X is for XXX (Part 2! :-D): Bedford SCC Decision! :-D – Greater Granola Blog Project 2013

Love this video by @pivotlegal #BedfordSCC

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Okay, so by now I think everyone who reads this has probably already heard the news, but: WE WON!!! 😀 😀 😀
 
The Supreme Court of Canada unanimously struck down the three laws (Bawdy House, Communications, and Living Off The Avails) that the Bedford case challenged. The above link goes to the full text of the SCC Decision, but if you want the key points, you can check out Pivot Legal’s 705 Word Version.
 
You can read POWER’s press release here, while Maggie’s is available here.
 
 
Now it’s not all roses, of course. When is it ever?
Parliament, with it’s Conservative majority, has a year to come up with a different set of laws through-which to regulate sexwork in Canada (a number of friends in the business are expecting to be lobbying against a Nordic Model that criminalizes clients[1] in the near future…

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