The Canadian Press

2003-08-20 | Chretien-Same-Sex

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Some Liberal backbench MP's suggested calling a national referendum to decide the same-sex marriage issue. But at a news conference August 20th in North Bay, Ontario, Prime Minister Jean Chretien ruled out the prospect of a national vote.

Date: 2003-08-20
Placeline: North Bay, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 17 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << to have the referendum to decide the fate of a minority it's a problem is why we have constitutions do protect the minorities is what you have charter of rights so if it is always the majority vote with the fat by the referendum would defend the minorities >>

Clip ID: 20030820CPCN002