Tag: Equal Marriage

Gay Marriage – ComRes Polls

This weekend ComRes published a whole raft of polls on the Gay Marriage issue. There are polls on general party support, ethnic minorities, general public opinion, teachers and sexual orientation minorities. Some observations. The LGB survey is fascinating simply on

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Comparing Two Petitions

As of 19:03pm GMT, 16th March 2012. Coalition For Marriage = 231,473 Coalition For Equal Marriage = 31,896 That’s a ratio of 7.25 to 1. Just saying.  

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The Thirsty Gargoyle tears the Consultation Apart

An excellent preliminary analysis of the Government’s Consultation. A Couple of Oft-Misunderstood Points In reading it, it’s crucial to remember two things. Weddings and marriages are not the same thing. A wedding — otherwise referred to as a marriage ceremony

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Same-Sex Marriage affecting Other-Sex Marriage

An interesting comment in the previous thread looking at these issues from the experience of South Africa which has had a unified marriage law for quite a few years. First our context. Gay marriage was legalised in South Africa through

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Scottish EHRC Proposes Same-Sex Marriage

The Scottish EHRC has issued a paper arguing in favour of marriage equality in Scotland. The full document was produced after a symposium chaired by Cambium Advocacy, a campaign consultancy. It is Cambium Advocacy who wrote the paper, not the

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Some Thoughts on the Prop 8 Ruling

In case you hadn’t noticed, there was a significant ruling in California yesterday. A US federal judge has overturned California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage. The judge found it unconstitutionally discriminated against same-sex couples who sought to wed. The state

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