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Thursday, March 17, 2011

British Columbia CLA Stands For Freedom to Marry

Here’s some good news out of Vancouver in the Canadian poly trial.

A B.C. civil rights group is siding with a controversial religious sect in a landmark court case examining Canada’s ban on polygamy.

In final arguments filed with the court, the B.C. Civil Liberties Association says the law against multiple marriage is outdated and should be relegated to the scrap heap of history because barring polygamous relationships violates fundamental freedoms protected in the Canadian charter.

Thank you!

The association says it, too, is concerned about allegations of child abuse and sexual interference within polygamous communities, but it argues that criminal activity should be investigated and prosecuted whether it occurs in polygamous or monogamous relationships.

Exactly! Good for the BCCLA. Prosecute ABUSERS. Let adults marry any consenting adults.
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1 comment:

  1. sounds like a wonderful step in the right direction!

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