Religion and politics make frightful bedfellows

Publication Source: Victoria Times Colonist
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Author: Jack Knox

There’s no doubt which side Elizabeth May is taking in the War on Science.

“Stop the Harper Conservatives’ assault on scientific research and informed decision-making,” declares the Green Party leader’s website, advertising a Sept. 14 rally in downtown Victoria.

A piece she wrote in Monday’s Hill Times, the Ottawa-based publication for political junkies, begins in a similar vein: “While the Harper Conservatives seem allergic to any kind of science to monitor and expand our knowledge of life on Earth. -”

May, apparently, is a firm believer in science.

Here’s something else she believes in: God.

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