This just in: Motion 312's second hour of debate for is set for 5:30 p.m., Thursday, June 7th, 2012.
Recall that this past Fall, 2011, Mr. Stephen Woodworth tabled a motion - C-312, that a multi-party committee be established to update a section of Canada's Criminal Code founded on 17th century science.
On Thursday, March 22, 2012, motion 312 was debated for an hour in the House of Commons with a second hour to follow. During the session, Mr. Woodworth argued that the law needs to be revised in order to better reflect advances in medecine.
Yesterday, we received a correspondance from Mr. Woodworth, reproduced below, informing us of the date and time for the second hour of debate.
Action Alert: Also as you read through the letter, note the MP's request for your assistance.
On June 7th, the debate will broadcasted lived on CPAC - www.cpac.ca.
For background information regarding Mr. Stephen Woodworth's motion, see his website.
Firstly, I’d like to start by thanking you for all of your efforts to date with regards to my Motion 312. Your support is greatly appreciated. As we quickly approach the 2nd hour of debate (currently scheduled for June 7th, 2012 at 5:30p.m.) as well as a vote to follow on June 13th (in the evening) it is more important than ever that we continue with the momentum generated so far and re-double our efforts.
Any assistance you can provide in encouraging Canadians to contact their respective MPs and urge their support would be a tremendous help.
I am greatly impressed by the efforts I have seen so far and I hope I can count upon your continued assistance during this crucial time. Once again, thank you for all of your support thus far – it has been vital in advancing the Motion.
Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament, Kitchener Centre