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[UK] Government to Ask Straight Couples if They Would Like...a Civil Partnership Instead of Marriage
The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 5/12/18 | Staff Reporter

Posted on 05/13/2018 6:08:04 PM PDT by marshmallow

Straight couples will be asked by the Government if they would like the option of having a civil partnership rather than getting married.

Minister for Women Victoria Atkins is to launch a poll on the issue this month.

The move comes before the start of a Supreme Court case tomorrow challenging the law restricting civil partnerships to same-sex couples.

In a civil partnership - which came into law for same-sex couples in 2005 - a couple is entitled to the same legal treatment in terms of inheritance, tax, pensions and next-of-kin arrangements.

Last night, a spokeswoman for the Equal Civil Partnerships campaign said: 'If the government is allowed to have its way, it could be a decade or more before all couples have the same choice of marriage or civil partnership.

'Both the court of appeal and the government itself agree that the current situation is unfair and sustainable but all we are getting are delaying tactics.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Current Events; Moral Issues; Religion & Culture; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: feminazism; smashmonogamy; smashthepatriarchy; waronreligion
Full title: Government to ask straight couples if they would like the option of having a civil partnership instead of marriage
1 posted on 05/13/2018 6:08:04 PM PDT by marshmallow
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To: marshmallow

It sounds like a trick question. If you answer “no, I’d prefer a marriage” they’ll put you on a watch list of “haters.”


2 posted on 05/13/2018 6:17:35 PM PDT by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: marshmallow

I’d like to see ‘marriage’ reserved for religious institutions and a mere ‘civil union’ be the only thing a government can confer.


3 posted on 05/13/2018 6:20:20 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: marshmallow

Why are they asking the straight couples? Why dont they ask the faggots and sodomites too? In hindsight, non-conservative couples ruined the sanctity of marriage so its best to start as a partnership or whatever you call it.


4 posted on 05/13/2018 6:23:37 PM PDT by max americana (Fired libtard employees 9 consecutive times at every election since 08'. I hope all liberals die.)
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To: marshmallow

Oh heck, why get married at all? That is so 19th century!


5 posted on 05/13/2018 6:29:56 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

The graces that come from the Sacrament of Matriomony/Marriage.


6 posted on 05/13/2018 6:32:22 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: posterchild

I’m starting to agree with you. Civil marriage with government permission is a relatively new phenomenon, mainly for taxation purposes.

A marriage before God is more valuable.


7 posted on 05/13/2018 6:38:09 PM PDT by cyclotic ( We’re the first ones taxed, the last ones considered and the first ones punished)
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To: marshmallow

I’d like a civil partnership, but I think I’ve been married too long to ask her to be civil to me...
:-))


8 posted on 05/13/2018 6:39:59 PM PDT by Redbob (W.W.J.B.D.: What would Jack Bauer Do?)
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To: marshmallow

What is the difference between a civil pArtnership and a civil marriage? The state cannot sanctify a marriage.


9 posted on 05/13/2018 6:48:48 PM PDT by Haiku Guy (ELIMINATE PERVERSE INCENTIVES)
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To: Haiku Guy
But in the UK state and church are joined ever since that great theological debate over whether the king could divorce his wife rather than beheading her.
10 posted on 05/13/2018 7:03:23 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (I can't tell if we live in an Erostocracy (rule by sex) or an Eristocracy (rule by strife and chaos))
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To: cyclotic

I never understood why a couple would want a government to sanction their relationship. I would be happy to have the govt not know i specifically exist.


11 posted on 05/13/2018 7:36:18 PM PDT by posterchild
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To: Redbob

[I’d like a civil partnership, but I think I’ve been married too long to ask her to be civil to me...]

LOL

“My wife told me she wanted to go to a place she had never been to before. I said try the kitchen.”

Rodney Dangerfield


12 posted on 05/13/2018 7:43:04 PM PDT by headstamp 2 (My "White Privilege" is my work ethic.)
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To: marshmallow

The SICKNESS of Britain continues...


13 posted on 05/13/2018 7:48:21 PM PDT by EinNYC
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To: posterchild
I prefer to see the approach that was considered a couple of years ago in Oklahoma ... where the state legislature had drafted a bill to stop issuing marriage licenses and eliminate all references to "marriage" from the state code.

This is the best way to deal with the introduction of abominations like "gay marriage" in the law.

14 posted on 05/13/2018 7:49:41 PM PDT by Alberta's Child ("I saw a werewolf drinking a pina colada at Trader Vic's.")
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To: marshmallow

Marriage should be a private contract between a husband and a wife.


15 posted on 05/13/2018 7:51:12 PM PDT by Architect of Avalon
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To: smokingfrog

Its about the bennies


16 posted on 05/13/2018 7:54:10 PM PDT by Sybeck1
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To: marshmallow

Politically correct idiots.


17 posted on 05/13/2018 9:15:59 PM PDT by cpdiii (cane cutter, deckhand, roughneck, geologist, pilot, pharmacist, THE CONSTITUTION IS WORTH DYING FOR!)
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To: marshmallow

More erosion of Britain’s society. It’s very sad to watch.


18 posted on 05/13/2018 11:46:20 PM PDT by Crucial
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To: posterchild

I once said that to my state representative when he sponsored a bill to require registration of home school families.

I lived in Michigan at the time and reminded him of the recent news of the 19% graduation rate of Detroit public schools and that was something he had jurisdiction over, not my family.


19 posted on 05/14/2018 5:08:01 AM PDT by cyclotic ( We’re the first ones taxed, the last ones considered and the first ones punished)
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