Saturday, July 23, 2005

Gay marriage legalized in New Brunswick

Gay marriage legalized in New Brunswick A New Brunswick court ruling has made same-sex marriage legal in the Canadian province, at least temporarily. Court of Queen\'s Bench Justice Judith Clendening ruled that common-law marriage was the union of "two persons" - not a man and a woman. Brad Green, New Brunswick\'s justice minister, told reporters: "What the court has said here in New Brunswick is that the traditional definition of marriage is no longer the law, that any two individuals can get married." The court gave the province 10 days to make any necessary administrative changes. Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Prince Edward Island are now the only jurisdictions where same-sex marriages aren\'t the law in Canada.   View more.... [Date: 24-Jun-05 ]

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