February Presented a petition against SSM. Saskatoon—HumboldtSK. Bill C passed just before midnight on June 23, when the Liberals agreed with the Bloc and NDP to force a snap vote on the bill.
It was an amazing thing. More than 60 percent of Americans now support the idea, according to a July Gallup Poll. But the platform stopped short of endorsing same-sex marriages, in part because Mr. It was sort of a sigh of relief that you know, this happened, but it's OK.
Democratic views on gay marriage support full equality under the law for same-sex couples.
Cariboo—Prince GeorgeBC. In two weeks, the entire platform committee will vote at a meeting scheduled in Detroit. Judy Wasylycia-Leis. He said there's a distinction between religious and civil marriage.
Stephen Harper allowed his caucus a free vote. Made reference to the some 15, protesters that gathered on Parliament Hill on April 9, citing opposition to the bill. Acknowledges that while she voted for traditional marriage 6 years ago, she has changed her mind.
It appears he may have received word he was to be chair of the committee on C, and thus wanted to be absent as to eliminate bias. Richmond Hill , ON.