TORONTO, Feb. 28 /CNW/ - Canada Family Action Coalition rejoices with the
news that the Senate has passed Bill C-2 raising the age of sexual consent to
16. The President, Dr. Charles McVety, says "finally Canada has come to its
senses and joined the rest of the civilized world protecting 14 and 15
year-old boys and girls from being sexually violated by adults. Our ten-year
campaign has paid off and the result is a safer Canada for our children. The
myth that progressive liberation of sexual behaviour to the lowest common
denominator cannot be overturned, has been shattered".
Dr. Brian Rushfeldt, Canada Family Action Coalition Executive Director
adds "I want to congratulate the 750,000 Canadians that signed the age of
consent petition and advocated for the protection of children. This victory is
proof positive that individuals can make a difference and right the wrongs
perpetrated by insensitive legislators acting on behalf of special interests,
instead for the good of the people."
We want to thank Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Justice Minister Rob
Nicholson, the Members of Parliament that voted for the Bill, the 19
courageous Senators that voted for it and the "brave" Senators that abstained.
For further information:
For further information: Dr. Charles McVety at (416) 456-0096 or Dr.
Brian Rushfeldt at (406) 295-2159