Canadian Conservatives have come far on same-sex marriage – but far enough?


Ian Tester writes at Conservative Futures:

Last year, I wrote about and supported efforts to remove opposition to same-sex marriage from Conservative Party of Canada’s policy declaration.

I watched proudly as Rona Ambrose, Patrick Brown, Maxime Bernier, Michelle Rempel, Lisa MacLeod and others stood up for and supported LGBTQ rights. And I was proud to take in the Ottawa Pride Parade with a large group of conservatives.

LGBTories have become a fixture at Conservative events, and The Big Blue Tent is always one of the biggest and best events at Conservative conventions. The Party has come a very long way.

But today I wonder – have we come far enough?

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