A pardon for Latimer could have consequences for disabled Canadians

Posted July 16, 2018 11:32 pm by Alex Schadenberg

A pardon for Latimer could have consequences for disabled Canadians

Shafer Parker wrote an excellent article that was published in the Calgary Herald on July 16. By Shafer ParkerTracy LatimerWhen I read the Herald’s report that Saskatchewan farmer Robert Latimer is seeking a federal pardon for taking the life of his 12-year-old daughter Tracy, who from birth had lived with cerebral palsy, I knew I had to speak up.Why? Because his application for a pardon is simply a continuation of the injustice Tracy has suffered ever since Latimer propped her up behind the wheel of his pickup truck in October 1993 and piped in exhaust until she was dead.It isn’t

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