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Petitioning Crown Attorney Office (Canada) and Prime Minister Stephen Harper

Crown Attorney Office (Canada) and Prime Minister Stephen Harper: Include people with disabilities as "identifiable group" in Criminal Code

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Supporters

A letter asking an Ontario family to "euthanize" a boy with autism failed to constitute a hate crime despite the hateful language, because people with disabilities aren't considered an "identifiable group" under the current Criminal Code.

READ MORE: http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2013/08/20/ontario-autism-letter-hate-crime_n_3786100.html?ir=Parents
and http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2013/08/20/autistic-boy-family-receives-euthanize-letter-ontario-newscastle.html

Letter to
Crown Attorney Office (Canada) and Prime Minister Stephen Harper
Include people with disabilities as "identifiable group" in Canada's Criminal Code.