CHANGING THE LAW TASK: READ THE ARTICLES ATTACHED AND RESPOND IN POINT FORM ARTICLE ONE: TRUTH AND ITS CONSQUENCES 1. What were OPP officers ordered to do in the First Nations dispute? 2. Why did Gary McHale and Mark Vandermaas get arrested? 3. Why do you think they were arrested for this? 4. What is Dr. King's viewpoint on breaking an unjust law? 5. What was historian Lars Hedegaard charged with? 6. What was Danish MP Jesper Langballe charged with? 7. Explain what is in Article 266b. 8. What did Hedegaard say about Muslims? Be specific. 9. What are “honour killings”, in your own opinion? 10. What are some of the statistics related to “honour killings” 11. What was Langballe's sentence? 12. What happened to Hedegaard? 13. In Austria, why is Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff facing three years in prison? APPLY YOUR THINKING: 1. What do all of the protesters mentioned in this article have in common? 2. Should you go to jail for protesting an unjust law? Explain. ARTICLE TWO: TEACHER SUSPENDED OVER PERSONAL BLOG RANT 1. What did Natalie Munroe's blog contain? 2. What are some parents demanding? 3. How does the Pennsylvania American Civil Liberties Union view this issue? What did they say? APPLY YOUR THINKING: 1. What is the right decision here for the teacher? Fired, suspended, reprimanded or nothing. Explain your answer.
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