Most popular on The Conversation Tiny houses look marvellous but have a dark side: To illustrate this we can turn again to David Cameron, who claims: Being entirely a creation of the state, it [homosexual marriage] is an institution that needs to be coddled, and which demands a culture in which it is protected. Archived from the original on 10 July Gay Rights, Marriage, and Government Intervention. Following the Consular Marriage and Marriages under Foreign Law Order"a consular marriage may take place in those countries or territories outside the United Kingdom which have notified the Secretary of State in writing that there is no objection to such marriages taking place in that country or territory and which have not subsequently revoked that notice".
A lot of people say incorrectly that the Constitution mandates a total separation of church and state.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage
Of theresponses to the consultation, via the online form, email or correspondence, 53 percent agreed that all couples, regardless of their gender should be able to have a civil marriage ceremony, 46 percent disagreed, and one percent were unsure or did not answer the question. It is now crucial that as a country we protect religious freedom and the right of conscience and also not discriminate. Retrieved 19 February Liberal democracies, therefore, are not neutral political zones. As early asI warned that this issue would cause trouble for those faith-based organizations, not the state. The legal questions committee now has two years before it has to report back, with a final vote on the motion expected in