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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- Same-sex marriage: 'No mandate', say MPs (BBC)
- The Government has no mandate to redefine the meaning of marriage (Daily Telegraph)
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