Same-Sex Marriage

The first two hours of a debate on same-sex marriage from the Canadian House of Commons was shown. Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin… read more

The first two hours of a debate on same-sex marriage from the Canadian House of Commons was shown. Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin opened the debate. He introduced a bill to legalize same-sex marriage, focusing on the government’s responsibility to protect minorities. He was followed by Conservative Party Leader Stephen Harper, who opposed it the bill, as well as other members of the House.

Some of the debate was in French with English translation. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Same-Sex Marriage

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Program ID:
185566-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
First Aired:
Feb 16, 2005
Last Aired:
Feb 21, 2005

Airing Details

  • Feb 16, 2005 | 9:53pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2005 | 1:07am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 17, 2005 | 5:39am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 18, 2005 | 11:56am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 20, 2005 | 9:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 21, 2005 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 1