Former Tory Leader Stu Murray, named today to head up the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, is among the nicest guys in Manitoba politics. But one wouldn’t call him a hardcore human rights activist a la Nelson Mandela.
In fact, one of the few times he had a chance to vote for human rights, he didn’t. That was back in 2002 when he voted against an NDP bill extending adoption rights to gays and lesbians.
Here’s what he had to say about that today: