However, different but equal is not discrimination. This is about protecting religious freedoms and the ability to speak without the fear of persecution. What of a child's perspective? If my math serves me correctly, the opposition side has members.
It is an important battle for minorities of whatever type.
Homosexual couples had a much more difficult time campaigning for same sex marriage australian capital territory law in Gatineau rights after this because the law was quite publicly against them. Throughout the 20th century, attitudes toward the homosexual community changed greatly in Australia.
Archived from the original PDF on 23 October See also: Recognition of same-sex unions in the Australian Capital Territory. Commonwealth Attorney-General Philip Ruddock said that the draft bill "will not satisfy the Commonwealth", which would intervene unless the bill was changed. Archived from the original PDF on 26 May Retrieved 9 January BBC News.
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In the same month, the bill passed the ACT Legislative Assembly and will go into effect 6 months after notification. This country was founded by people who came here from Europe, by the Judaeo Christian ethic. No Canadian should be discriminated against for any reason, including their sexual orientation.
It amazed me that my father, who was an African-American born in Alabama, raised under Jim Crow laws, emigrated to Canada in the mid s when Jim Crow laws However, many MPs in the House, including myself, in representing our constituents were unable to vote for Bill C during second reading.
Will this legislation mean that the government will have to amend 40 or 50 other federal statutes? One evening at a public meeting a constituent stated an old proverb to me, that there is a way that seems right to man, but in the end it leads to trouble.