VANCOUVER, July 31, 2002 ( – The high priests of Vancouver’s Gay Pride Parade have issued an ultimatum to two senior federal Liberal cabinet ministers. They and two other Liberal MPs were given until today to come forward with their position on homosexual marriage, or face banishment from marching in Sunday’s parade. Such a ban would be considered a serious blow to politicians who thrive on politically-correct publicity.  Barb Snelgrove, spokesman for the Vancouver Pride Society, says the group wants Foreign Affairs Minister Bill Graham, Industry Minister Allan Rock, Secretary of State Stephen Owen and Ms. Hedy Fry (the local MPs) to come clean with their views on the federal government’s decision to appeal a court ruling that included same-sex couples in the definition of marriage. “They are not being banned at this stage,” said Snelgrove, adding that a full board meeting will be held once the responses are received. In fact, it is well-known that Graham, a homosexual, et al. have always been stalwart supporters of the homosexual agenda.  Chretien organizer George Wilson, a self-described “gay male,” says he “fears the pride society may be doing more harm than good,” according to the Vancouver Sun. “We’re using, effectively, censorship to not allow people to walk,” Wilson said. “As a gay male, I’m outraged.”  To read the Vancouver Sun story see:{F9DEEC97-09C6-44A8-B132-F414EAEF2B71}


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