Wednesday, September 17, 2003

From the Alliance Advocate:

Liberals betray commitment to protect marriage

Yesterday, MPs narrowly defeated a Canadian Alliance motion to affirm the traditional definition of marriage in Canada by a vote of 132-137. Only four years ago, a nearly identical motion passed, with Cabinet and backbench support from the Liberals, by a vote of 216-55. The Liberals ran in the 2000 election on the promise that they would stand by their 1999 vote and defend the traditional definition of marriage. This vote confirms that they lied to Canadians during that campaign. The Liberals never had any intention of protecting the definition of marriage or appealing the court decision that re-wrote the law. The Liberals are hiding behind the courts.