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CBC Archive. March 19, God expects us to uphold and keep His commandments regardless of divergent opinions or trends in society.
Duterte slightly softened his position upon returning to Manila, saying that he opposes same-sex marriage but does not condemn LGBT people. Alvarez seeks probe of GSIS reinsurance contracts. Connect With Us. Water remains our saving grace right now.
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Children of parents who identify themselves as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender may now be blessed as infants and baptized in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints without First Presidency approval, President Dallin H. The Filmmakers Thomas G.
According to the Constitution of Canadathe definition of marriage is the exclusive responsibility of the federal government; this interpretation was upheld by a December 9,opinion of the Supreme Court of Canada Reference Re Same-Sex Marriage.
Following the electionwhich was won by a Conservative minority government under new Prime Minister Stephen Harperthe House of Commons defeated a motion to reopen the matter by a vote of to on December 7,effectively reaffirming the legislation. Downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. December 10,
The shift in Canadian attitudes towards acceptance of same-sex marriage and recent court rulings caused the Parliament of Canada to reverse its position on the issue. November 5, BBC News. On December 20, , a federal district judge in Salt Lake City issued an order legalizing same-sex marriage in Utah, striking down century-old state laws and a state constitutional amendment that defined marriage exclusively as between a man and a woman.