Tag: Married Couple

The Moment that Sums it All Up

There was a glorious moment in this afternoon’s Committee evidence gathering session in Portcullis House for the Same Sex Marriage Bill which completely summed up the whole problem with the conversation the nation is blatantly failing to have on this

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Fifteen Reasons

Changing Attitude have published a new document called “Fifteen Reasons” by Keith Sharpe which attempts to give fifteen reasons why same-sex marriage is not an unbiblical idea. And you know what, it’s silly. Even just reading it through once I

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Waiting for the Real Test Case

Some brief thoughts on the B&B issue (copied and adapted from a comment I made earlier this morning). In both cases so far (Bulls and Wilkinsons) one of the key criticisms made by the justices were the inconsistency of the

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The Roman Catholic Letter

Here it is, the letter to be read out in all Roman Catholic churches in the country this Sunday. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Jesus Christ, This week the Coalition Government is expected to present its consultation paper on the

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Bull vs Hall and Preddy – The Appeal

The appeal in this case is out. The Bulls (quite rightly) lost when the court ruled very clearly that since Hall and Preddy were in a Civil Partnership, to not treat them the same way as a married couple was

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What is Marriage? – Children

We’re having some useful discussion on the previous thread about the George et al paper on Marriage. I want to turn our attention to looking in detail at some of the issues raised. Let’s begin by exploring where the procreation

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