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Gays don't need the right to marriage

The European Court of Human Rights recently stated that gay 'marriage' is not a human right.

Being equal does not mean being the same and, as marriage has always been seen as being between male and female with the resultant possibility of children, no amount of argument can make two men, or two women, married to each other.

And no government has the right to change that, especially as none of the parties mentioned it in its pre-election manifesto

Civil partnership gives LGBT couples all the rights of marriage, so there is no need for this very small group to try to change the meaning of marriage.


Tandragee, Co Armagh

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