Congratulations are in order to our neighbors to the north! Canada has passed legislation legalizing gay marriages, making it the fourth country to do so, behind the Netherlands, Belgium and Spain.
I am far too tired and hung over to provide any insight or analysis of this development. I will note, however, that I am interested to see how voters respond in the upcoming parliamentary elections. The strength of the religious right is certainly being tested; hopefully, the law will not be overturned.
In other news, I FINALLY saw someone reading the new Harry Potter on the metro this morning. I'm certainly surprised it's taken this long. Two years ago, I remember it being EVERYWHERE. Happy reading to those who've been waiting for it! (Dale)