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AGAR: It's time for push back against this defund the police narrative

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Last week I showed in my column that there are many for whom the phrase “defund the police” means eliminate the police.

Since then, the situation hasn’t improved and most media seem either unaware or unwilling to report on how radical the movement really is.

Black Lives Matter across Canada, in conjunction with Greenpeace, is calling for the total elimination of both police and prisons.

BLM and Greenpeace are self-appointed activists who were not elected to solve anything. Certainly citizens have a right to have their voices heard, but it is beyond doubtful that the majority of the public, regardless of race, gender or any other group has such a radical view.

The problem is that many politicians at the moment are paralyzed with fear and the activists know it. Activist voices are amplified by the vacuum left through........

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