April Said courts in 8 jurisdictions have found the traditional definition of marriage not in compliance with the Charter. Said that in another years, no one will be challenging the right of two persons of the same sex to get married. The amendment was in response to an especially brutal police raid on the Montreal gay bathhouse called Truxx.
In fact, the lack of an ERA in the Constitution does not protect women against involuntary military service.
New Brunswick SouthwestNB. Opposes same-sex marriage. Disparate treatment of such protected classes must bear a necessary relation to a compelling state interest to be upheld as constitutional. Nov 27, "If the question is directly asked: 'Are you for or against gay marriage?
Mississauga—ErindaleON. Same-sex marriage became legal in Canada in when a series of court decisions declared that denying the privilege to homosexuals was unconstitutional. Mount RoyalQC. Siksay believes C will help to reduce prejudice. There was a shift in language in this particular legislative act, this was created to state who was welcome in Canada instead of who should be prevented from immigrating.
Said the notwithstanding clause does not have to be used to preserve the traditional definition of marriage. Said marriage pre-dates the existence of Canada, and said we have to solve this issue via a national referendum.
March While in 2nd reading debate, he said that "marriage is not an absolute right either. March 6: Volpe has come around to supporting C Commonwealth of Virginia decision, which prohibited the use of public funds for then all-male Virginia Military Institute unless it admitted women, the majority opinion written by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg stated that sex-based classifications may be used to compensate the disadvantaged class for economic disabilities they have suffered, to promote equal employment opportunity, and to advance full development of the talent and capacities of all citizens.
This debate is and should be about people.