Monday, 17 June 2013

Joint Committee on Human Rights reports on Marriage bill

The Joint Committee on Human Rights has published a report on the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Bill.

The full text can be found here, as a PDF file.

The uncorrected transcript of oral evidence given to the committee is available here as a PDF file.

The Telegraph has a news article based on what is said in this report, here.

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Monday, 17 June 2013 at 11:21pm BST | TrackBack
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Too early in the morning to read the whole of this but in the introduction I am struck by the frequent use of the word 'protection' in relation to those who might oppose the implementation of this bill. . What are they afraid of? That some people might have to recognise that same sex marriage will exist and would prefer to ignore it if possible?

Posted by: Richard Ashby on Tuesday, 18 June 2013 at 8:33am BST
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