Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 2 October 2014

Civil partnerships need an overhaul

With the first same-sex marriage taking place in Britain last weekend, is not the time ripe either to pass legislation permitting civil partnerships between heterosexual couples, or to repeal the legislation recognising same-sex civil partnerships?

Until such legislation is passed, is not unjustified discrimination being manifested?

PETER CAVE

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