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58 members of Parliament oppose government's bid to recognize same-sex marriage

December 17, 2012

A group of 58 members of the British Parliament, representing both major political parties, have joined in an open letter opposing a government plan to offer legal recognition to same-sex marriage.

"We believe that the government does not have a mandate to redefine marriage," the parliamentarians state, declaring their support for the age-old understanding of “the institution of marriage defined in law as a union between a man and a woman.”


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