Petition update

Reinstate Hedley's Airplay or also stop playing the countless musicians Convicted of Sexual Assault.

Kathy Brewer
Canada

Feb 28, 2018 — To: Randy Lennox, Doug Murphy, and Hubert Lacroix,

I would like to bring to your attention the petition to have Hedley's music reinstated on all Canadian radio stations.

It is reprehensible how the media has played a key part in destroying the reputation of Jacob Hoggard, Tommy MacDonald, Dave Rosin and Jay Benison, who collectively form one of Canada's most progressive pop rock bands.

They are Canadian citizens and deserve the right to not be cyber bullied and digitally harassed as stated here:

http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/cycp-cpcj/bull-inti/pres/cyberbull-cyberintimidoh3-11-12-eng.htm

They have been violated of their rights under the criminal code of Canada. Defamation of character is punishable by law.

Once the media reported the false allegations being made against this band, it created an online smear campaign against them. It has turned into a free for all.

I have a hard time understanding why you would pull Hedley's music from the air based on false allegations made on a social media platform like Twitter.

The public and their loyal fans are now asking, why are you still playing Bobby Brown, and Tommy Lee from Motley Crue. Who have all been convicted in a court of law. This is an outrage and it baffles the mind of all Canadian's.

I'd like to share with you this article from the Brandon Sun:

http://brandonsun.can.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=05cab0d06

I am including the list of names from people who responded in the petition so you can see what the public is saying.


Your CSV file of petition comments is ready to download at https://www.change.org/p/randy-lennox-unsubstantiated-claims-against-hedley-reinstate-airplay-isupporthedley/dashboard?download=3d3691e2-7428-439b-8998-de40328ef929.

Since you have pulled Hedley's music due to false allegations, We are demanding that you pull every musician that has been convicted of violence against women from all your stations Canada Wide. We might as well ask that you remove anyone who has also had false allegations made against them. What is good for the goose is good for the gander right?

I am asking you to answer the question everyone is wondering now, why have you not pulled the music of a band who isn't even being investigated for the allegations made against them on social media but yet you continue to play those who have been convicted of sexual violence against women in a court of law?

The public is waiting for your response!

Thank you,

Kathy Brewer

Correction: I had originally named Kanye West in this petition update. His name has been removed and I apologize to him and anyone who may have been offended.


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