New Conservative leader Erin O’Toole is being scrutinized for his courting of social conservatives during the recent leadership race and is being accused of having a “secret pro-life agenda” despite him being pro-choice.

In addition, Liberal MP Pam Damoff is urging O’Toole to permanently remove social conservative MP Derek Sloan from the Conservative caucus.

True North fellow Lindsay Shepherd discusses what social conservatism might bring to the table today and why it is ill-considered to suggest this political faction has no place in public life.

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