Category: Marriage

Aug 05

Who’s best for Labour?

Christian Voice has put together a video considering the voting records of the contenders for the Labour Party leadership. We hope this will help Christians in the Labour Party as they pray for the outcome and vote for the candidates. Jeremy Corbyn has been in the House of Commons the longest, since 1983.  Yvette Cooper entered …

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Mar 10

Scottish registrars given ‘conscience clause’

The Scottish Government has given registrars a conscience clause not to take part in ‘gay marriage’ ceremonies. The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Act 2014 provides that local authorities must provide a registrar to conduct a same-sex ‘marriage’ but does not say that every individual registrar is obliged to participate. A spokesperson for the Scottish …

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Mar 10

Protect sex-ed from parents says health board

A Scottish health board has said sex education needs protection from parents. Dumfries and Galloway health board has voiced its opposition to a Scottish Government plan to allow teachers and students to opt out of lessons on equal marriage and same-sex relationships. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde,  Scotland’s largest health board, is also opposed to new …

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Dec 29

Osborne Reforms Could Increase Divorce Among Elderly

Family law firms are preparing for a massive increase in divorce among pensioners following George Osborne’s Pension reforms. Lawyers warn that the overhaul of pension regulation, which is set to come into effect in April, will add to the divorce boom the nation is already experiencing among couples who are near retirement age. The reason …

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Nov 13

Faith Schools Must Promote “British Values” of Gay Rights

Faith schools must promote “British Values” such as gay rights and other religions. The Equality Act, effective last week, gives inspectors the authority to censure schools that do not “encourage respect for lesbian, gay and transgender people, and other religions and races.” Inspectors will look for schools that are intolerant of same-sex “marriage” or engage …

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Apr 23

Clergyman Defies Church by “Marrying” Long-time Partner

Canon Jeremy Pemberton became the first gay priest to defy the Church of England’s ban on same-sex marriage. Mr. Pemberton was aware of the Church of England’s disapproval, but proceeded to “marry” his long-time partner Laurence Cunnington earlier this month in front of friends and family. Pemberton told The Mail on Sunday: “I love this …

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Apr 09

Government Concerned About Cost of Family Breakdown

Government is finally giving attention to the economic ramifications of family breakdown. According to an article reported in The Daily Telegraph, the Government plans to have midwives, GPs, and registrars talk to couples about their relationships in an effort to minimize family breakdown. After talking with couples, these Government workers will encourage couples to seek …

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Jan 16

Christian Voice Marriage Stand Creates Controversy

By Robin Phillips   Social media outlets exploded throughout 2013 with discussion of the resources Christian Voice provided to defend real marriage. Building on our 2012 briefing paper The Trivialization of Matrimony, we devoted much of last year to publishing resources for Christians to better understand the issues surrounding same-sex ‘marriage.’ (A select list of …

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Dec 04

Tom Daley seduced by older man

Since the Olympic diver Tom Daley announced he was ‘in a relationship’ ‘with a guy’ the papers have been in a frenzy to find out the identity of the mystery ‘boyfriend’. Our suspicions that it would turn out to be an older man have now been confirmed by a number of tabloids. The individual concerned …

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