May 3, Said in the House of Commons that the majority of Canadians are seeking middle ground on this issue. Up to votes were needed to ensure the legislation passes, although the only formal requirement for passing legislation is the assent of a majority of members in attendance for the vote.
Saskatoon—HumboldtSK. February While in debate, he stated that for liberals view on same sex marriage in Elgin, years, marriage has certain connotations. How can this be a charter right when the Prime Minister has told half the caucus they can vote how they want and the other half to vote the way he wants them to vote?
His government has sought to weaponize deficit spending as a political tool.
Bible inerrancy. The true libertarian considers both the conservative and the liberal to be misguided on the issue. Spanking kids. Da Vinci code. How religious liberals interpret the Bible: Christianity is a divided religion.
Follow her on Twitter: rdimanno. Rod Dreher, senior editor of the American Conservative: I am supposed to be heartened by North Carolina's vote this week against same-sex marriage. Do same-sex couples, in spite of all that opposes them, nevertheless fit the marriage prayer?
As the late sociologist Philip Rieff observed in his great 60s work of cultural analysis, The Triumph of the Therapeutic, Western culture had by then abandoned the Christian moral matrix, especially on sexual matters. Gay marriage completes the institutionalisation of the sexual revolution, against which the forces of social conservatism and religious tradition have been impotent.
Certain MPs who had previously not declared their positions on the issue revealed their stands on the bill in this vote. Joliette , QC. Saanich—Gulf Islands , BC. This article was published more than 10 years ago. Views Read Edit View history.