A pilot, you racist bastard!
So, the government passed bill C-38 last night. Good on them, and about time. They've been dragging their feet since the election to get anything accomplished. The budget, and rights for gays. I'm impressed, but still not pleased.
For the folks who think that the passage of bill C-38 is the end of the world, I need to let you know something. You probably won't even know the difference. Your church won't be forced to marry gay people. Your church won't lose tax-exempt status for not marrying gay people. Your marriage will not fall apart because two men get married. Your marriage does not mean anything more or less than what it meant two days ago. Bill C-38 was about equality, not about religion. People have certain rights regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, race, disability, age... this is just an extension of that right. Two men or women who love eachother and want to spend their lives together should (and will) be afforded the same benefits as a man and woman who love eachother and want to spend their lives together. That's it. What's written in the Bible doesn't even factor into it. That's a topic for another day.