1 Million March 4 Children Organizer: Canadians from All Walks of Life Are United against the LGBT Agenda
John-Henry Westen : Sep 29, 2023
"...There is an appetite from all factions, not just from the Muslim community, all factions to be like, 'You know what, let's come together. One nation, one flag. It's very simple, and that's [to] protect Canada's kids.'" -Kamel El-Cheikh
[LifeSiteNews.com] Many people thought that the Million Person March would not happen last week. And yet, the march, composed of people who want to protect their children, especially over "alphabet" issues, was a resounding success. (Image: LifeSiteNews.com)
Joining me on this episode of The John-Henry Westen Show is Kamel El-Cheikh, organizer of the Million Person March, to discuss the reasons behind the march as well as its aftermath.
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El-Cheikh was born in Lebanon in 1980 after his father decided not to emigrate to Canada despite getting a visa in 1971. Four years later, the Lebanese Civil War broke out, and El-Cheikh saw bodies in the street while still a child. His family finally moved to Canada in the midst of the civil war. The experiences he had, [gave] him a fearlessness he still has, accompanied by an appreciation of what Canada should be.
Discussing the message of the march, El-Cheikh tells me that while "pride" has its own banking apps, its own month, season, year, and stickers, it seems that people are not allowed to disagree with the message of "pride" or have a day for parents. While he may disagree with the lifestyle lived and advocated by those in the LGBT movement, and may say they have a right to their opinion, he finds it "incredibly disturbing" that LGBT activists would "scold us for asking for something so fundamental, so simple": the right of a parent to raise a child, a right that comes from God.
We also discuss the large Muslim presence at the march, with El-Cheikh, a Muslim himself, telling me that like the Christian community, "they just want Canada back." According to El-Cheikh, the Muslim community is "responding to the call that we need to reunite with fellow Christians, fellow Buddhists, and all that kind of stuff, because if we're not united, and there's a lot we have in common... we can't liberate Canada's kids."
"There is an appetite from all factions, not just from the Muslim community, all factions to be like, 'You know what, let's come together. One nation, one flag. It's very simple, and that's [to] protect Canada's kids,'" he says.
We also speak about the large police presence at the march, with El-Cheikh giving the police credit for how they handled the counter-protests. He says "they did a great job because [the counter-protests were] above their heads."
Recalling the days leading up to the march, El-Cheikh says he met with the police multiple times to discuss what would happen there, and counter-protesters were originally given a limited area to protest. The plans he made with police, however, kept changing, even to the point where he had to warn those organizing the event with him to be "versatile" in the face of a changing situation. (Screengrab image: via RebelNews)
El-Cheikh also insisted that while his side was to remain non-violent, any violence that did break out would be pinned on the police, with his delivery causing multiple police officers to shed tears. Eventually the counter-protesters diminished in number after his word with the police.
Even so, El-Cheikh is not done protesting for the protection of Canadian children.
"Think of this as a victory for... every Canadian," he says. "Now you..." Subscribe for free to Breaking Christian News here
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