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Donnelly blasts Tories on crime bill
New Westminster-Coquitlam and Port Moody NDP MP Fin Donnelly blasted the Conservative government for not adopting a child luring bill he and his predecessor Dawn Black tried to get passed for more than three years only to include it in their own omnibus crime package which his party opposes.
Donnelly said his bill proposed eliminating a Criminal Code loophole that allows sexual predators to communicate with children through electronic means.
“The government has not closed this loophole in the criminal code for years, and now they want to use it as window dressing for their mega prisons agenda,” said Donnelly in a news release. “Over the years, the government has left children unprotected.”