Thursday October 30, 2014
Brenda Hardiman hopes decision in Amanda Murphy court case will set precedent to not crimalize people with mental disabilities
more stories from this episode
- Lucy DeCoutere speaks out about Jian Ghomeshi: 'From smooching to smacking... there was no build up'
- NYT's James Risen willing to be jailed for not revealing his sources on NSA's wiretapping story
- North Korea releases video of Shin Dong-hyuk's father, Blaine Harden says to deflect UN criticism
- Brenda Hardiman hopes decision in Amanda Murphy court case will set precedent to not crimalize people with mental disabilities
- Checking-in on stories of the week from Canada's radical makeover according to Michael Harris to judging celebrity makeovers
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Last January, we brought you a story about Nichele Benn, the 26-year-old who is facing several assault charges has a brain disorder and has difficulty controlling her emotions. Her mother Brenda Hardiman has been fighting the Nova Scotia government for eight years arguing people with mental disabilities should not be criminalized.
This week, she is applauding a Nova Scotia court ruling and Brenda Hardiman joined us to tell us more.