O Canada – 2 Genders

At Last.

The Senate passed a bill that renders the national anthem gender neutral Wednesday despite the entrenched opposition of some Conservative senators.

The House of Commons overwhelmingly passed a private member’s bill in 2016 that would alter the national anthem by replacing “in all thy sons command” with “in all of us command” as part of a push to strike gendered language from O Canada.

Footnote by this blogger: us being often understood to be a short form for United States I would prefer “Canadians” but I accept the change.



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