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Canada abolishes "conversion therapy"

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Evangelicalhumanist, Dec 1, 2021.

  1. Evangelicalhumanist

    Evangelicalhumanist "Truth" isn't a thing...
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    In a remarkable vote in the House of Commons, the government of Canada today made the practice of "therapy to change sexual orientation or gender identity" illegal. This was done by unanimous consent of the House of Commons.

    Wow!
     
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    Canada is our hat. I wish it was our brain.
     
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    I'm surprise not even a back bencher of the Conservative Party dared to go on record against such a ban. Cuddos to that decision.
     
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    I get the impression that the Conservatives knew for sure they would lose, as the Bloc and NDP both supported it, so rather than sound like some of them still held archaic beliefs, they figured the only way to earn any political points at all was to just get it over with, following O'toole's lead.
     
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    Looks like Canada has unquestionably become the torch bearer of freedom, equality, and a higher quality of life in North America.
     
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    Well done Canada - meanwhile the US reels in abortion rights
     
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  8. fantome profane

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    I am double shocked. I am shocked and pleased that this was unanimous, and I am shocked and disgusted that this didn’t happen decades ago.
     
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