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Is the White Poppy Offensive?

With Remembrance Day here, discussions about the meaning of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance have become more prevalent. In the past few years, there has been a controversial new campaign promoting the wearing of a white poppy. Veterans have condemned the campaign as offensive and inappropriate.

What are your thoughts? Is the campaign offensive?

http://members.shaw.ca/peacepoppies/peacepoppies-why.html

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/11/06/red-poppies-say-it-all

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/anne-theriault-/remembrance-day-poppy_b_4219242.html

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/11/07/dont-mess-with-the-red-poppy

http://www.torontosun.com/2013/11/07/a-revolting-campaign-white-poppy-movement-is-pure-rubbish-and-you-might-be-subsidizing-it

http://commonground.ca/2013/11/red-poppy-white-poppy/

http://oncampus.macleans.ca/education/2013/11/06/in-defense-of-the-white-poppy/

 
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Posted by on November 8, 2013 in Uncategorized