A strategically-launched bill by the governing Conservative party in Alberta is not sitting well with those who are in support of gay-straight student alliances in schools.
The Tories are being accused of launching their bill on the issue as a means to block the progress of the Liberals’ bill on the very same topic.
“The Conservative bill is touted as addressing the same issue, but I would suggest that it isn’t,” Kelly Ernst, president of the Rocky Mountain Civil Liberties Association, told Yahoo Canada News.
“It is a very politically cunning bill and I think it was used as a way to squelch the rather popular Liberal bill. From what I gather Bill 202 was gaining a lot of support.”
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