Canadian House Of Commons Votes Unanimously To Ban Ex-Gay Torture, Bill Now Goes To Senate [VIDEO]

The CBC reports:

The federal government’s updated bill to ban the practice of conversion therapy has been adopted unanimously by the House of Commons.

MPs voted to fast track Bill C-4 on Wednesday afternoon. The Commons erupted in applause after the vote and several Liberal MPs walked across the floor to shake hands with and β€” in some cases β€” hug their Conservative counterparts.

Conservative MP Rob Moore moved the motion to fast-track the bill, which now goes to the Senate. “It’s a fantastic day,” Justice Minister and Attorney General David Lametti told reporters after the vote. “This is what we can do when Parliament works together.”

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Watch the applause in the final clip below.