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New straight civil partnerships amendment tabled for equal marriage bill in House of Lords

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  1. Andrew Hawkins-Kennedy 14 Jun 2013, 2:54pm

    When will these evil old bastards give up?

  2. On the other hand 14 Jun 2013, 3:04pm

    I propose an amendment to the Amendment as follows:
    1. Divorce be banned for parties to a “traditional” marriage in line with the lifetime definition.
    2. Only parties to a Civil Partnership may obtain a divorce/dissolution.
    3. All hereditary peers, and all Bishops, be removed from the House of Lords.

  3. Pontius Pieate 14 Jun 2013, 3:05pm

    The homophobes fighting for the fictional creation known as “jesus” are becoming more and more hysterical as they face the fact that they cannot prevent this Bill becoming law. The more they push the greater the damage to them will be because the public has seen them for what they are, bullies and homophobes and they have been dismissed as windbags of no account.

  4. Another evil bigot, homophobe fascist in the unelected house.

  5. In no way could this be considered a friendly amendment , this is his conniving weasly way to insert a wrecking amendment . Why doesn’t he just strap on a pair and table an amendment entitled “Hey c’mon I just hate poofs! ”
    p.s don’t try to contact the noble lord on a Sunday – he won’t reply ;because as a strict sabbatarian he’d like your Sundays to be as boring and joyless as his .

  6. Godric Godricson 14 Jun 2013, 3:33pm

    It never stops. There outing themselves in a last great crusade. Then we’ll know them for who they are

    1. On the other hand 14 Jun 2013, 3:45pm

      They outed themselves 30 years ago, they just haven’t learned anything.

  7. Jock S. Trap 14 Jun 2013, 3:39pm

    So many bills with the sole purpose to wreck the equal marriage bill in the Unelected House from Unelected people.

    All they are proving is the need for reform. The fact they wish to damage what received an overwhelming majority in the Commons, reflecting the country’s stance, show’s how out of date and touch they really are.

  8. On the other hand, if the amendment is passed, the House of Commons could then just accept it.

  9. Robert in S. Kensington 14 Jun 2013, 6:44pm

    Oh please Lord Mackay. He voted against the Bill on June 4th, now all of a sudden he wants CPs for straights? Disingenuous and it beggars the question, why nine years later he hasn’t tabled an amendment to the CP law until now?

    This ignorant loon obviously isn’t aware of the manuscript bill in which the Government will look at CPs for straights after passage of the Equal Marriage Bill. This will be shot down, guaranteed.

  10. GulliverUK 14 Jun 2013, 9:45pm

    That will be rejected because the government is already intending a parallel consultation and proposals for that – so it’s got nothing to do with the Same-Sex Marriage (Coupes) Bill.

    Old Tosser can put in what he likes – he’s not going to get anywhere with obvious wrecking amendments. At the end of the day the government will have to use the Parliament Act if the House of Lords exceeds their authority. And if they do that abolition of the 2nd chamber should follow immediately, with a new, fully-elected 2nd chamber — with no f**k-wit bigoted Bishops.

    I’m absolutely 100% for CP for straight couples, but not tagged on to this bill – this is for us and it shouldn’t be derailed or sidetracked by homophobes and bigots.

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