The Canadian Press

2000-07-20 | Gay-Marriage

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BC Attorney General Andrew Petter asked the provincial Supreme Court whether denying gays and lesbians marriage licenses was constitutional. Murray Warren had filed a lawsuit alleging discrimination after he and his partner were told by the vital statistics department they couldn't get married because they were both men. Warren said Petter had made the right move.

Date: 2000-07-20
Placeline: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << we're quite pleased that the Attorney General is now taking the courage to bring this forward to the, it BC Supreme Court which is an unprecedented act on the part of any Attorney General in Canada and we certainly applaud, that Mister Petrie courage in doing so >>

Clip ID: 20000720CPCN002