Yesterday’s vote in the Church of Ireland’s General Synod on Motion 8 was withdrawn on a proceedural technicality, as reported in the Irish Times. A MOTION affirming traditional church teaching on marriage could not be taken at the Church of …

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This is the text of the new amendment to be moved by Lord Alli. Having been tied up for the past 48 hours, I’ll leave comment until tomorrow. Before Clause 201 LORD ALLI BARONESS BUTLER-SLOSS BARONESS CAMPBELL OF SURBITON 53* …

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Last year, the Government came to a handy compromise over the Criminal Justice and Immigration Bill. Despite including (rightly so) clauses to prohibit “incitement to hatred on the grounds of sexual orientation”, they included the following clause which has (“will” …

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