I will be happy if she can give the House the assurance that the Government are in principle in favour of humanists conducting marriage, and that they will same sex marriage arguments for in Stretford the resources at their disposal to find a way of getting that on to the statute book. I hope that 21 May : Column would help to inform proceedings in the other place.
It is a simple argument to propose that here is a law that says that two people of the same sex can marry because of discrimination. The institution of marriage exists for the mutual support of the spouses and to provide a suitable environment for the natural procreation of children by the spouses and for their growth and development.
They agreed, as many noble Lords have already mentioned, to support same-sex marriage at their meetings. Search form Search. Such organisations could same sex marriage arguments for in Stretford unable to access ongoing funding and might have to close.
The often-quoted reference from Romans omits the following verse, Romans "Therefore you have no excuse, whoever you are when you judge others; for in passing judgment on another you condemn yourself, because you, the judge, are doing the very same thing.
Arguments against same-sex marriage centres typically on what opponents deem as devaluation of marriage as institution that could hard heterosexual relationships and their families.
There are not two kinds of marriage. This is not a development; this is a new creation. I do, however, join other Members in paying tribute to the hon. I received a total of communications on this matter, including letters and 48 e-mails.
You cannot make something that is biologically different same sex marriage arguments for in Stretford same. If I have one perspective, it is from First Great Western.
I therefore note and welcome the intention of the hon. There have been some religious objections, but the text of the proposed legislation attempts to make provision for those on an individual basis. I am not arguing with that. So I welcome the safeguards included in the Bill to ensure that no religious organisation or individual minister can be compelled to participate in a same-sex marriage ceremony.
The Bill simply allows people to get married—a clear and simple objective, delivered in a way that promotes and protects religious freedom. Unfortunately, some of those letters and e-mails to me also provided evidence, which I am sure your Lordships have seen, of continued prejudice towards me and my community.