Same-sex stumble feeds conspiracy theories on Harper agenda
The conspiratorial would claim a hidden agenda, lumping this decision in with the campaign of Conservative MP Stephen Woodworth to force a debate on abortion in the House of Commons.
Mr. Harper, according to this line of reasoning, longs to reverse the liberal consensus on abortion and gay rights. But he knows that such a campaign would alienate voters who support his government's fiscal policies...
Globe and Mail • Jan 12, 2012