Tag: Sex Couple

C4M – Ten Reasons – Number Seven

Here’s Reason Number Seven from the Coalition for Marriage’s “Ten Reasons” leaflet. Myth 7 Gay couples want to marry Polling shows that only a minority of gay people (39 per cent) believe gay marriage is a priority. And according to the Government only

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Same-Sex Marriage

I’m not going to rehash all the arguments you’ve heard over the last 24 hours. Instead, let me simply ask some pertinent questions. Will churches be allowed to turn away same-sex married couples from marriage enrichment courses? Will the Church

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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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Rowan and Parliament

Reports in the Telegraph this morning that the Archbishop of Canterbury has essentially told parliamentarians where to go. Dr Rowan Williams has refused to be drawn on the issue publicly, but has broken his silence to tell MPs he is

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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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A Suitable Test Case – Cornish B&B

This piece in the Mail yesterday caught my eye. The Christian owners of a seaside guesthouse are being sued in a landmark case – for refusing to allow a gay couple to share a double bed. Devout Peter and Hazelmary

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