Is Stephen Harper losing control of his caucus?
A handful of Conservative backbenchers are speaking-out this week about being muzzled by party leadership.
The backlash seems to emanating from last week's apparent muting of MP Mark Warawa's non-binding motion that would have Parliament condemn the practice of babies being aborted because of their sex.
On Tuesday, Warawa also complained to the Speaker — with the backing of two other Tory MPs — about the Conservatives not allowing him to make a 'member's statement' in the House last week.
A CBC report claims that some Tory MPs are upset with the"heavy-handed tactics on the part of the Conservative leadership."
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"There has been predominantly informal discussion about what is, or what is not, our rights, and MPs have to decide what's wrong and what's right, and what our rights are," said one Conservative MP, who requested anonymity.
The MPs haven't gone as far as to set out other specific actions in protest, but "there has been discussion