Background to the holy wars and the First Crusade's conquest of Jerusalem, a holy city for Jews, Christians and Muslims.
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Canadian transgender rights activists were outraged after conservative senators protested against adding a definition "gender identity" to the hate crimes protection bill under the Human Rights Act. Senator Donald Platt argued against the wording used in Bill C-279, saying the rights of others could be affected: "If my five-year-old granddaughter doesn’t want to be in a bathroom with a biological male, what’s her option?"