Answers On Innovation Thomson Reuters. Recognition of same-sex unions in the British Overseas Territories. On 2 Novemberthe Northern Ireland Assembly voted for a fifth time on the question of legalising same-sex marriage. The church opposes "all debased forms of sexuality and sexual practice, whether heterosexual or homosexual" but asks for "understanding and tolerance for those whose sexual orientation is towards those of their own gender" and encourages the wider church "to give a greater lead in the education of society, including Christians, regarding this issue, so that ignorance, prejudice and fear may disappear. Rugby League.
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Quick links. Marriage Equality [Date of Plenary Debate: In NovemberMembers of the Northern Ireland Assembly voted to support equal marriage, but the measure was blocked by the Democratic Unionist Party which issued a Petition of Concern; a voting mechanism originally designed to protect the rights of minorities in Northern Ireland. The duo nonetheless stress that their different perspectives illustrate the universal nature of the subject, and how they believe the law must catch up with a fundamentally changed world.
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