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Ed gives support for humanist marriage

April 30th, 2015 | Posted by Editor in Blog | News - (0 Comments)

In an interview with Pink News, Labour leader Ed Miliband re-iterated the party’s support for legalising humanist marriage in England and Wales. He said, There was widespread support for humanist marriage across Parliament during the passage of Equal Marriage and across the country, including from Labour. We still support the legal recognition of humanist marriages …
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News item from the British Humanist Association (BHA): Labour pledge to legalise humanist marriages as Government blocks proposals, disappointing thousands of couples The Labour Party has pledged to give legal recognition to humanist marriages if returned to power next year. The announcement was made as the Governmentpublished its report which denies legal recognition, in defiance of both Liberal …
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When a Tory MP describes his own Government’s top lawyer’s opinion as ‘nonsense on stilts’, you know you are watching something new in the Commons. For three hours during the Equal Marriage Bill debate, Labour led a cross-Party move to change the law to have legal marriage for humanist couples in England and Wales, as …
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