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Geneva: ILGA. In a interview with Galician television, Castro criticised the rigid attitudes that had prevailed towards homosexuality. The approach to national unity is to grant special status to those Canadians who feel constitutionally or otherwise disadvantaged.
Activists in Havana attempted to hold a small march but were stopped by security officials, who arrested at least three and ordered the rest to disperse. The party also did not run any candidates in Quebec. Attitudes and acceptance towards LGBT people have changed in recent years to be more tolerant.
Cambridge University Press. On Thursday the House of Representatives passed a cross-party bill after an unprecedented national postal survey gave unstoppable momentum to legislate the historic social reform.
It first entered Parliament inwhen Deborah Grey won a by-election in a rural Alberta riding, more than tripling her vote total from the general election. InThe United States of America is more divided than it has ever been.
Reform's platform and policies emphasized the rights and responsibilities of the individual, Senate and other democratic reforms, and smaller, more fiscally responsible government. Gallup has previously found that Americans have greatly overestimated the U.
Retrieved 24 July Archived from the original on 22 December In May , on the Conservative Home website she wrote: "Gay marriage is a policy which has been pursued by the metro elite gay activists and needs to be put into the same bin [as reform of the House of Lords]".
We oppose ill-conceived laws that would restrict magazine capacity or ban the sale of the most popular and common modern rifle. The government's proposals have caused "growing discord" within the Conservative Party according to a letter written by a group of Conservative local constituency chairmen.
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