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5 Shocking Statistics About Conservative Views on Diversity, Muslims and LGBTQ People - 2019-02-07

F84.png 5 Shocking Statistics About Conservative Views on Diversity, Muslims and LGBTQ People February 7, 2019, North99

Diversity, multiculturalism, and openess are values that define what it means to be Canadian. But Andrew Scheer's Conservative party are increasingly using fear-mongering around issues such as immigration and asylum seekers as a short-term tactic to win elections. We see similar language and policies employed by right-wing leaders around the world, from Donald Trump in America to Victor Orban in Hungary.

But is this an aberration? Do Conservative voters actually hold such backward beliefs? The answer, unfortunately, is that in many cases they do.

Polling released from Abacus Data in December (links here, here and here) show large numbers of Conservative voters hold troubling views about diversity, Muslims and LGBTQ people.

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