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The SNP, equal marriage and a large dose of red herring

Equality campaigners across Scotland were quietly confident on Tuesday. It had been widely expected that the SNP Government would at least allow equality in civil marriage if not religious. After all, the measure had already secured the support of a majority … Continue reading

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Tell @NicolaSturgeon: we will stand with you if you implement #equalmarriage

We’re not far away now from the SNP Government up here announcing whether it will legislate for equal marriage. In the last few days, the leader of the Catholic Church in Scotland has promised an “unprecedented backlash” if legislation is … Continue reading

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Equal marriage event brightens miserable day at Holyrood

Getting my daughter out of bed in the morning in the school holidays is not easy. Actually, it’s not that easy in term time either, now I come to mention it. She’s a night owl and she would happily sleep … Continue reading

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