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Trudeau promises to decriminalize anal sex for 16-year-olds

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a homosexual news agency his government will be "moving on" lowering the age of consent on anal sex for consenting unmarried partners from 18 to 16 in Canada's Criminal Code.

The move is largely symbolic since Canada's higher courts have ruled the distinction discriminatory whenever it has been challenged in recent years but homosexual activists want the change since theoretically a charge could be laid at any time.

The question came up towards the end of a 16-minute video interview Trudeau gave to Daily Xtra on the eve of his participation in last weekend's Gay Pride Parade in Toronto.

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