UK


No rush to the registry office by UK same-sex couples

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 August 2014
Official figures show a modest take-up of the "marriage" option.

What is next on Cameron’s gay rights agenda?

Blaise Joseph | 28 July 2013
Now that the UK Prime Minister has had his way on redefining marriage, he has more plans on marriage and family.

A British Labour MP explains the case against same-sex marriage

Tom O'Gorman | 14 February 2013
Why would 22 British Labour MPs vote against same-sex marriage? Scottish Labour MP Jim Dobbin explained why in one of the best speeches of the night.

10 reasons not to redefine marriage

Michael Cook | 21 October 2012
Here's an excellent resource. The Coalition for Marriage, a UK group that supports traditional marriage and opposes any plans to redefine it, has released "10 reasons why the government is wrong to redefine marriage".

Could British teachers be sacked for opposing gay marriage? Probably, says QC

Michael Cook | 11 September 2012
Teachers and chaplains who openly oppose the UK's Government's redefinition of marriage face being disciplined, or sacked for their views if the law is changed, warns a top legal expert. The detailed legal opinion from Aidan O'Neill, a senior QC and a supporter of gay rights, concludes that legalising gay marriage will affect the lives of millions of ordinary people.

The Guardian’s distortions of Christian views

Peter Saunders | 16 March 2012
Peter Saunders refutes The Guardian's inaccurate, distorted and false editorial endorsing same-sex marriage from a Christian standpoint.

Briefing paper says same-sex marriage will harm future generations

Michael Cook | 08 March 2012
Seven out of 10 British people believe that marriage should continue to be defined as a lifelong union of a man and a woman, and more than eight out of ten believe that children have the best chance in life if raised by their biological parents. The results, revealed by a ComRes online poll of more than 2,000 people, come on the eve of the Government consulting on opening marriage to same-sex couples. The consultation is due to be published on Thursday next week.

Nasty no more

Carolyn Moynihan | 27 February 2012
British Conservative MP David Burrowes suggests David Cameron's support of ‘gay marriage’ is part of his decontamination strategy to show that Conservatives are a ‘modern party’ – socially liberal, ‘with it’ and cool.

British PM in undemocratic push for gay marriage

Peter Saunders | 22 February 2012
David Cameron was accused yesterday of planning an ‘Orwellian’ act of ‘cultural vandalism’ by an alliance of bishops, Tory MPs and legal figures yesterday over his plans to allow homosexual couples to marry. The ‘Coalition for Marriage’, a new grass-roots campaign, is seeking hundreds of thousands of signatures on a petition to maintain the current definition of marriage.
 

Conjugality deals with the true nature of marriage and the challenges it faces today. Our current focus is on the campaign to legalise same-sex marriage. We'd love to get your comments and suggestions. Send an email to conjugality@mercatornet.com


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