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In-depth Briefing on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill

29/01/2013 11:45 am

Here you will find an in-depth briefing document that has been sent to MPs and serves as a useful explanation of the key issues relating to the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

Sections of the Briefing

THE MEANING OF MARRIAGE MATTERS

RETAINING MARRIAGE SOLELY FOR OPPOSITE SEX COUPLES IS NOT DISCRIMINATORY

THERE IS NO MANDATE FOR THIS CHANGE AND THE VIEWS OF MANY HAVE BEEN IGNORED

THE BILL PAVES THE WAY FOR YET MORE FUNDAMENTAL CHANGE

THE PROPOSED ‘SAFEGUARDS’ ARE INADEQUATE

THE WIDER CONSEQUENCES OF THE BILL HAVE NOT BEEN ADEQUATELY ADDRESSED

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In-depth Briefing

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Briefing to Members of Parliament on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.