Social conservatives present a thorny problem for the next Conservative leader - 2020-01-30

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F94.png Social conservatives present a thorny problem for the next Conservative leader January 30, 2020, Susan Delacourt, Toronto Star

Social conservatives are definitely falling out of fashion with Conservatives, who worry that they've become a drag on the party's chances for winning the next election.

But is pushing them to the margins going to turn into another, bigger problem for politics at large in Canada? Are Conservatives creating a whole new breed of "deplorables" — Canadian-style?

A lively debate is under way in the Conservative leadership contest about whether candidates opposed to same-sex marriage, abortion and so on should be allowed to run.

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