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Andrew Scheer urged to end 'boycott' of gay pride events after 2005 speech on same-sex marriage comes to light - 2019-08-22

F94.png Andrew Scheer urged to end 'boycott' of gay pride events after 2005 speech on same-sex marriage comes to light August 22, 2019, Alex Boutilier, Toronto Star

OTTAWA—The Liberals are challenging Andrew Scheer to end his "boycott" of gay pride events after unearthing a 2005 speech the Conservative leader made suggesting same-sex marriage cannot be considered marriage at all.

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale released a video of the speech Thursday that shows Scheer, then 25, explaining why he opposed the Civil Marriage Act, which legalized same-sex unions in Canada.

"How many legs would a dog have if you counted the tail as a leg? The answer is just four," Scheer said, paraphrasing a quote attributed to Abraham Lincoln.

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{{cite news | first = Alex | last = Boutilier | title = Andrew Scheer urged to end 'boycott' of gay pride events after 2005 speech on same-sex marriage comes to light | url = https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2019/08/22/andrew-scheer-said-gay-couples-lack-inherent-quality-of-marriage-in-tape-of-2005-speech-unearthed-by-liberals.html | work = Toronto Star | date = August 22, 2019 | accessdate = August 23, 2019 }}