johnstone
Roger Richardson
Maureen Stuart
David Linekin
Robin Annschild
David Mallett
Paul Dwyer
Margaret Carter-Pyne
John Chapman
Darryl Janyk
ellen reid
Catherine Lewis
Eleanor Brownlee
Tyler Stoelwinder
Marlene Dinsmore
Tom David
Cherri Mcclelland
Janet Bacon
Andrea Goodman
Ted Roberts
David Malcolm
Tom Rooney
Tom Flemons
Leeanne Mueller
Nick Drake
Kim Elston-Tuttle
307 signatures

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  • Katherine Williams
    signed 2015-04-11 22:54:28 -0700
  • Jennifer Stevenson
    signed 2015-04-11 20:42:37 -0700
  • Martine Conway
    signed 2015-04-11 20:30:59 -0700
  • Scott Johnstone
    signed 2015-04-11 19:50:32 -0700
  • Roger Richardson
    signed 2015-04-11 19:31:05 -0700
  • Maureen Stuart
    signed 2015-04-11 19:27:12 -0700
    I am opposed to this legislation, which shows total contempt for the Rule of Law, and yes, there IS such a thing, and for the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom. It also shows the Conservative Party’s disregard for Canada’s constitutional history and for the intelligence of Canadian citizens, no matter what party they vote for. It is shameless political manipulation.
  • David Linekin
    signed 2015-04-11 19:21:24 -0700
  • Robin Annschild
    signed 2015-04-11 18:34:53 -0700
  • David Mallett
    signed 2015-04-11 18:25:57 -0700
    C-51 MUST BE STOPPED! If not it must be overtuned after the October Election. Keep fighting.
  • Paul Dwyer
    signed 2015-04-11 17:37:30 -0700
    This bill must include an oversight mechanism, for the protection of all Canadians against the not so remote possibility of a police state.
  • Margaret Carter-Pyne
    signed 2015-04-11 17:09:58 -0700
  • John Chapman
    signed 2015-04-11 16:33:34 -0700
    Canada has been in my memory a country of fairness, full consideration, and political direction in the direction of moderation, human rights, and inclusiveness. This is not the case with the Conservatives (NOT the same as Progressive Conservatives as the branding of the latter has been usurped) and it is troubling and disappointing. There are many good suggestions on how to tackle the legitimate terrorism concerns with intelligence rather than ideology. I urge the current government to use common sense and not emotional reaction to tackle this urgent problem.
  • Darryl Janyk
    signed 2015-04-11 16:12:36 -0700
  • ellen reid
    signed 2015-04-11 15:58:49 -0700
  • Catherine Lewis
    signed 2015-04-11 15:56:53 -0700
  • Eleanor Brownlee
    signed 2015-04-11 15:45:37 -0700
  • Tyler Stoelwinder
    posted about this on Facebook 2015-04-11 15:40:37 -0700
    Sign the petition: Defend Our Rights and Freedoms
  • Tyler Stoelwinder
    signed 2015-04-11 15:40:03 -0700
  • Marlene Dinsmore
    signed 2015-04-11 15:07:37 -0700
    Do not take my rights and freedom away.

    I will not give up my Civil Liberties over fear!

    Unchecked powers by the government is wrong.

    The Government MP’s wages are paid for by our taxes. You work for US!

    We did not vote in a dictatorship don’t make us one!

  • Tom David
    signed 2015-04-11 15:01:12 -0700
  • Cherri Mcclelland
    signed 2015-04-11 14:54:48 -0700
  • Janet Bacon
    signed 2015-04-11 14:46:09 -0700
  • Andrea Goodman
    signed 2015-04-11 14:38:00 -0700
  • Ted Roberts
    signed 2015-04-11 14:24:20 -0700
  • David Malcolm
    signed 2015-04-11 14:12:09 -0700
  • Tom Rooney
    signed 2015-04-11 14:00:13 -0700
  • Tom Flemons
    signed 2015-04-11 13:57:55 -0700
  • Leeanne Mueller
    signed 2015-04-11 13:54:01 -0700
  • Nick Drake
    signed 2015-04-11 13:51:38 -0700
  • Kim Elston-Tuttle
    signed 2015-04-11 13:50:03 -0700