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November 8 Ottawa Justice Minister […]




November 8 Ottawa Justice Minister Pierre Trudeau expressed approval of liberalizing laws concerning homosexuality, and suggested that the law as it concerned homosexuals be placed before the Ouimet committee on penal reform. Trudeau's statement came in response to the dismissal of the appeal of Everett Klippert by the Supreme Court of Canada the day before.

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November 7 Ottawa In a three-to-two […]

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Everett KlippertPierre Trudeau

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Department of JusticeSupreme Court of Canada

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Lewis Seale, "Trudeau Says Ouimet Committee May Study Homosexual Problem," Globe and Mail, metro ed., 9 November 1967, p. 8.Tom Hazlitt, "Trudeau Backs New Homosexuals' Law: He'll Ask Thorough Study," Toronto Daily Star, two star home ed., 9 November 1967, p. 2"Criminal Code to Be Revised — No Homosexual Life Sentences," Toronto Daily Star, four star ed., 8 November 1967, p. 63