HEADLINES

Canada: The Power Of One Matters – Amazon Pulls Pickton Book

By Alistair Reign, February 23, 2016. Alistair Reign News Blog.

Robert Pickton’s self published book has been pulled from Amazon’s website following a petition placed on Change.org yesterday by the Solidarity with families of the victims of serial killer Robert Pickton – and within two days the petition reached its goal.

Solidarity with families of the victims of serial killer Robert Pickton · logo

I decided to publish this story, because it is a testimony to the power of one voice, and how that one becomes many, and changes are made. 

Pickton was convicted in 2007 of the second-degree murders of six women. He was also charged in the deaths of an additional twenty women, many of them from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside; however, these charges were stayed by the Crown in 2010. In December 2007, he was sentenced to life in prison, with no possibility of parole for 25 years – the longest sentence then available under Canadian law for murder. [01]

In December 2007 Justice James Williams handed down the harshest sentence possible for the second degree murder at a hearing in Vancouver. ""Mr Pickton, there is really nothing that I can say to adequately express the revulsion the community feels about these killings," he said. "Relatives of the victims erupted in cheers in the courtroom. Pickton did not react.In December 2007 Justice James Williams handed down the harshest sentence possible for the second degree murder at a hearing in Vancouver.

“”Mr Pickton, there is really nothing that I can say to adequately express the revulsion the community feels about these killings,” he said.

Relatives of the victims erupted in cheers in the courtroom. Pickton did not react.

“Pickton, 58, had been convicted for the murders of six women whose bodies were butchered in the slaughterhouse of his pig farm near Vancouver.” [02]

So apparently, the next on the” to-do list” for Solicitor General Mike Morris is looking into how Pickton got his book outside of his prison to the publisher in the first place.

We’re looking at all avenues,” says Morris, “I’m not going to speculate on what we can do in the United States, but we’re certainly looking at all the opportunities available to us.

Needless to say, I was more than pleased to be greeted by the following message this morning – the petition had succeeded with just over 55, 000 signatures.

Needless to say, I was more than pleased to be greeted by the following message this morning - the petition had succeeded with just over 55, 000 signatures.. Petition update · Thank you for signing Amazon took the book down. · UpdatePetition update · Thank you for signing Amazon took the book down. ·Number of supporters

Needless to say, I was more than pleased to be greeted by the following message this morning - the petition had succeeded with just over 55, 000 signatures. Petition update · Thank you for signing Amazon took the book down. · Change.org

The heartbreaking consequences of allowing killers to profit from their horrendous crimes is that the victims’ family and friends are made to relive the violent deaths all over again – Canada is better than this – We are not an “American Crime Story.” 

The heartbreaking consequences of allowing killers to profit from their horrendous crimes is that the victim's family and friends are made to relive the violent deaths all over again - Canada is better than this - We are not an "American Crime Story." Petition · Amazon.com Tell Amazon to refuse to sell serial killer Robert Pickton s book · responses

Faces of the women who had their lives cut short by Pickton.

Faces of the women who had their lives cut short by Pickton.

Canadians need to be on the watch, and never let Pickton get his book published. 

Ontario is one such province which prohibits criminals cashing in by writing about their offenses.

🔝


Please send inquiries and permission to re-blog this article to Alistair.Reign@Gmail.com, thank you.

Click Picture for a Popular Article

  • The Canadian Delegation to the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, May 1945. (Photo: Public Domain). (Alistair Reign News Blog www.AlistairReignBlog.com).
  • And now - a country with more than 10,000 people killed in the ensuing violence, over 10,000 more died of starvation under the blockade of humanitarian aid and supplies - the Middle East’s poorest nation, Yemen is reduced to the brink of famine.
  • UNICEF estimates nearly 400 children have been killed and over 600 injured in the past four months in the country, the poorest in the Middle East. 13 Yemeni teaching staff and four children were killed by a Saudi air strike on August 20. Two days before, coalition bombing in the Amran province took the lives of 17 civilians, injuring 20 more. UNICEF condemned what it called the “senseless bloodshed.” A Red Cross spokeswoman said the violence in Ta’iz, in southern Yemen, in just one day on August 21 left 80 people dead.
  • ery same government who deliberately allowed this occupation to take place last fall. Regardless of what is happening with a possible injunction application, I urge every person to call the Premier’s office in the morning, telling her she has to get her administration working overtime to get rid of tent city and under no circumstances to move this horror story a block away into Mt. Edwards where we’ll then have a PERMANENT tent city indoors, with all the same shit going on every day and night!
  • Yesterday I re-blogged two article's suggesting that Donald Trump announced his candidacy as a ruse to help Hillary Clinton secure the title of President of The United States. When a friend first emailed me a link to the article by J.K. Trotter published in the Gawker, I brushed it off as too far-fetched, However, I recently changed my mind, and I will explain why I doubt Donald Trump's campaign started as a legit quest for the presidency.
  • Women to be placed on Canadian bank notes. Merna Forster helps prove that the adage is true, one voice can raise the voices of many. Forster is from British Columbia's provincial capital, Victoria, and her petition has brought about recognition to an overlooked wrong that required "righting" - and that she did with an impressive 73,402 signatures.
  • Paramedics rush to the scene at the capital of Faso terrorist attack by Al-Qiada on January 15, 2016. The attack comes less than two months after a terrorist attack at the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Malian capital Bamako on November 20 in which 20 people died including 14 foreigners.
  • Iraqi firefighters and civilians carry bodies of victims killed in a car bomb at a commercial area in Karrada neighbourhood, Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 3, 2016
  • Many children in the street killed from a Saudi-led airstrike on a Yemen refugee camp.
  • Codepink protesters outside the NRA headquarters, Fairfax, Virginia June 19, 2016. (Photo: CODEPINK).

Click Picture for a Popular Cartoon

  • Satire: USA Denies Whites Can Be Terrorist
  • When cartoons turn into people
  • Donald Trump for President of the (Mexican free and NOW Muslim free) United Sates of America. (AlistairReignBlog.com),
  • Donald Trump and I Lama Crazy. alistairreignblog.com
  • Britney Spears Looking Hot in black leather in Toxic music video. who was sexiest? Britney in Toxic or Taylor Swift in Bad Blood
  • Donald Trump and a Cheshire cat have the same smug smile.
  • Donald Trump for President
  • Sesame Street - Grouch Apprentice with Donald Grump
  • Victoria's 'Homeless' Drug Addicts
  • Putin Pumpkin Head
  • Way-back Machine: Who Vogue'd It Best? Take our poll at Alistair Reign News Blog: AlistairReignBlog.com