Tory MP Rob Anders just can't seem to stay away from controversy this week.
Just days after he was quoted as saying that Thomas Mulcair "helped to hasten Jack Layton's death" he's now gone and publicly insulted a whole 'community.'
The member of parliament for Calgary West has posted a strangely-worded petition on his website asking Parliamentarians to vote no to a private members' bill on transgender rights. Bill C-279, introduced by NDP MP Randall Garrison, would essentially protect "gender identity" and "gender expression" rights in the both the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code.
Anders seems to worry, however, that the Bill would allow male sexual predators to dress up as women to enter lady's washrooms and change rooms; he — and others — dub it the "Bathroom Bill."
Here's the preamble to his petition that was flagged by CBC News:
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"We, the undersigned, citizens of Canada,