Same-Sex Marriage in Canada Term Paper by Top Papers

Same-Sex Marriage in Canada
A look at the status of same-sex marriage in Canada.
# 131410 | 2,000 words | 5 sources | MLA | 2006 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2006 in Hot Topics (Same-Sex Marriage)


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This paper discusses same-sex marriage in Canada, which it refers to as the biggest social change in Canada this century. The paper further examines how same-sex marriage was legalized, when the federal government, led by the Liberal Party under Paul Martin, legalized same-sex marriage for all of Canada. This controversial bill was dubbed Bill C-38, and passed by 158 votes in favour, and 133 votes against.

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"Arguably the biggest social change in Canada this century has been the legalization of same sex marriage. This happened in June of 2005, when the federal government, led by the Liberal Party under Paul Martin, legalized same-sex marriage for all of Canada. This controversial bill was dubbed Bill C-38, and passed by 158 votes in favour, and 133 votes against. Since then, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative government has put the issue to the vote once again. On December 6^th, 2006 Harper's government brought a motion asking if the issue of same-sex marriage should be revisited, in order to attempt to support the so-called traditional..."

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