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Gay marriages and heterosexual civil partnerships may soon be welcomed

Publié par Clifford Armion le 17/02/2011

Alan Travis

"Gay and lesbian couples could soon win the right to marry, and straight couples be given the right to form civil partnerships.

"The equalities minister, Lynne Featherstone, has disclosed that the government intends to consult over how marriage laws in England and Wales can be further reformed, despite strong opposition from some religious groups.

"She confirmed the coalition's intention to go further, as the Home Office announced it is lifting the prohibition on civil partnership ceremonies being held in religious places of worship."

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"Gay marriages and heterosexual civil partnerships may soon be welcomed", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), février 2011. Consulté le 23/09/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/gay-marriages-and-heterosexual-civil-partnerships-may-soon-be-welcomed