From the March, 2005 issue of Touchstone
marriage The Ties That Bend by Graeme Hunter

The Ties That Bend

Divorcing Marriage edited by Daniel Cere and Douglas Farrow

Divorcing Marriage: Unveiling the Dangers in Canada’s New Social Experiment
McGill-Queen’s Press, 2004
(208 pages; $19.50 [US], paperback)

reviewed by Graeme Hunter

Canada has been in legal, political, and religious turmoil since June 10, 2003, when, in Halpern v. Ontario, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled that no definition of marriage would henceforth be acceptable unless it provided recognition to same-sex couples that is “full and equal to that enjoyed by opposite sex couples.” Copycat decisions soon followed in Quebec, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan. Cana . . .


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