Robert Fulford: Listen to dissenters. Their views can be messy and inconvenient, but they sometimes change the world

Since the 1950s Canada has radically altered laws and practices on abortion, homosexuality, medically assisted death, women’s rights and same-sex marriage. In each case, this required dissenters to raise fundamental issues in ways that many people considered immoral or even outlandish. That kind of often brave dissent has transformed our moral and social landscape.

 

Robert Fulford: Listen to dissenters. Their views can be messy and inconvenient, but they sometimes change the world

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