The Combined

Results of

A Hamilton Public Policy "Referendum"

These figures are the totals of the 617 "ballots" received from both "referendum ads" published in The Hamilton Mountain News and The Spectator

In response to the recent Ontario Human Rights Commission decree ordering Hamilton Mayor Morrow to proclaim "Gay Pride Days" if requested, and to pay a $ 5000.00 "fine. for his failure to have done so in 1991:

Question

Agree/support

Disagree/reject

No Response

1. I agree/disagree with the Human Rights Commission judgment.

8

608

1

2. I believe/do not believe that public policy should be developed by the elected representative(s) of the people, not decreed by an appointed tribunal of "elitists"

593

20

4

3. I support/reject the right of consenting adults to pursue whatever sexual activity they may chose in private.

389

191

37

4. I support/reject the determination of any minority to impose its agenda as public policy without the consent of the majority

9

600

10

5. ! would/would not support the dissolution of the Ontario Human Rights Commission.

506

89

22

6. Since the Ontario Human Rights Code prohibits discrimination based on religion or creed I would/would not support government initiatives to prohibit discrimination in Ontario public schooling and public life, based on the religion. of the majority who prefer the theistic values of Moses (The Ten Commandments) and Jesus (The Sermon on the Mount) on which Canada is founded, to the atheistic and subversive, secular values of Marx and Madonna, in setting public policy.

407

134

69

7. I would/would not support Mayor Morrow in appealing this O.H.R.C. decree to the appropriate Appeal Court.

607

7

3

Total Responses

617

Survey conducted in Hamilton, Ontario Canada by Ken Campbell, in 1995


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