The adopted ones blog

I was upset to read a conservative opinion post (see below) in The Globe and Mail back in late March, a deliberate dismissal of the voices of Canadian Mothers speaking up across the country about forced adoptions (you can find the links to these prior articles here and here).  This opinion piece was of course to be expected, as heaven forbid anyone acknowledge wrongs done to real live human beings and to make sure it never happens again. 

This article was written by a former chief of staff of the now PM Harper…hmmm…coincidence just after a Liberal Senator called for an inquiry? is what was running through my head as I read it. Tom Flanigan (the author) has an impressive array of degrees after his name from prestigious universities, so he must know what he’s talking about, right?

And yet the best headline he could come up with is this?

Past wrongs can’t always be…

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