2nd December 2014
Peer who said same-sex marriage would lead to ‘immorality’ fights for humanist weddings 20
9:26 AM — Baroness Butler-Sloss, who staunchly opposed same-sex marriage during last year's debates, has said now that it is legal, there is no reason humanist weddings should not be allowed to take place.
14th July 2014
Head of abuse inquiry who said same-sex marriage would lead to ‘immorality’, steps down 15
2:00 PM — The retired judge appointed to chair a child abuse inquiry, and one of the most vocal critics of the government’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage for England and Wales, has stepped down.
9th July 2013
Tory minister jokes that she is married to George Clooney but that he has gay affairs, in Lords debate 20
1:38 AM — As the nine hours of debate around equal marriage drew to a close in the House of Lords this evening, the peers began to get inventive in using examples of fantasy marriages to George Clooney, in order to give legal definitions of issues such as adultery.
30th March 2013
Top family lawyer: The government should stop ‘faffing around with gay marriage’ 64
2:17 AM — One of Britain's leading family lawyers has accused David Cameron's government of "faffing around with gay marriage" rather than tackling other injustices within marital law.