Monday, June 20, 2005

C'est bon in Canada

Despite all the hateful rhetoric from the right, it's comforting to remember that there are many people who respect the judiciary and honor democratic principles of equality, justice, and decency.

In Canada, the NDP and Bloc Québécois parties are demanding that the Prime Minister extend the legislative session to pass the same-sex civil marriage legislation. What's the hold-up? The Conservatives are "filibustering" the legislation. (Gee, I guess the Conservatives in Canada are happy Bill Frist isn't their leader. Otherwise, what would they do?) The filibuster may yet succeed for now, but according to the Prime Minister, the Government's commitment to the bill is "unwavering."

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