Article: House of Commons Approves Transgender Rights Bill

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An interesting development: A bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against transgender Canadians was approved by the House of Commons today.

“Transgender and transsexual citizens are among the most marginalized and are too often victims of harassment and acts of violence.”

The bill had triggered vigorous, sometimes emotional debate in the Commons, and no big surprise, “Prime Minister Stephen Harper, most of his front bench and the vast majority of his backbenchers opposed it.”

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Commons Approves Transgender Rights Bill

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