Wednesday, July 4, 2007

"Abolish Abortion in Canada" is the Top Canadian Wish, CBC Announces

Pro-life votes reach 9,543 on CBC and Facebook's The Great Canadian Wish List ( - On Canada Day the CBC announced that "Abolish abortion in Canada" is the number one wish on The Great Canadian Wish List, a joint project between Facebook and the CBC. Since the rating began on May 28, Canadians watched with increasing interest as the numbers rose for the top 30 Canadian wishes. The fourth most popular wish, "Restore the Traditional Definition of Marriage," was preceded by the third, "For a spiritual revival in our nation." The second most popular was "I wish that Canada would remain pro-choice." Of the 16,000 people who registered their wishes, a majority of 9,543 votes supported the top wish to "Abolish abortion in Canada." "This should come as no surprise to anyone," said Jim Hughes, National President of Campaign Life Coalition (CLC). "We have always noted and the polls have confirmed that the majority of Canadians want protection for the unborn child. This poll of sorts by the CBC and Facebook only confirms what we have been saying all along." The CBC announces the winning wish at 7:30 a.m. on Canada Day:

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