During the tragedy of Hitler’s war 1939-1945, a concerned leading citizen, Mr. Niemoller, (whose) Christian moral principles were opposed to what was happening in his country, landed in a concentration camp. He made a famous confessional statement, “First they came for the Jews, I was silent, I was not a Jew. Then they came for the Communists, I was silent, I was not a Communist. Then they came for the trade unionists, I was silent, I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for me (and) there was no one left to speak for me,” so said Niemoller.
In today’s world, “first they came to abort this child, I was silent, I was not that child. Then they came for the disturbed 14-year-old child, and offer this child a sex change using hormones and surgeries, I was silent it was not my son or daughter. Then they came and tried to take my freedom of speech away, on publicly speaking my opinion on these issues.” But thankfully, I know I don’t stand alone, we still have many Niemollers to stand up for our Canadian Christian principles. On the Peace Tower of the Canadian Parliament building you will find this inscription quoting Proverbs 29:18, “where there is no vision, the people perish.”
Your fellow citizen of our awesome country Canada,
Hans Visser, Taber